Risdon, Tasmania

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For the 17th century English antiquary, see Tristram Risdon.
Coordinates 42°49′28″S 147°19′3″E / 42.82444°S 147.31750°E / -42.82444; 147.31750Coordinates: 42°49′28″S 147°19′3″E / 42.82444°S 147.31750°E / -42.82444; 147.31750
Postcode(s) 7017
LGA(s) City of Clarence
Federal Division(s) Franklin
Suburbs around Risdon:
(Bowen Bridge) Otago
Derwent River Risdon Risdon Vale
Derwent River Geilston Bay

Risdon is a suburb of Hobart, capital city of Tasmania, Australia. It is west of Risdon Vale.


Risdon Post Office opened on 1 July 1864. It was named Gregson during 1911.[1]

Eucalyptus risdonii[edit]

Eucalyptus risdonii is native to this location, and is the emblem of Geilston Bay High School.


  1. ^ Premier Postal History. "Post Office List". Premier Postal Auctions. Retrieved 16 June 2012.