Kings Meadows, Tasmania

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Kings Meadows
Kings Meadows Main Road.jpg
View south down Hobart Road through Kings Meadows
Population 3,371 (2011 census)[1]
Postcode(s) 7249
Location 4 km (2 mi) from Launceston, Tasmania
LGA(s) City of Launceston
State electorate(s) Bass
Federal Division(s) Bass
Suburbs around Kings Meadows:
South Launceston Punchbowl Norwood
Prospect Kings Meadows Norwood
Youngtown Youngtown Youngtown

King's Meadows is a suburb in the south of Launceston, Tasmania, Australia, with a greater amount of shops than any other suburb within Launceston making it the largest commercial district in Launceston outside of the CBD.[citation needed] It also has the largest indoor shopping centre within Launceston[citation needed], the Kings Meadows High School, and a hotel. Kings Meadows is located in the floor of a shallow valley, roughly 70m above sealevel, which drains NE towards the small suburb of Punchbowl. Main access to the suburb from the CBD is from Hobart Road via the minor suburb of Sixways.


  1. ^ Australian Bureau of Statistics (31 October 2012). "Kings Meadows (State Suburb)". 2011 Census QuickStats. Retrieved 2012-01-12. 

Coordinates: 41°28′14″S 147°09′47″E / 41.47056°S 147.16306°E / -41.47056; 147.16306