Shire of Upper Murray
|Shire of Upper Murray|
Location in Victoria
|• Density||0.9960/km2 (2.580/sq mi)|
|Area||2,459.81 km2 (949.7 sq mi)|
The Shire of Upper Murray was a local government area about 400 kilometres (249 mi) northeast of Melbourne, the state capital of Victoria, Australia. The shire covered an area of 2,459.81 square kilometres (949.7 sq mi), and existed from 1920 until 1994.
Upper Murray originally existed as the Corryong Riding and part of the Murray Riding of the Shire of Towong, and was first incorporated as a shire on 1 October 1920.
Upper Murray was divided into three ridings, each of which elected three councillors:
- Corryong Riding
- Cudgewa Riding
- Tintaldra Riding
Towns and localities
* 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. 865–866. 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.