District Council of Loxton Waikerie

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District Council of Loxton Waikerie
South Australia
Loxton Waikerie LGA.png
Location of the District Council of Loxton Waikerie
Coordinates 34°26′43″S 140°46′24″E / 34.4454°S 140.7733°E / -34.4454; 140.7733Coordinates: 34°26′43″S 140°46′24″E / 34.4454°S 140.7733°E / -34.4454; 140.7733
Population 12,043 (2009)[1]
 • Density 1.51351/km2 (3.9200/sq mi)
Established 3 May 1997
Area 7,957 km2 (3,072.2 sq mi)
Mayor Dean Maywald
Region Riverland
Website www.loxtonwaikerie.sa.gov.au/site/page.cfm
LGAs around District Council of Loxton Waikerie:
Outback Areas Renmark Paringa Mildura (Vic)
Mid Murray District Council of Loxton Waikerie Mildura (Vic)
Karoonda East Murray Southern Mallee Mildura (Vic)

The District Council of Loxton Waikerie is a local government area covering parts of the Riverland and Murray Mallee regions of South Australia.

The council was formed on 3 May 1997 as an amalgamation of the District Councils of Loxton, Waikerie and Browns Well.[2]

Towns and localities covered by the council area are: Alawoona, Bakara, Bayah, Bookpurnong, Boolgun, Bugle Hut, Caliph, Cobera, Devlin Pound, Golden Heights, Hartwig Corner, Holder, Kanni, Kingston-on-Murray, Lock No 2, Lowbank, Loxton, Loxton North, Maggea, Maize Island, Malpas, Markeri, Meribah, Moorook, Mootatunga, Murbko, Myrla, Nadda, Naidia, Nangari, Netherleigh, New Residence, New Well, Noora, Notts Well, Oxford Landing, Paisley, Paruna, Pata, Peebinga, Poogincok, Pyap, Qualco, Ramco, Ramco Heights, Sunlands, Taldra, Taplan, Taylorville, Tookayerta, Tuscan, Veitch, Waikerie, Wappilka, Woolpunda, Wunkar, Yinkanie

References[edit]

  1. ^ Australian Bureau of Statistics (30 March 2010). "Regional Population Growth, Australia, 2008–09". Retrieved 3 June 2010. 
  2. ^ "District Council of Loxton Waikerie - Council Information". District Council of Loxton Waikerie. Retrieved 2007-12-01. 

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