Nubeena

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Nubeena
Tasmania
Nubeena is located in Tasmania
Nubeena
Nubeena
Coordinates 43°06′S 147°45′E / 43.100°S 147.750°E / -43.100; 147.750Coordinates: 43°06′S 147°45′E / 43.100°S 147.750°E / -43.100; 147.750
Population 277 (2006 census)[1]
Postcode(s) 7184
Location 82 km (51 mi) N of Hobart
LGA(s) Tasman Council
State electorate(s) Lyons
Federal Division(s) Lyons

Nubeena is a town on the Tasman Peninsula, Tasmania, Australia a township of Tasman Council, and seat of the municipality. At the 2006 census, Nubeena had a population of 277.[1]

Media[edit]

Nubeena is served by 97.7 Tasman FM and Pulse FM Tasman which is run by the JNET Radio Network.

Geography[edit]

The town is halfway along the west coast of Tasman Peninsula, on Parsons Bay, which is a narrow continuation of Wedge Bay. It is 10 kilometres (6.2 mi) north-west of Port Arthur.

History[edit]

Nubeena Post Office opened on 1 December 1886. The first postmaster was Joseph Thornton (1813-1899) who carried the mail between Wedge Bay to Premaydena, then Impression Bay.[3]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b Australian Bureau of Statistics (25 October 2007). "Nubeena (L) (State Suburb)". 2006 Census QuickStats. Retrieved 2009-06-09. 
  2. ^ Bureau of Meteorology. - Retrieved on 2007-11-11.
  3. ^ Premier Postal History. "Post Office List". Premier Postal Auctions. Retrieved 16 June 2012. 

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