Bishopsbourne, Tasmania

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Jump to: navigation, search
Bishopsbourne
Tasmania
Church of the holy nativity Bishopsbourne.jpg
The Anglican Church of the Holy Nativity, built in 1844 and opened 25 April 1845
Bishopsbourne is located in Tasmania
Bishopsbourne
Bishopsbourne
Coordinates 41°37′S 146°59′E / 41.617°S 146.983°E / -41.617; 146.983Coordinates: 41°37′S 146°59′E / 41.617°S 146.983°E / -41.617; 146.983
Population 78 (2016)
Established 1800s
Postcode(s) 7301
Location
LGA(s) Northern Midlands Council
State electorate(s) Lyons
Federal Division(s) Lyons

Bishopsbourne is a farming community in northern Tasmania, Australia. It has a population of only 78 (2016).[citation needed] It has a church, graveyard and recreation ground. Nearby towns include Carrick, Bracknell and Longford. Almost all the houses and farms are located on Bishopsbourne Road and there are a few back roads.

Bishopsbourne Post Office opened on 31 December 1846 and closed in 1976.[1]

There has been increased activity of development in recent years, though none of it has been commercial.

Bishopsbourne has a Cricket team that play been in the local competition for about 70 years

References[edit]

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