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Clarence Valley Council

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Clarence Valley
Australia-Map-NSW-LGA-ClarenceValley.png
Location of the Clarence Valley Council in New South Wales
Structure
State: Australien Australia
State: Flag of New South Wales.svg New South Wales
Administrative Headquarters: Grafton
Data and numbers
Area: 10.428.7 km²
Residents: 50.671 (2016) [1]
Population Density: 4.9 Inhabitants per km²

Coordinates 29° 41′ S, 152° 56′ O

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.[1]

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.[2]

Administration

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

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Individual references

  1. a b Australian Bureau of Statistics:Clarence Valley (A)(English) In: 2016 Census QuickStats. 27 June 2017. retrieved 2 May 2020.
  2. Australian Bureau of Statistics:Grafton(English) In: 2016 Census QuickStats. 27 June 2017. Retrieved 2 May 2020.