Moonah, Tasmania

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Moonah
HobartTasmania
Moonah Tasmania Overview.JPG
Moonah, looking roughly north-east out towards the Derwent River.
Moonah is located in Tasmania
Moonah
Moonah
Coordinates 42°50′35″S 147°18′7″E / 42.84306°S 147.30194°E / -42.84306; 147.30194Coordinates: 42°50′35″S 147°18′7″E / 42.84306°S 147.30194°E / -42.84306; 147.30194
Population 5,421 (2016 census)[1]
Postcode(s) 7009
LGA(s) City of Glenorchy
Suburbs around Moonah:
Derwent Park Derwent Park Lutana
West Moonah Moonah Lutana
West Moonah New Town New Town

Moonah is a suburb in the city of Hobart, Tasmania, Australia located approximately 5 km north of the central business district of Hobart, and lying directly north of the inner city suburb New Town. In the 2016 Australian census, the population of Moonah was 5,421.[1]

History[edit]

West Moonah and Moonah in 1954

Originally land given free to settlers along the banks of the New Town Rivulet, this area eventually became known as the suburbs of New Town and Moonah.

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b Australian Bureau of Statistics (27 June 2017). "Moonah (State Suburb)". 2016 Census QuickStats. Retrieved 25 March 2018. Edit this at Wikidata