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Tasmania Local Government Areas
Map of local government areas of Tasmania

Former Local government areas (LGAs) in the Australian state of Tasmania are amalgamated or cancelled areas.

Tasmania has had a large number of former LGAs.

In 1907, 149 LGAs were reduced by mergers and amalgamation to 53 LGAs. By the time of a large scale overhaul in 1993, 46 LGAs were reduced to 29 LGAs.

The list below is incomplete:

  • Municipality of Glamorgan
  • Municipality of Gormanston Now incorporated into West Coast Council.
  • Municipality of Green Ponds
  • Municipality of Huon
  • Municipality of Lilydale
  • Municipality of Penguin
  • Municipality of Port Cygnet
  • Portland Council
  • Municipality of Queenborough
  • Municipality of Queenstown Now incorporated into West Coast Council.
  • Municipality of Spring Bay
  • Municipality of Strahan Now incorporated into West Coast Council
  • Municipality of Ulverstone (formerly Municipality of Leven)
  • Municipality of Waratah
  • Municipality of Wynyard (formerly called Table Cape Council)
  • Municipality of Westbury
  • Municipality of Zeehan Now incorporated into West Coast Council.
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