Don, Tasmania

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Don
Tasmania
Don is located in Tasmania
Don
Don
Coordinates 41°10′39″S 146°19′17″E / 41.17750°S 146.32139°E / -41.17750; 146.32139Coordinates: 41°10′39″S 146°19′17″E / 41.17750°S 146.32139°E / -41.17750; 146.32139
Population 274 (2006 census)[1]
LGA(s) City of Devonport
State electorate(s) Braddon
Federal Division(s) Braddon
Suburbs around Don:
Bass Strait Bass Strait Bass Strait
Don Devonport
Tugrah Stony Rise

Don (sometimes known as the Don[2]) is a small village, located just outside Devonport Tasmania, situated on the Don River. It is home to the Don River Railway and the Don Village Market. Don also has a Presbyterian church.[3]

The local Don Hall was used regularly to host ballroom dancing.

Sports[edit]

The Devonport Rugby Club[4] is a Rugby Union team competing in the Tasmanian Rugby Union Statewide League competes on the Don Oval.

The Don Cricket Club was established in 1871,[5]) and competes in the Mersey Valley Cricket Association.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "2006 Census QuickStats: Don (State Suburb)". Australian Bureau of Statistics. 2007-10-25. Retrieved 2010-10-18. 
  2. ^ "Parker" at North-West Tasmanian Coastal Cemeteries.
  3. ^ Presbyterian Church of Tasmania Archived February 18, 2011, at the Wayback Machine.
  4. ^ "Devonport Rugby Club". devonportbulls.rugbynet.com.au. Retrieved 1 June 2009. 
  5. ^ "Don Cricket Club". doncc.tas.cricket.com.au. Retrieved 1 February 2016.