Shire of Tingalpa
|Shire of Tingalpa
|• Density||5.73/km2 (14.84/sq mi)|
|Area||310 km2 (119.7 sq mi)|
|Council seat||Mount Cotton|
The Shire of Tingalpa was a local government area in the south-eastern suburbs of Brisbane, Queensland. The shire, administered from Mount Cotton, covered an area of 120 square miles (311 km2), and existed as a local government entity from 1879 until 1949.
On 11 November 1879, the Tingalpa Division was created as one of 74 divisions within Queensland under the Divisional Boards Act 1879. With the passage of the Local Authorities Act 1902, it became a Shire on 31 March 1903.