Shire of Northern Grampians


Shire of Northern Grampians
Shire of Northern Grampians
Victoria
Australia Victoria Northern Grampians Shire.svg
Location in Victoria
Population: 12,340(2009)[1]
Area: 5918 km² (2,285.0 sq mi)
Mayor: Bryan Small
Council Seat: Stawell
Region: Grampians
Northern Grampians Shire logo.jpg
Website: http://www.ngshire.vic.gov.au/
LGAs around Shire of Northern Grampians:
Yarriambiack Buloke Loddon
Horsham Shire of Northern Grampians Central Goldfields
Southern Grampians Ararat Pyrenees

The Shire of Northern Grampians is a Local Government Area in the Wimmera region of Victoria, Australia. It is located in the western part of the state. It includes the towns of Halls Gap, St Arnaud and Stawell, and the main townships of Great Western, Marnoo, Glenorchy, Stuart Mill and Navarre. It has an area of 5,918 square kilometres. In 2006, it had a population of 11,912. It was formed in 1995 from the merger of the City of Stawell, Town of St Arnaud, Shire of Stawell, Shire of Kara Kara and parts of the Shire of Wimmera, Shire of Dunmunkle and Shire of Donald.

The local economy is based on a diverse range of industries including agriculture, tourism, wine production, gold mining.

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Wards

See also

List of localities (Victoria)

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Coordinates: 36°39′00″S 143°01′00″E / 36.65°S 143.0166667°E / -36.65; 143.0166667


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