Swan valley is located in the upper reaches of Swan River between Guildford and Bells Rapids. Darling Scarp is bordering it to the east. Ellen Brook and Jane Brook lie within the same region and are discharged into the Swan River. In all there are 14 suburbs in this region that includes Herne Hill, Baskerville, Henley Brook, Brigadoon, Whitman etc. It has happened in the city of swan local government area. Captain James Stirling, who becomes the governor of the Swan river Colony, explored the area in 1927. The colony was extended and is now located in Western Australia. Swan River valley comprises of a seaport named Fremantle and a political centre named Perth. In 1829, Stirling created three settlements: Fremantle as a port, the major commercial and political centre named Perth and Guildford situated on the southern end of Swan Valley region. Many descendants still reside within the shire. The oldest churches were built there within the first ten years. They were St. Mary’s church situated in Middle Swan and All Saints Church located in Henley.
St. Mary’s, Perth’s oldest standing church, still retains its structure after it was rebuilt in 1869. The swan Valley is best popular for its fertile soil, which is uncommon in Perth region. It was expected the area comprises of large amount of gold and the primary metals that were mined comprises of silver, zinc and lead. Over 1 billion ounces of silver, 3 million tons of zinc and 8 million tons of lead was produced. During October the annual ‘Spring in the Valley’ weekend takes place; it is one of Australia’s largest wine and food festivals.
In 1829, three settlements were made by Stirling that includes port Fremantle, A commercial and political centre named Perth and Guilford at the southern end. Shire comprises of many descendents from early families. Fertile soil is very common in swan valley but does not found in Perth. Hughtons is state’s biggest producer in wineries. Swan valley is also very rich in grapes, melons, asparagus, stone fruits, citrus and strawberries. Swan valley also had beekeepers, a chocolate factory, coffee roasters, many cafes and restaurants. In October, Australia’s largest wine and food festival takes place in October.