Tara Khola Rural Municipality is situated at mid-north part of Baglung district, Gandaki province. This Rural Municipality was established in 2073 B.S. It combines then Amar Bhumi, Argal, Hil and Tara Village Development Committees. This Rural Municipality is surrounded by Kathe Khola Rural Municipality from east, Galkot Municipality from west, Myagdi district from north Galkot Municipality from south. This is named after Tara Khola river flowing through this area. This local unit is divided into 5 wards. This local unit has established special sisterhood relationship (Bhagini sambandha) with Bandipur Rural Municipality of Tanahu district and Dhurkot Rural Municipality of Gulmi district.
Population of Tara Khola Rural Municipality is 12,009 covering 2,495 households as per the census 2011. Population of female is 6,644 and male is 5,365. Ward number three is most populated ward. This local unit covers 128.93 kilometer square area. Most of the land is covered by forest and farming area followed by grass area, mountain rocks and residence. Upper parts are surrounded by snow. There are about nine ethnic groups residing under this local unit. Among them Magar constitute largest population with 43% followed by Brahmin, Kami and Damai. Most of the people (83%) speak Nepali language followed by Magar and Chhantel. Foreign employment and farming are major occupations of people residing here followed by service. Gulf countries, Malaysia and India are major destinations. Paddy, wheat, maize and barley are crops cultivated. Professional animal, vegetable and fruits have been also started. This is connected by non-gravel road network. Tourism is another probable sector.
Mr. Prakash Gharti Magar is Chairperson and Mr. Dil Kumari Pun is Vice-chairperson of Tara Khola Rural Municipality. Total number of local representatives is 27. Ward number 2 Bhat Khane Danda, Argal village is the center of this local unit. Number of employees working under this local unit is 14.