Shire of Coorow
|Shire of Coorow
Location in Western Australia
|Population||1,085 (2013 est)|
|• Density||0.25871/km2 (0.6701/sq mi)|
|Area||4,193.9 km2 (1,619.3 sq mi)|
|Website||Shire of Coorow|
The Shire of Coorow is a local government area located in the Mid West region of Western Australia, about 290 kilometres (180 mi) north of Perth, the state capital, and about 130 kilometres (81 mi) south of the city of Geraldton. The Shire covers an area of 4,194 square kilometres (1,619 sq mi) and its seat of government is the town of Coorow, with the largest settlement being Leeman.
Historically, the area was part of the Carnamah Road District. On 19 April 1962, the Shire of Coorow was created.
The Shire has eight councillors, elected at large. Wards were abolished in 2003.
- "3218.0 Regional Population Growth, Australia. Table 5. Estimated Resident Population, Local Government Areas, Western Australia". 3 April 2014. Retrieved 11 September 2014.
- WA Electoral Commission, Municipality Boundary Amendments Register (release 3.0), 31 July 2007.