The Shire of Boddington is situated in the Peel region of Western Australia, approximately 123 kilometres southeast of Perth and 92 kilometres southeast of Mandurah. The Shire is accessible from the north via the Albany Highway from Perth and via the Pinjarra Williams Road from Mandurah to the west. The Shire covers a land area of 1,900 square kilometres.
The Shire has no separate wards and all seven Shire Councillors are elected from a single, district ward. The Shire of Boddington borders the local government authorities of Collie, Harvey, Waroona, Murray, Wandering and Williams.
The Shire’s main localities are Boddington, Ranford, Marradong, and Quindanning.
Boddington is one of only nine regional towns in Western Australia that are being supported by the State Government under the SuperTowns initiative to increase its population by more than the State average, in accordance with the Growth Plan. This will be achieved by facilitating economic growth and improved services and facilities.