Franklin Square (Hobart)

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Franklin Square
Lascar Franklin Square (Hobart) (4552530076).jpg
Type Public space
Location Hobart, Australia
Coordinates 42°52′39″S 147°20′10″E / 42.87750°S 147.33611°E / -42.87750; 147.33611Coordinates: 42°52′39″S 147°20′10″E / 42.87750°S 147.33611°E / -42.87750; 147.33611
Created 1863-1866[1]
Operated by Hobart City Council
Open All year
Public transit access Hobart Bus Mall

Franklin Square is an oak lined public space in Central Hobart, Tasmania, Australia. It is named after a John Franklin, a former Governor of Tasmania.[2] It and Hobart Town Hall were built on the site of the former government house of Tasmania.[3] It is on the Tasmanian Heritage Register.[4]