Woodbridge, Tasmania

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Woodbridge
Tasmania
Woodbridge is located in Tasmania
Woodbridge
Woodbridge
Coordinates 43°10′S 147°14′E / 43.167°S 147.233°E / -43.167; 147.233Coordinates: 43°10′S 147°14′E / 43.167°S 147.233°E / -43.167; 147.233
Population 271 (2006)[1]
Postcode(s) 7162
Location
LGA(s) Kingborough Council
State electorate(s) Franklin
Federal Division(s) Franklin

Woodbridge is a town in southern Tasmania, Australia 38 kilometres (24 mi) south of the state capital, Hobart. At the 2006 census, Woodbridge had a population of 271.[1]

History[edit]

The house at Peppermint Bay where Lily Poulett-Harris grew up. It was formerly a hotel but was purchased by her father and converted into a homestead in 1885.

Peppermint Bay Post Office opened on 15 May 1854 and was renamed Woodbridge in 1881.[2]

Notable residents[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b Australian Bureau of Statistics (25 October 2007). "Woodbridge (L) (Urban Centre/Locality)". 2006 Census QuickStats. Retrieved 2007-11-17. 
  2. ^ Premier Postal History. "Post Office List". Premier Postal Auctions. Retrieved 16 June 2012. 

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