Town of Tennant Creek

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Town of Tennant Creek
Northern Territory
Population 4,873 (2006)[1]
 • Density 115.47/km2 (299.1/sq mi)
Established 1978
Area 42.2 km2 (16.3 sq mi)
Region Barkly Tableland
Federal Division(s) Lingiari
Website Town of Tennant Creek

The Town of Tennant Creek was a Local Government Area of the Northern Territory. The town council covered an area of 42.2 km² and had a population of about 4,873.

The Tennant Creek Town Council consisted of the Mayor and three aldermen. The city was not divided into wards.


The Town of Tennant Creek was established in 1978, and its first elected council commenced in May 1978.

On 1 July 2008, the Town ceased to exist, and its area was merged into the Barkly Shire (now Region).

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  1. ^ Australian Bureau of Statistics (31 March 2008). 7'!A1 "Regional Population Growth" Check |url= value (help). Retrieved 2008-06-15.

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Coordinates: 19°38′48″S 134°11′27″E / 19.64667°S 134.19083°E / -19.64667; 134.19083