|Shire of Newham & Woodend|
Location in Victoria
|• Density||22.597/km2 (58.53/sq mi)|
|Area||246.05 km2 (95.0 sq mi)|
The Shire of Newham and Woodend was a local government area about 70 kilometres (43 mi) northwest of Melbourne, the state capital of Victoria, Australia. The shire covered an area of 246.05 square kilometres (95.0 sq mi), and existed from 1861 until 1995.
The Woodend, Newham and Rochford Road District was incorporated on 3 December 1861 and became the Shire of Newham on 6 April 1871. Following its union with the Borough of Woodend on 11 January 1905, it became the Shire of Newham & Woodend.
Newham & Woodend was divided into three ridings on 7 May 1953, each of which elected three councillors:
- Campaspe Riding
- Newham Riding
- Woodend Riding
Towns and localities
- Hanging Rock
- Mount Macedon (parts)
- Woodend North
* Estimate in the 1958 Victorian Year Book.
- Australian Bureau of Statistics, Victoria Office (1994). Victorian Year Book. p. 52. ISSN 0067-1223.
- Victorian Municipal Directory. Brunswick: Arnall & Jackson. 1992. pp. 786–787. 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.