Bencubbin is located 100km from Merredin and 270km from Perth. Bencubbin has many old buildings from the 1920's in the main street, as well as many historic sites, reserves and granite outcrops located close to town.
The district comprises both pastoral and cropping country and has numerous granite outcrops and nature reserves that put on a magnificent wildflower display in season.
The Shire of Mt Marshall experiences hot dry summers from December to February with average day time temperatures ranging from 25°C to 45°C. The mild to cool wet winters average day time temperatures from 9°C to 24°C. Overnight temperatures can be very cold, 0°C to 5°C, with frosts common during July and August.