Shire of Emerald

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Shire of Emerald
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Location within Queensland
Population 14,161[citation needed]
Council seat Emerald
Region Central Highlands
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Website Shire of Emerald
LGAs around Shire of Emerald:
Jericho Peak Downs Broadsound
Jericho Shire of Emerald Duaringa
Bauhinia Bauhinia Bauhinia

The Shire of Emerald is a former local government area in the Central Highlands region of Queensland, Australia. On 15 March 2008 the shires of Duaringa, Emerald, Bauhinia and Peak Downs were amalgamated to form the Central Highlands Region.[1] Its administrative centre is based around Emerald.


The Emerald Division was separated from the Peak Downs Division on 4 June 1902.

On 31 March 1903, Emerald Division became the Shire of Emerald.

Towns and localities[edit]

The Shire of Emerald included the following settlements:


  • 1927: W. H. Harris [2]


  1. ^ "Agency ID11030, Central Highlands Regional Council". Queensland State Archives. Retrieved 8 September 2013. 
  2. ^ Pugh, Theophilus Parsons (1927). Pugh's Almanac for 1927. Retrieved 13 June 2014. 

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Coordinates: 23°31′05.5″S 148°09′37.4″E / 23.518194°S 148.160389°E / -23.518194; 148.160389