Shire of Cranbrook
|Shire of Cranbrook
Location in Western Australia
|Population||1,173 (2011 est)|
|• Density||0.35797/km2 (0.9271/sq mi)|
|Area||3,276.8 km2 (1,265.2 sq mi)|
The Shire of Cranbrook is a local government area in the Great Southern region of Western Australia, about 92 kilometres (57 mi) north of Albany and about 320 kilometres (199 mi) south-southeast of the state capital, Perth. The Shire covers an area of 3,277 square kilometres (1,265 sq mi), and its seat of government is the town of Cranbrook.
The Cranbrook Road Board was gazetted in 1926. On 1 July 1961, it became a Shire Council following changes to the Local Government Act.
The shire is divided into 3 wards, each with 3 councillors:
- East Ward
- Central Ward
- West Ward
Towns and localities
- "3218.0 Regional Population Growth, Australia. Table 5. Estimated Resident Population, Local Government Areas, Western Australia". 30 March 2012. Retrieved 26 May 2012.
- WA Electoral Commission, Municipality Boundary Amendments Register (release 2.0), 31 May 2003.