Jerilderie Shire is a local government area in the Riverina region of southern New South Wales, Australia. The Shire is located adjacent to the Newell Highway. The Shire was declared in 1918 after the amalgamation of the former Municipality of Jerilderie (1889 - 1918) and Wunnamurra Shire (1906 - 1918). Jerilderie Shire is the second smallest local government area in New South Wales, in terms of population.
The mayor of Jerilderie Shire is Cr. Terry Hogan AM, an unaligned politician. The seat of the Council is located in Jerilderie, the only significant town in the Shire.
Jerilderie Shire Council is composed of seven councillors elected proportionally as one entire ward. All councillors are elected for a fixed four-year term of office. The mayor is elected by the councillors at the first meeting of the Council. The most recent election was held on 8 September 2012 and the makeup of the Council is as follows: