York Town, Tasmania

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York Town
York Town is located in Tasmania
York Town
York Town
Coordinates 41°9′S 146°46′E / 41.150°S 146.767°E / -41.150; 146.767Coordinates: 41°9′S 146°46′E / 41.150°S 146.767°E / -41.150; 146.767
LGA(s) West Tamar Council
State electorate(s) Lyons
Federal Division(s) Lyons

York Town is a locality in northern Tasmania. It was the first attempt to establish a British presence in northern Tasmania, in 1804. It was a "bustling village" until 1808.[1]


  1. ^ "York Town". West Tamar Council. Archived from the original on April 22, 2011. Retrieved 18 April 2011.