Shire of Narembeen

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This article is about a local government area. For the town, see Narembeen, Western Australia.
Shire of Narembeen
Western Australia
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Narembeen Public Hall, 2014
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Location in Western Australia
Population 810 (2013 est)[1]
 • Density 0.2113/km2 (0.547/sq mi)
Area 3,832.9 km2 (1,479.9 sq mi)
Mayor Stephen Padfield
Council seat Narembeen
Region Wheatbelt
State electorate(s) Central Wheatbelt
Federal Division(s) O'Connor
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Website Shire of Narembeen
LGAs around Shire of Narembeen:
Bruce Rock Merredin Yilgarn
Bruce Rock Shire of Narembeen Yilgarn
Corrigin Kondinin Kondinin

The Shire of Narembeen is a local government area in the Eastern Wheatbelt region of Western Australia, about 300 kilometres (186 mi) east of the state capital, Perth, and between the shires of Merredin to the north, and Kondinin to the south. The Shire has a land area of 3,833 square kilometres (1,480 sq mi) and its seat of government is the town of Narembeen.

History[edit]

In 1924, the Narembeen Road District was gazetted and on 1 July 1961, it became a shire under the Local Government Act 1960.[2]

Wards[edit]

The Shire is divided into two wards.

  • Rural Ward (five councillors)
  • Town Ward (four councillors)

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 3.0), 31 May 2007.

External links[edit]

Media related to Shire of Narembeen at Wikimedia Commons

Coordinates: 32°03′47″S 118°23′46″E / 32.063°S 118.396°E / -32.063; 118.396