Shire of Cranbrook

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Shire of Cranbrook
Western Australia
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Cranbrook shire offices, 2018
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Location in Western Australia
Population 1,101 (2013 est)[1]
 • Density 0.33600/km2 (0.8702/sq mi)
Established 1926
Area 3,276.8 km2 (1,265.2 sq mi)
President Twynam Cunningham
Council seat Cranbrook
Region Great Southern
State electorate(s) Roe
Federal Division(s) O'Connor
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Website Shire of Cranbrook
LGAs around Shire of Cranbrook:
Boyup Brook Kojonup Broomehill-Tambellup
Manjimup Shire of Cranbrook Gnowangerup
Manjimup Plantagenet Plantagenet

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.

History[edit]

The Cranbrook Road Board was gazetted in 1926. On 1 July 1961, it became a Shire Council following changes to the Local Government Act.[2]

Wards[edit]

The shire is divided into 3 wards, each with 3 councillors:

  • East Ward
  • Central Ward
  • West Ward

Towns and localities[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "3218.0 Regional Population Growth, Australia. Table 5. Estimated Resident Population, Local Government Areas, Western Australia". 3 April 2014. Retrieved 11 September 2014. 
  2. ^ WA Electoral Commission, Municipality Boundary Amendments Register (release 2.0), 31 May 2003.

External links[edit]

Coordinates: 34°17′49″S 117°33′14″E / 34.297°S 117.554°E / -34.297; 117.554