Sorell Council

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Sorell Council
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Sorell Council
Coordinates 42°45′0″S 147°40′12″E / 42.75000°S 147.67000°E / -42.75000; 147.67000Coordinates: 42°45′0″S 147°40′12″E / 42.75000°S 147.67000°E / -42.75000; 147.67000
Population 13,955 (2015 est.)[1]
 • Density 23.9530/km2 (62.038/sq mi)
Area 582.6 km2 (224.9 sq mi)
Mayor Kerry Vincent
Council seat Sorell
Region Sorell and surrounds
State electorate(s) Lyons
Federal Division(s) Lyons
Sorrell Council Logo.svg
Website Sorell Council
LGAs around Sorell Council:
Southern Midlands Glamorgan Spring Bay Glamorgan Spring Bay
Clarence Sorell Council Tasman Sea
Clarence Frederick Henry Bay Tasman

Sorell Council is a local government area of Tasmania, Australia. The municipality of Sorell is one of the fastest growing areas in Tasmania.[2]

Marion Bay, on the council's east coast, is host to the Tasmanian Falls Festival, an annual event first held in Tasmania on New Year's Eve in December 2003.


Suburb Census Population 2011 Reason
Shark Point Incl. in Penna
Midway Point 2598
Penna 403
Sorell 2476
Forcett 635
Lewisham 881
Dodges Ferry 2319
Carlton 1241
Primrose Sands 934
Carlton River Incl. in Connellys Marsh
Connellys Marsh 179 Includes Carlton River
Dunalley 274
Boomer Bay 199 Includes Marion Bay
Marion Bay Incl. in Boomer Bay
Bream Creek Incl. in Kellevie
Nugent Incl. in Wattle Hill
Wattle Hill 334 Includes Nugent, Pawleena
Pawleena Incl. in Wattle Hill
Orielton 345
Copping Incl. in Kellevie
Kellevie 417 Includes Copping, Bream Creek
Total 13325
(41) Variance
Local Government Total 13,194 Gazetted Sorell Council Local Government Area


  1. ^ "3218.0 – Regional Population Growth, Australia, 2014–15". Australian Bureau of Statistics. Retrieved 29 September 2016. 
  2. ^ "Statewide population change, RPDC". 2005-05-02. Archived from the original on 2006-09-17. Retrieved 2006-11-30. 
  3. ^ Australian Bureau of Statistics. "2011 Census QuickStats". Retrieved 29 May 2016. 

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