Argyle Street, Hobart

Argyle Street is a street in Hobart, Tasmania. The street was named by Lachlan Macquarie either in reference to Argyll, Scotland, where he grew up, or for the Duke of Argyll, head of Clan Campbell.[1] Lachlan's wife had been born Elizabeth Campbell.[2]

Argyle Street

Argyle Street intersecting with Liverpool Street
General information
Length2.8 km (1.7 mi)
Major junctions
South-East endMorrison Street
North-West endNew Town Road


Commencing in the Hobart waterfront precinct at the northern end of Morrison Street, Argyle Street runs in a north-westerly direction through the Hobart CBD and North Hobart to its intersection with New Town Road in the suburb of New Town.[3] It intersects with the following major streets (from south-east to north-west):


  1. "The Names of Hobart: City Centre". Visit Hobart Australia. Retrieved 15 November 2016.
  2. Barnard, Marjorie. "Macquarie, Elizabeth Henrietta (1778-1835)". Australian Dictionary of Biography. Retrieved 14 September 2011.
  3. Google (21 February 2019). "Argyle Street, Hobart" (Map). Google Maps. Google. Retrieved 21 February 2019.
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