Liffey, Tasmania

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Liffey baptist church
Liffey is located in Tasmania
Coordinates 41°40′S 146°54′E / 41.667°S 146.900°E / -41.667; 146.900Coordinates: 41°40′S 146°54′E / 41.667°S 146.900°E / -41.667; 146.900
Postcode(s) 7301
LGA(s) Northern Midlands Council
State electorate(s) Lyons
Federal Division(s) Lyons

Liffey is a town 41 kilometres (25 mi) south-west of Launceston, Tasmania, Australia. It was named by Captain William Moriarty, from Ireland.[1] The town is situated in rainforest, on the Liffey River at the foot of the Great Western Tiers.[1] Nearby towns are Bracknell and Blackwood Creek.

The most notable attraction in the area is Liffey Falls.[1]

Liffey Post Office opened on 16 August 1887 and closed in 1973.[2]


  1. ^ a b c "Liffey". Councils of Northern Midlands, Southern Midlands and Central Highlands. Archived from the original on 2009-05-18. Retrieved 2009-06-23. 
  2. ^ Premier Postal History. "Post Office List". Premier Postal Auctions. Retrieved 16 June 2012.