TASMANIAN TOWNS
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indexed by Jackie Browne Feb/1999

Towns within Tasmania listing distance in MILES from Hobart or Launceston.
Meant only to be a guide, refer to a Colonial Map for exact distance.
Information taken from Post Office directory 1890-91.

TOWN DISTANCE FROM Hobart or Launceston HOW TO GET THERE from TYPE OF DISTRICT
Abbotsham see Ulverstone  
Adventure Bay see Taylors Bay  
Alberton 70 Miles From Launceston rail to Scottsdale Tin Mining Township
Antill Ponds 65 Miles South by rail From Launceston 68 miles north by rail from Hobart Agricultural District
Apsley see Cranbook  
Auburn 65 miles South From Launceston Rail to Ross Post Town
Austins Ferry 9 1/2 miles N by rail from Hobart Agricultural District
AVOCA 115 miles North by rail from Hobart 52 miles by rail From Launceston Agricultural district
Back Creek 36 miles N.E. From Launceston No regular conveyance Agricultural District
Bagdad 21 mile North from Hobart Rail to Brighton Agricultural District
Barrington 90 miles From Launceston rail to Spreyton Agricultural District
Barrington Lower 84 miles West From Launceston Rail to Formby Agricultural District
Beaconsfield Near Georgetown 29 miles North by Steamer From Launceston Gold Mining District
Bellerive aka Kangaroo Point Clarence Municipality 1 3/4 miles by ferry From Hobart  
Ben Lomond 122 miles From Hobart 64 miles From Launceston rail to Conara
Bengoe see Deloraine  
Berriedale 7 miles north by rail From Hobart Agricultural District
Beulah 63 miles N.W. From Launceston rail to Dunorlan(west line) Agricultural District
Bicheno 124 miles S.E. From Launceston rail to Conara Agricultural District
Birches Bay see Woodbridge  
Bishopbourne 25 miles From Launceston township 2 miles from Station Agricultural District
Bismarck 12 miles West From Hobart no regular conveyance Agricultural District
Black Boy see Mathinna  
Black Brush 24 miles North From Hobart rail to Brighton Agricultural District
Black River 134 miles East From Launceston Agricultural District
Black Sugar Loaf 40 miles North From Launceston rail to Westbury Agricultural District
Blackwood Creek 36 miles West From Launceston rail to Bishopbourne Agricultural District
Blue Tier 180 miles N.E.From Hobart 125 miles From Launceston Mining Township
Blue Tier Junction 120 miles From Launceston rail to Conara  
Boat Harbour 107 miles From Launceston Steamer to Wynyard Agricultural District
Boobyalla 90 miles From Launceston rail to Scottsdale  
Bothwell 45 miles N.W.From Hobart rail to Brighton Agricultural District
Bowood 44 miles From Launceston rail to Golconda or Scottdale Sheep Station
Brabazon see Port Cygnet  
Bracknell 21 miles From Launceston by road rail to Oaks  
Bradshaws Creek 82 miles From Launceston rail to Scottsdale Mining Township
Brandy Creek see Beaconsfield  
Branxholm 56 miles N.E. From Launceston rail to Scottsdale Mining Township
Breadalbane 7 miles S.E tri weekly by coach From Launceston Agricultural District
Breadalbane Railway Station 7 miles From Launceston  
Bream Creek 30 miles West by coach From Hobart Agricultural District
Bridgenorth 12 1/2 miles N.W. by road From Launceston Agricultural District
Bridgewater North 13 miles North by rail From Hobart  
Bridgewater South 12 miles North by train From Hobart Agricultural District
Bridport 40 miles N.E. From Launceston rail to Scottsdale  
Brighton see Pontville  
Brighton Railway Station 17 1/2 miles North From Hobart  
Broadmarsh Lower 26 miles N.W.From Hobart rail to Brighton  
Broadmarsh Upper 30 miles South From Hobart rail to Brighton Agricultural District
Brothers Home aka Derby 69 miles From Launceston rail to Scottsdale Mining Township
Browns River see Kingston  
Buckland 40 miles East From Hobart rail to Campania Agricultural District
Burgess see Northdown  
Burnie 92 miles North From Launceston rail to Ulverstone Terminus for Emu Bay & Mt Bischoff
Burns Creek see Tunnack  
Bushy Park see Glenora  
Campania 30 miles North by rail From Hobart Agricultural District
Campbell Town 91 miles North From Hobart 42 miles South From Launceston Agricultural District
Cape Portland on the North East Coast Agricultural District
Carlton 24 miles East by coach From Hobart Agricultural District
