Ashburton County

Ashburton County was one of the counties of New Zealand in the South Island. The council first met on 4 January 1877 in the Ashburton Road Board office.[1] It became part of Ashburton District Council in 1989, together with Ashburton Borough Council.[2]

Ashburton County
County of New Zealand
1876–1989
CapitalAshburton, New Zealand
History
History 
• Established
1876
• Disestablished
1989
Today part ofCanterbury region
Ashburton County Council office designed by Cecil Wood

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "COUNTY COUNCIL MEETINGS. LYTTELTON TIMES". paperspast.natlib.govt.nz. 5 January 1877. Retrieved 30 January 2022.
  2. ^ "A Guide to Council" (PDF). Ashburton District Council. 27 February 2020.

Coordinates: 43°54′20″S 171°44′44″E / 43.90556°S 171.74556°E / -43.90556; 171.74556