Bishopsbourne, Tasmania

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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
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
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


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