Carnarvon (Port Arthur) 42 miles S.E by steamer From Hobart  
Cascade 45 miles S.E by steamer From Hobart Agricultural District
Cascade River see Kingarooma  
Castea see Ulverstone  
Castle Forbes Bay 32 miles From Hobart see Franklin  
Castra Road 103 miles West From Launceston rail to Formby Agricultural District
Caveside 50 miles S.E.From Launceston rail to Chudleigh Agricultural District
Chudleigh 56 miles S.W From Launceston rail to Deloraine  
Circular Head see Stanley  
Circular Ponds see Mole Creek  
Clarence Plains 8 miles by road From Hobart Agricultural District
Cleveland 101 miles by rail From Hobart 32 miles by rail From Launceston  
Cluan 43 miles From Launceston rail to Westbury Agricultural District
Conara 98 miles North From Hobart 35 miles South From Launceston Rail Junction
Constitution Hill 27 miles From Hobart rail to Brighton  
Copping 30 miles E From Hobart Agricultural District
Cottons Hill see Frankford  
Cranbrook 76 miles From Launceston rail to Campbelltown  
Cressy 25 miles South From Launceston rail to Longford Agricultural District
Cullenswood see St Marys  
Dairy Plains see needles  
Darlington see Maria Island  
DeeBridge 46 miles From Hobart nearest railway Station Macquarie Plains  
Deloraine 45 miles From Launceston 156 miles N.W.From Hobart Agricultural District
Derby see Brothers Home  
Detention River 145 miles From Launceston rail to Formby Agricultural District
Devonport 82 miles West by rail From Launceston Aka Torquay & Formby  
Dilston aka Mt Direction 9 miles N.E From Launceston Agricultural District
Dimson a goldfield with floating population in Gloconda District  
Distillery Creek Suburb of Launceston  
Don 35 miles West From Launceston rail to Formby aka Formby
Dowsit marsh see Boobyallah  
Dromerdary 17 miles North From Hobart railway siding on Derwent valley line Agricultural District
Dublin town see St Marys  
Dulcot see Richmond  
Dulverton aka Railton 70 miles N.E.From Launceston railway siding Agricultural & Mining District
Dunally 35 miles East From Hobart Agricultural District
Dunorlan see Beulah  
Dunorlan aka Beulah 54 miles N.W. From Launceston Agricultural District
Eaast Meander 55 miles West From Launceston rail to Deloraine
East Devonport see Devonport  
Eastern Marshes 57 miles North From Hobart railway siding on main line  
Eddystone Point  
Elizabeth Town 45 miles N.W From Launceston rail to Whitefoord Hills Agricultural District
Ellendale 46 miles N.W. From Hobart rail to Glenora Derwent Vallet line Agricultural District
Ellerslie 43 miles South From Launceston rail to Conara  
Ellesmere Aka Scottsdale 40 miles N.E. From Launceston Rail Terminus  
Elliott see Somerset  
Emu Bay see Burnie  
English Town see Deddington & Irishtown  
Epping Forest 105 miles North From Hobart 28 miles South From Launceston Agricultural District
Evandale 11 miles From Launceston on western line  
Evandale see Perth  
Exeter 16 miles west From Launceston  
Exton 42 miles West From Launceston Agricultural District
Falmouth 142 miles From Hobart 91 miles From Launceston Agricultural & Pastoral District
Fenton Forest see Glenora  
Fentonbury 46 miles North From Hobart rail to Glenora Derwent Valley line
Fern Tree 5 1/2 miles South From Hobart On Huon Road Agricultural District
Fingal 69 miles South By Rail From Launceston 132 miles By Rail From Hobart  
Flower Pot see Middleton  
Flowerdale see Boat Harbour & Wynyard  
Forcett 30 miles West From Hobart ferry to Bellerive Agricultural District
Forest 145 miles From Launceston Steamer to Stanley  
Formby see West Devonport  
Forth see Hamilton on Forth  
Frankford 38 miles From Launceston steamer to Rosevears  
Franklin 27 miles S.W From Hobart Fruit Growing District
Franklin South see South Franklin  
Franklin Village a suburb of Launceston  
Garden Island Creek 40 miles South From Hobart  
Geeveston 36 1/2 miles S.W. From Hobart Agricultural District
Georges Bay see St Helens  
Georges River 120 miles From Launceston Agricultural District
Georgetown 173 miles From Hobart 40 miles From Launceston  
German town see St Marys  
Gladstone 90 miles From Launceston Mining District
Glebetown see Hobart Street Directory  
Glen Fern 25 miles From Hobart via new Norfolk Agricultural District
Glengarry 15 miles From Launceston  
Glenlusk 10 miles From Hobart Agricultural District
