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Mansfield Shire Council

Category: Organisation
Sub Category:Local Government
State/Country:Victoria, Australia
Summary Information:
'Mansfield Shire is located approximately 180kms north east of Melbourne and has an area of 3,892 square kilometres. Mansfield Shire was first proclaimed on 31 December 1866. It was amalgamated with the City and Shire of Benalla on 18 November 1994 to form the Delatite Shire. After the de-amalgamation of the Delatite Shire on 28 October 2002, Mansfield once again became its own Shire. Mansfield Shire shares its boundaries with the municipalities of Benalla Rural City, Baw Baw, Yarra Ranges, Murrindindi, Strathbogie and Wellington. The Shire has a resident population of approximately 6,800, with the major urban centre being Mansfield. There are numerous small settlements throughout the Shire. The populations of small settlements swell considerably during holiday periods, but have only a small number of permanent residents.'

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