Mid Murray Council

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Mid Murray Council
South Australia
Mid Murray LGA.png
Location of the Mid Murray Council in SA
Coordinates 34°36′46″S 139°33′09″E / 34.6129°S 139.5525°E / -34.6129; 139.5525Coordinates: 34°36′46″S 139°33′09″E / 34.6129°S 139.5525°E / -34.6129; 139.5525
Population 8,511 (2009)[1]
 • Density 1.06962/km2 (2.7703/sq mi)
Area 7,957 km2 (3,072.2 sq mi)
Mayor Dave Burgess[2]
Region Riverland
Website www.mid-murray.sa.gov.au
LGAs around Mid Murray Council:
Goyder Outback Areas Loxton Waikerie
Barossa Mid Murray Council Loxton Waikerie
Mount Barker Murray Bridge Karoonda East Murray

Mid Murray Council was formed in 1997 from the amalgamation of the former District Councils of Mannum, Morgan, Ridley-Truro and part of the District Council of Mount Pleasant.

The council spans the area from the Riverland through the Murraylands to the eastern slopes of the Mount Lofty Ranges. It includes 220 km of the Murray River.

Towns in the council area include the river towns of Mannum, Swan Reach, Blanchetown and Morgan and the hills towns of Truro, Palmer and Tungkillo.

References[edit]

  1. ^ Australian Bureau of Statistics (30 March 2010). "Regional Population Growth, Australia, 2008–09". Retrieved 3 June 2010. 
  2. ^ http://www.mid-murray.sa.gov.au/site/page.cfm?u=530

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