George Town Council

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George Town Council
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George Town Council
Coordinates 41°05′24″S 147°00′00″E / 41.09000°S 147.00000°E / -41.09000; 147.00000Coordinates: 41°05′24″S 147°00′00″E / 41.09000°S 147.00000°E / -41.09000; 147.00000
Population 6,802 (2015 est.)[1]
 • Density 10.4229/km2 (26.995/sq mi)
Area 652.6 km2 (252.0 sq mi)
Mayor Doug Burt
Council seat George Town
Region East Tamar Valley
State electorate(s) Bass
Federal Division(s) Bass
Website George Town Council
LGAs around George Town Council:
Bass Strait Bass Strait Bass Strait
West Tamar George Town Council Dorset
West Tamar Launceston Launceston

The George Town Council is a local government area of the state of Tasmania in Australia. It covers George Town and the surrounding area.

In 2006, George Town had the highest birth rate in Tasmania, with a TFR of 3.75 children per women.[2]


Suburb Census Population 2011 Reason
George Town 4304 Includes Pipe Clay Bay
Pipe Clay Bay Incl. in George Town
Low Head 441
Bell Bay
Long Reach Incl. in Hillwood
Hillwood 819 Includes Long Reach, Mount Direction, Lowers Turners Marsh
Pipers River 377
Pipers Brook Incl. in Bellingham
Bellingham 186 Includes Pipers Brook, Retreat
Weymouth 216 Includes Lulworth
Lulworth Incl. in Weymouth
Beechford 351 Includes Stony Head, Lefroy
Stony Head Incl. in Beechford
Lefroy Incl. in Beechford
Back Creek
Total 6,694
(58) Variance
Local Government Total 6,636 Gazetted George Town Local Government Area


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