Taranna

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Taranna
Tasmania
Taranna is located in Tasmania
Taranna
Taranna
Coordinates 43°03′S 147°54′E / 43.050°S 147.900°E / -43.050; 147.900Coordinates: 43°03′S 147°54′E / 43.050°S 147.900°E / -43.050; 147.900
Population 190 (2006)[1]
Postcode(s) 7180
Elevation 286 m (938 ft)
Location
LGA(s) Tasman Council
State electorate(s) Lyons
Federal Division(s) Lyons

Taranna is a hamlet on the Tasman Peninsula in southeastern Tasmania. It is noted for its picturesque Presbyterian church, right next door to the Federation Chocolate Factory, and popular Tasmanian Devil Park. At the 2006 census, Taranna and the surrounding area had a population of 190.[1]

History[edit]

Norfolk Bay Post Office opened on 1 February 1884 and was renamed Taranna in 1887. It closed in 1970.[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b Australian Bureau of Statistics (25 October 2007). "Taranna (State Suburb)". 2006 Census QuickStats. Retrieved 2007-11-17. 
  2. ^ Premier Postal History. "Post Office List". Premier Postal Auctions. Retrieved 16 June 2012.