Dodges Ferry

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Dodges Ferry
Tasmania
Dodges Ferry is located in Tasmania
Dodges Ferry
Dodges Ferry
Coordinates 42°51′S 147°37′E / 42.850°S 147.617°E / -42.850; 147.617Coordinates: 42°51′S 147°37′E / 42.850°S 147.617°E / -42.850; 147.617
Population 2,947 (2006 census)[1]
Postcode(s) 7173
Location
LGA(s) Sorell Council
State electorate(s) Lyons
Federal Division(s) Lyons

Dodges Ferry is a small township on the eastern side of the entrance to Pittwater in south eastern Tasmania, Australia. It was named after Ralph Dodge (1791-1871) who operated a ferry service across Pittwater from the 1820s. It is now a popular tourist locale. At the 2006 census, Dodges Ferry had a population of 2,947.[1]

Dodges Ferry Post Office opened on 1 February 1957.[2]

References[edit]

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

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