Town of Albany

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Town of Albany (former)
Western Australia
Population 14,510 (1996 census)
 • Density 421/km2 (1,090/sq mi)
Established 1871
Area 34.4 km2 (13.3 sq mi)
Council seat Albany
Region Great Southern
State electorate(s) Albany
Federal Division(s) Forrest

The Town of Albany was a local government area in the Great Southern region of Western Australia representing the town of Albany, 410 km south-southeast of the capital, Perth.

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In 1871, the Albany Municipal Council was gazetted. On 1 July 1961, it became the Town Council following changes to the Local Government Act. It amalgamated with the Shire of Albany to become the City of Albany on 1 July 1998.

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Coordinates: 35°01′22″S 117°52′53″E / 35.0228°S 117.8814°E / -35.0228; 117.8814