Shire of Maffra
|Shire of Maffra
Location in Victoria
|• Density||2.5507/km2 (6.6064/sq mi)|
|Area||4,167.43 km2 (1,609.1 sq mi)|
The Shire of Maffra was a local government area about 20 kilometres (12 mi) north-northwest of Sale, the major regional centre in central Gippsland, Victoria, Australia. The shire covered an area of 4,167.43 square kilometres (1,609.1 sq mi), and existed from 1875 until 1994.
Maffra was divided into four ridings, each of which elected three councillors:
- Town Riding
- Central Riding
- East Riding
- West Riding
Towns and localities
- Bellbird Corner
- Bushy Park
- Mewburn Park
- Valencia Creek
* Estimate in the 1958 Victorian Year Book.
- Australian Bureau of Statistics, Victoria Office (1994). Victorian Year Book. pp. 49–52. ISSN 0067-1223.
- Victorian Municipal Directory. Brunswick: Arnall & Jackson. 1992. pp. 747–748. 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. 12. ISBN 0-642-23117-6. Retrieved 2008-01-05.