Tampin District Council was formed in 1 July 1980, in result from restructuring through Local Government Act 1976. It was known as Board of Tampin Total area is 87,868.82 hectares.

Tampin District Council Administration area covers:

-Bandar Tampin
-Pekan Gemencheh
-Gemencheh Lama
-Gemencheh Baru
-Batang Melaka
-Air Kuning Selatan

This area is divided into 2 categories:

i. Operation area of 12,949.94 hectares
ii. External Operation of Control area of 74,918.88 hectares