Brighton Council

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This article is about the council in Tasmania. For the council in England, see Brighton and Hove City Council.
Brighton Council
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Brighton Council
Coordinates 42°43′14″S 147°17′40″E / 42.72056°S 147.29444°E / -42.72056; 147.29444Coordinates: 42°43′14″S 147°17′40″E / 42.72056°S 147.29444°E / -42.72056; 147.29444
Population 16,358 (2010)[1]
 • Density 97.37/km2 (252.2/sq mi)
Established 1863
Area 168 km2 (64.9 sq mi)
Mayor Tony Foster
Council seat Brighton
Region Brighton/Bridgewater
State electorate(s) Lyons
Federal Division(s) Lyons
Website www.brighton.tas.gov.au
LGAs around Brighton Council:
Southern Midlands Southern Midlands Southern Midlands
Derwent Valley Brighton Council Clarence
Derwent Valley Glenorchy Clarence

The Brighton Council or Municipality of Brighton is a local government area of Tasmania. It in based in the town of Brighton, and covers the towns of Pontville and Tea Tree. It also covers the far northern Hobart suburbs of Bridgewater, Gagebrook, Honeywood and Old Beach.

References[edit]

  1. ^ Australian Bureau of Statistics (31 March 2011). "3218.0 - Regional Population Growth, Australia, 2009-10". Retrieved 23 August 2011.  Estimated resident population (ERP) at 30 June 2010.

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