Shire of Nannup

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Shire of Nannup
Western Australia
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Location in Western Australia
Population1,328 (2016 census) [1]
 • Density0.45253/km2 (1.1721/sq mi)
Established1890
Area2,934.6 km2 (1,133.1 sq mi)
PresidentTony Dean
Council seat Nannup
Region South West
State electorate(s) Blackwood-Stirling
Federal Division(s) Forrest
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Website Shire of Nannup
LGAs around Shire of Nannup:
Busselton Busselton Donnybrook- Balingup
Augusta- Margaret River Shire of Nannup Bridgetown- Greenbushes
Southern Ocean Southern Ocean Manjimup

The Shire of Nannup is a local government area in the South West region of Western Australia, approximately 280 kilometres (174 mi) south of the state capital, Perth and 60 kilometres (37 mi) southeast of the coastal resort town of Busselton. Its seat of government is the town of Nannup, where about half of the Shire's population reside.

Contents

The Shire has a land area of 2,935 square kilometres (1,133 sq mi), about 85% of which is covered in hardwood jarrah, karri and marri forests, while the southern coastline is mostly within the D'Entrecasteaux National Park.

History

The Lower Blackwood Road District was established on 20 February 1890. It was renamed the Nannup Road District on 21 August 1925. On 1 July 1961, it became the Shire of Nannup following the passage of the Local Government Act 1960, which reformed all remaining road districts into shires. [2]

Wards

The Shire is divided into three wards.

Towns and localities

Notable councillors

Heritage-listed places

As of 2021, 88 places are heritage-listed in the Shire of Nannup, [3] of which three are on the State Register of Heritage Places. [4]

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References

  1. Australian Bureau of Statistics (27 June 2017). "Nannup (S)". 2016 Census QuickStats. Retrieved 26 November 2017. OOjs UI icon edit-ltr-progressive.svg
  2. "Municipality Boundary Amendments Register" (PDF). Western Australian Electoral Distribution Commission. Retrieved 11 January 2020.
  3. "Shire of Nannup Heritage Places". inherit.stateheritage.wa.gov.au. Heritage Council of Western Australia. Retrieved 12 March 2021.
  4. "Shire of Nannup State Register of Heritage Places". inherit.stateheritage.wa.gov.au. Heritage Council of Western Australia. Retrieved 12 March 2021.

Coordinates: 33°58′55″S115°45′54″E / 33.982°S 115.765°E / -33.982; 115.765