Blackwood Creek, Tasmania

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Blackwood Creek
Tasmania
Blackwood Creek is located in Tasmania
Blackwood Creek
Blackwood Creek
Coordinates 41°44′S 146°54′E / 41.733°S 146.900°E / -41.733; 146.900Coordinates: 41°44′S 146°54′E / 41.733°S 146.900°E / -41.733; 146.900
Population 117 (2006 census)[1]
Established 1862
Postcode(s) 7301
Elevation 300 m (984 ft)
LGA(s) Northern Midlands Council
State electorate(s) Lyons
Federal Division(s) Lyons
Mean max temp Mean min temp Annual rainfall
15 °C
59 °F
5 °C
41 °F
949 mm
37.4 in

Blackwood Creek is a small community at the base of the Great Western Tiers, Australia. At the 2006 census, Blackwood Creek and the surrounding area had a population of 117.[1]

Blackwood Creek Post Office opened on 1 June 1884 and closed in 1974.[2]

Nearby towns include Poatina, Liffey, Bracknell, Cressy and Miena.

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b Australian Bureau of Statistics (25 October 2007). "Blackwood Creek (State Suburb)". 2006 Census QuickStats. Retrieved 2007-08-18. 
  2. ^ Premier Postal History Blackwood Creek Primary School Opened in 1880 and closed in 1947.The Baptist Church opened in 1874 and closed in 1991 and a community church was opened in 2000. "Post Office List". Premier Postal Auctions. Retrieved 16 June 2012.