George Town Council
George Town Council is a local government body in northern Tasmania, situated north of Launceston. The George Town local government area is classified as rural and has a population of 6,754, it encompasses the principal town, George Town, and the nearby localities including Hillwood, Low Head and Pipers River.
|George Town Council|
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Map showing the George Town local government area.
|• Density||10.4/km2 (27/sq mi)|
|Established||1 January 1907|
|Area||652.6 km2 (252.0 sq mi)|
|Council seat||George Town|
|Region||East Tamar Valley|
|Website||George Town Council|
History and attributes
|Suburb||Census population 2016||Reason|
|George Town||4347||Includes Pipe Clay Bay|
|Pipe Clay Bay||Incl. in George Town|
|Loer Turners Marsh||37|
|Local government total||6,764||Gazetted George Town Local Government Area|
- "3218.0 – Regional Population Growth, Australia, 2014–15". Australian Bureau of Statistics. Retrieved 29 September 2016.
- "Agency Details: George Town Municipal Council". search.archives.tas.gov.au. Tasmanian Government. Retrieved 11 June 2018.
- "Local government national report 2014-2015". regional.gov.au. Australian Government. Retrieved 8 June 2018.
- Australian Bureau of Statistics. "2011 Census QuickStats". Retrieved 23 July 2017.
- George Town Council official website
- Local Government Association Tasmania
- Tasmanian Electoral Commission - local government