Pingrup is a small town in the Great Southern region of Western Australia.
The name of the town is Indigenous Australian in origin and was the name of a lake that is close to the townsite.The meaning of the word is unknown. The name first appeared on charts of the area in 1873.
The townsite came into being as a terminus of the Nyabing railway when it was extended into the area in 1923. The townsite was gazetted in 1924.
The surrounding areas produce wheat and other cereal crops. The town is a receival site for Cooperative Bulk Handling.