Pipers River, Tasmania

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For the river, see Pipers River.
Pipers River
Tasmania
Postcode(s) 7252
LGA(s) City of Launceston
State electorate(s) Bass
Federal Division(s) Bass

Pipers River is a small township on the river of the same name in the north of Tasmania, Australia. At the 2006 census, Pipers River had a population of 445.[1]

There is a tennis court, general store/takeaway, a fire station, church and cemetery. Pipers River Road serves as a thoroughfare connecting Launceston to the Bridport Highway. The road is sealed and well developed, however there are many sharp corners particularly around Karoola.

History[edit]

Piper's River Post Office opened on 6 April 1865. It was renamed Piper's River Upper in 1870 and Piper's River in 1887.[2]

Notes and references[edit]

  1. ^ Australian Bureau of Statistics (25 October 2007). "Pipers River (State Suburb)". 2006 Census QuickStats. Retrieved 22 November 2011. 
  2. ^ Premier Postal History. "Post Office List". Premier Postal Auctions. Retrieved 16 June 2012. 

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Coordinates: 41°06′S 147°05′E / 41.100°S 147.083°E / -41.100; 147.083