|Shire of East Loddon|
Location in Victoria
|• Density||1.100/km2 (2.849/sq mi)|
|Area||1,200.18 km2 (463.4 sq mi)|
The Shire of East Loddon was a local government area about 50 kilometres (31 mi) northwest of Bendigo, in northwestern Victoria, Australia. The shire covered an area of 1,200.18 square kilometres (463.4 sq mi), and existed from 1864 until 1995.
On 20 January 1995, the Shire of East Loddon was abolished, and, along with the Shires of Gordon and Korong, the Loddon River district of the former Rural City of Marong, and surrounding districts, was merged into the newly created Shire of Loddon.
The Shire of East Loddon was divided into three ridings on 14 May 1913, each of which elected three councillors:
- North Riding
- South Riding
- East Riding
Towns and localities
- Bear's Lagoon
* 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. 664–666. 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. 8. ISBN 0-642-23117-6. Retrieved 5 January 2008.