Shire of Cranbrook

Area: 3,277 sq km

Population: 1,101 (2013)

Map of Great Southern highlighting Shire of CranbrookThe Shire of Cranbrook stretches from the heart of the Great Southern around the north-west hills of the Stirling Range to western reaches beyond the Frankland River. It boasts productive farmlands and picturesque scenery, and describes itself as the gateway to the Stirling Range.

The town of Cranbrook is the major population centre and the Shire also includes the communities of Tenterden and Frankland River.

Cranbrook’s economy takes in broad-scale agriculture and tourism. The town of Cranbrook is a major receival point for harvested grain. The Frankland River area is renowned for quality viticulture.

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Other local government areas in the Great Southern: City of Albany, Shire of Broomehill-Tambellup, Shire of Denmark, Shire of Gnowangerup, Shire of Jerramungup, Shire of Katanning, Shire of Kent, Shire of Kojonup, Shire of Plantagenet and Shire of Woodanilling