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Shire of Chapman Valley

Shire of Chapman Valley
Western Australia
Location in Western Australia
Population 1,214 (2013 est)[1]
 • Density 0.30620/km2 (0.7931/sq mi)
Established 1901
Area 3,964.7 km2 (1,530.8 sq mi)
Mayor John Collingwood
Council seat Nabawa
Region Mid West
State electorate(s) Moore
Federal Division(s) Durack
Website .au.gov.wa.chapmanvalleywww
LGAs around Shire of Chapman Valley:
Northampton Northampton Greater Geraldton
Indian Ocean Shire of Chapman Valley Greater Geraldton
Greater Geraldton Greater Geraldton Greater Geraldton

The Shire of Chapman Valley is a local government area located in the Mid West region of Western Australia, immediately northeast of the city of Geraldton and about 440 kilometres (273 mi) north of Perth, the state capital. The Shire covers an area of 3,965 square kilometres (1,531 sq mi) and its seat of government is the small town of Nabawa.

History

The Upper Chapman Road District was established on 25 January 1901. On 28 March 1958, it was renamed to Chapman Valley Road District and on 1 July 1961, it became a Shire under the Local Government Act 1960.[2]

Wards

The Shire has been divided into 3 wards, each with 3 councillors:

  • Central Ward
  • Southwest Ward
  • Yuna Ward

Towns

Population

Year Population
1921 1,167
1933 1,468
1947 1,233
1954 1,550
1961 1,469
1966 806
1971 845
1976 867
1981 852
1986 771
1991 776
1996 782
2001 875
2006 914
2009 1069

References

  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 2.0), 31 May 2003.

External links

  • Official website

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