Pioneer, Tasmania

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Pioneer
Tasmania
Pioneer aerial.jpg
Pioneer at the bottom of the photo, near the boomerang-shaped Pioneer Lake
Pioneer is located in Tasmania
Pioneer
Pioneer
Coordinates 41°05′S 147°56′E / 41.083°S 147.933°E / -41.083; 147.933Coordinates: 41°05′S 147°56′E / 41.083°S 147.933°E / -41.083; 147.933
Postcode(s) 7264
LGA(s) Dorset Council
State electorate(s) Bass
Federal Division(s) Bass

Pioneer is a village in north-east Tasmania, Australia. It is at the junction of Gladstone Road and Racecourse Road. Tebrakunna Road heads out to the east. Other hamlets in the area are Herrick and Winnaleah. At the 2006 census, Pioneer had a population of 144.[1]

History[edit]

Bradshaw's Creek Post Office opened on 1 July 1883 and was renamed Pioneer in 1955.[2]

Notes and references[edit]

  1. ^ Australian Bureau of Statistics (25 October 2007). "Pioneer (State Suburb)". 2006 Census QuickStats. Retrieved 22 November 2011. 
  2. ^ Premier Postal History. "Post Office List". Premier Postal Auctions. Retrieved 16 June 2012.