Shire of Loddon


Shire of Loddon

Infobox Australian Place | type = lga
name = Shire of Loddon
state = vic



caption = Location in Victoria
pop = 7,836 (2006 Census)
area = 6694
est =
seat = Wedderburn
mayor = Christine Brooke
region =

url = http://www.loddon.vic.gov.au/
stategov = Swan Hill
fedgov = Murray, Bendigo
near-nw = Gannawarra
near-n = Gannawarra
near-ne = Campaspe
near-w = Buloke
near-e = Greater Bendigo
near-sw = Northern Grampians
near-s = Central Goldfields
near-se = Mount Alexander
The Shire of Loddon is a Local Government Area in Victoria, Australia. It is located in the north-western part of the state. It includes the towns of Boort, Pyramid Hill and Wedderburn. It has an area of 6,701 square kilometres. In 2006 it had a population of 7,836. It was formed in 1995 from the merger of the Shire of East Loddon, Shire of Gordon, Shire of Korong, and parts of the City of Greater Bendigo, Shire of Bet Bet, Shire of Maldon and Shire of Tullaroop.

Loddon is located 175 km north west of Melbourne and covers an area of approximately 6700 square kilometres making it the eighth largest municipality in area in Victoria.

External links

* [http://www.loddon.vic.gov.au/ Loddon Shire Council official website]


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