South Launceston, Tasmania

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South Launceston
Population 4,592 (2016 census)[1]
Postcode(s) 7249
Location 2 km (1 mi) from Launceston
LGA(s) City of Launceston
State electorate(s) Bass
Federal Division(s) Bass
Suburbs around South Launceston:
West Launceston Launceston East Launceston
West Launceston South Launceston Newstead
Prospect Prospect Kings Meadows

South Launceston is a suburb of Launceston in the Australian state of Tasmania, it also contains the minor suburbs of Glen Dhu and Sandhill (Five Ways).


It started life as a small place called Galvin Town,[2] by the 1890s it was included in Launceston as the suburb South Launceston. In 1906 South Launceston grew to include Sandhill.


  1. ^ Australian Bureau of Statistics (27 June 2017). "South Launceston (State Suburb)". 2016 Census QuickStats. Retrieved 2017-12-06.  Edit this at Wikidata
  2. ^ "word document". Retrieved 2007-09-27. 

Coordinates: 41°27′19″S 147°09′04″E / 41.45528°S 147.15111°E / -41.45528; 147.15111