The Offinso North District Assembly was inaugurated on 29th February, 2008 and established by LI 1856. It was carved out of the former Offinso District Assembly, now Offinso Municipal Assembly.
It is one of the 30 District Assemblies in the Ashanti Region and has its capital as Akumadan. The district lies between longitudes 10 60 W and 10 45 E and latitudes 70 20 N and 60 50 S. The total land area is about 741 kilometres square.
It shares boundaries with the Techiman Municipal Assembly in the North, the Sunyani Municipal Assembly in the West, the Ejura Sekyeredumasi District Assembly in the East and the Offinso Municipal Assembly in the South; the others are the Nkoranza South District Assembly in the Northeast, the Wenchi District Assembly in the Northwest, the Tano North and South District Assemblies in the Southwest.
The District Coordinating Director for Offinso North, Mr. Daniel Nkrumah has stated that change of attitude towards sanitation issues was needed by all to address the sanitation problems bedeviling the country.