Glenora 40 miles From Hobart Derwent valley Agricultural District
Glenorchy 5 miles North From Hobart Fruit Growing & Pastoral District
Glenore 29 Miles West From Launceston Farming District
Golden Valley 57 miles From Launceston rail to Deloraine Agricultural District
Golonda 32 miles N.E. From Launceston Mining Township
Goose Island In Bass Strait  
Gordon 23 miles South by Steamer From Hobart  
Goshen 82 miles From Launceston rail to Conara Agricultural District
Goulds Country 110 miles From Launceston 192 miles From Hobart  
Grass Tree Hill see Risdon  
Green Ponds 29 miles North From Hobart rail to Brighton  
Greens Creek 56 miles North From Launceston rail to Latrobe Agricultural District
Hadspen 32 miles S.W. From Launceston rail to Bishopbourne  
Hagley 31 miles by rail From Launceston see also Melrose Agricultural District
Halls Track 28 miles From Launceston on Scottsdale Line,Lebrina Station  
Hamilton 46 miles N.W. From Hobart rail to Macquarie Plains Agricultural District
Hamilton-On-Forth 88 miles From Launceston rail to Formby Agricultural District
Hastings 46 mile South by Steamer From Hobart Via Southport  
Heazlewood 16 miles by horse from Waratah Emu Bay District Tin Mining Township
Heidelberg see Greens Creek  
High Plains see Deloraine  
Hill Top see Deloraine  
Hollow Tree N.W From Hobart  
Honeywood 36 miles From Hobart Fruit Growing District
Hope Island 4 miles S.W. by Steamer From Hobart  
Howckn see Kingston  
Huonville see Victoria  
Hythe see Southport  
Ida Bay 60 miles S.W. by sea From Hobart Timber District
Ilfracombe see Beaconsfield  
Impression Bay 50 miles S.E. by Steamer From Hobart on Tasman Peninsula Agricultural District
Interlaken 75 miles N.W From Launceston rail to Tunbridge  
Inveresk see Launceston  
Invermay see launceston  
Jericho 43 miles From Hobart rail to Brighton By Coach to Melton Mowbray
Jerusalem 39 miles West by rail From Hobart Agricultural District
Jetsonville 3 miles by road from Scottsdale Agricultural District
Kangaroo Point see Bellerive  
Kellevie AKA Bream Creek 30 miles East via Sorell From Hobart Agricultural District
Kellys Point 16 miles by steamer From Hobart Agricultural District
Kelvin Grove see Conara  
Kempton see Green Ponds  
Kentishbury see Sheffield  
Kindred 94 miles West From Launceston rail to Formby Agricultural District
Kings Meadows suburb of Launceston  
Kings River Goldfields see Strahan  
Kingston see Avoca  
Kingston AKA Browns River 10 miles From Hobart  
Krushkas Bay see Moorina  
Lachlan 20 miles N.W.by steamer From Hobart 5 miles from New Norfolk Fruit Growing District
Ladys Bay see Southport  
Lake River see Cressy & Ross  
Lakes see Bothwell  
Landaff see Bicheno  
Latrobe 75 miles From Launceston  
Lawrence see Launceston  
Leesville see Duck River  
Lefroy 159 miles North From Hobart 27 miles From Launceston Agricultural & Mining District
Leipzig 66 miles From Launceston rail to Avoca Agricultural District
Leith see Hamilton  
Leprena by sea From Hobart Timber District
Leslie see longley  
Leven see Ulverstone  
Leven banks see Buckland  
Lewis see Somerset  
Liffey 25 miles S.W.From Launceston rail to Oaks Agricultural District
Lilydale 16 miles by road From Launceston Agricultural District
Lisdillon 76 miles N.E.From Hobart rail to Campania Agricultural District
Lisle 32 miles From Launceston rail to Golconda Mining Township
Little Hampton see Bisopbourne  
Little Oyster Cove 22 miles South by steamer From Hobart Fruit District
Little Swanport 50 miles North From Hobart rail to Campania  
Liverpool see Honeywood  
Llewellyn 96 miles N.W.From Hobart rail to Campbelltown Agricultural District
Longford 17 miles From Launceston Agricultural District
Longley 12 miles S.W.From Hobart Agricultural District
Longley Lower 18 miles South by Coach From Hobart Agricultural District
Lovett see Port Cygnet  
Low Head 40 miles S.W. by Steamer From Launceston  
Lowes Bridge 72 miles West From Launceston rail to Railton see Railton & Ulverstone
Lymington see Port Cygnet  
Lymington(Nile) 3 miles from Clarendon Agricultural District
Lynchs Creek Near Mt Zeehan Railway Mining Township
Lyndhurst 20 miles East From Launceston rail to Scottsdale Mining District

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