Clarence Valley Council
Location of the Clarence Valley Council in New South Wales
|State:||New South Wales|
|Data and numbers|
|Residents:||50.671 (2016) |
|Population Density:||4.9 Inhabitants per km²|
Clarence Valley Council is a local government area (LGA) in the Australian state of New South Wales. The area is 10,428.1 km² and has a population of approximately 51,000.
Clarence Valley is located on the state’s north coast about 620 km north of metropolitan Sydney and 320 km south of Brisbane. The area includes 171 districts and localities, including Angourie, Brooms Head, Copmanhurst, Coutts Crossing, Diggers Camp, Glenreagh, Grafton, Illuka, Junction Hill, Maclean, Minnie Water, Nymboida, Sandon, Tucabia, Tyndale, Ulmarra, Wooli, Wooloweyah, Woombah, Yamba. The administrative headquarters of the Council is in the town of Grafton in the centre of the LGA, which has a population of about 16,787.
The Clarence Valley Council has nine members elected by the residents of the LGA. Clarence Valley is not divided into wards. The Mayor of the Council is also recruited from among the Councillors.
Sons and Daughters of the Council
- Brad Drewett (1958-2013), tennis player
- Official site of the Clarence Valley Council
- id.com.au: Clarence Valley Council area Community Profile