George Town - TAS

  Population - Town

Position

DEG: -41.10559 146.82606
DMS: 41º 06' 20.13" S 146º 49' 33.83" E
UTM: 55 G 5449507mN 485395mE
Altitude: 12.28m

Description

Place Type

Population - Population - Town

Location

201.84kms North of Hobart
399.04kms SouthEast of Melbourne

Address & Contact

97B Macquarie St
George Town TAS 7253
Phone: 03 6382 8800
Email: council@georgetown.tas.gov.au
Web: https://www.discovertasmania.com.au/about/regions-of-tasmania/launceston-and-north/george-town

Information

George Town is located on the east bank of the Tarmar River in Northern Tasmania just a few kilometres from the mouth of the river at Low Head. Named for King George III, the town was established in the early 1820s, the post office opening in 1822. The council area has a population of a bit under 7,000. It is the largest town near to the Bell Bay shipping terminal and provides much of that port's workforce.

The town has many historic buildings and contains a range of commercial enterprises that support the local industries including a number of vineyards. It is also home to Peppers York Cove Resort which takes its name from the small tidal inlet from the Tamar, on the southern shore of which it is located. The original buildings in George Town are located on the northern shore of York Cove and the eastern bank of the Tamar River.
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TemperatureFeels LikeRel. HumidityDew PointPressureRainfallWind DirectionWind SpeedGusts

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Low Head
Distance from George Town 6.52km NW
 JanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDec
Mean Max. °C20.321.119.917.715.413.512.713.114.015.317.418.8
Mean Min. °C14.214.613.111.19.47.46.87.48.59.511.312.7
Mean Rain mm48.826.346.355.662.970.567.582.665.251.348.943.9

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