Shire of Lexton
|Shire of Lexton|
Location in Victoria
|• Density||1.681/km2 (4.353/sq mi)|
|Area||821.03 km2 (317.0 sq mi)|
|County||Gladstone, Kara Kara, Ripon, Talbot|
The Shire of Lexton was a local government area about 150 kilometres (93 mi) northwest of Melbourne, the state capital of Victoria, Australia. The shire covered an area of 821.03 square kilometres (317.0 sq mi), and existed from 1860 until 1994.
The Shire of Lexton was divided into three ridings on 1 April 1988, each of which elected three councillors:
- North Riding
- South Riding
- West Riding
Towns and localities
- Langi Kal Kal
- Mount Lonarch
- Nowhere Creek
* Estimate in the 1958 Victorian Year Book.
- Australian Bureau of Statistics, Victoria Office (1994). Victorian Year Book. pp. 49–52. ISSN 0067-1223.
- Victorian Municipal Directory. Brunswick: Arnall & Jackson. 1992. pp. 738–739. Accessed at State Library of Victoria, La Trobe Reading Room.
- Australian Bureau of Statistics (1 August 1995). Victorian local government amalgamations 1994-1995: Changes to the Australian Standard Geographical Classification (PDF). Commonwealth of Australia. p. 11. ISBN 0-642-23117-6. Retrieved 2008-01-05.