|Shire of Ripon|
Location in Victoria
|• Density||2.303/km2 (5.964/sq mi)|
|Area||1,533 km2 (591.9 sq mi)|
The Shire of Ripon was a local government area about 160 kilometres (99 mi) west-northwest of Melbourne, the state capital of Victoria, Australia. The shire covered an area of 1,533 square kilometres (591.9 sq mi), and existed from 1861 until 1994.
Ripon was divided into three ridings, each of which elected three councillors:
- Northwest Riding
- East Riding
- Central Riding
Towns and localities
- Snake Valley
- Stockyard Hill
- Middle Creek
- Camp Hill
- Mount Emu
* 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. 812–813. 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 5 January 2008.