City of Ringwood
|City of Ringwood|
Location in Melbourne
|• Density||1,854.1/km2 ( 4,802/sq mi)|
|Area||22.76 km2 (8.8 sq mi)|
The City of Ringwood was a local government area about 25 kilometres (16 mi) east of Melbourne, the state capital of Victoria, Australia. The city covered an area of 22.76 square kilometres (8.79 sq mi), and existed from 1924 until 1994.
Ringwood was originally part of the Shire of Lillydale, which was incorporated as a road district on 19 September 1856, and as a shire in 1872. Ringwood itself was severed and incorporated as a borough on 22 October 1924. It was proclaimed a city on 19 March 1960.
Council meetings were held at the Municipal Offices, on Mines Road, Ringwood. It presently serves as the council seat for the City of Maroondah.
The City of Ringwood was subdivided into three wards, each electing three councillors:
- North Ward
- South Ward
- East Ward
* Estimate in the 1958 Victorian Year Book.
- Australian Bureau of Statistics, Victoria Office (1994). Victorian Year Book. p. 49. ISSN 0067-1223.
- Victorian Municipal Directory. Brunswick: Arnall & Jackson. 1992. pp. 465–466, 740–741. Accessed at State Library of Victoria, La Trobe Reading Room.
- Australian Bureau of Statistics (1 August 1995). Victorian local government amalgamations 1994-1995: Changes to the Australian Standard Geographical Classification (PDF). Commonwealth of Australia. p. 9. ISBN 0-642-23117-6. Retrieved 2007-12-16.