Moonah, Tasmania

Moonah is a suburb in the city of Hobart, Tasmania, Australia located approximately 5 km north of the central business district of Hobart, and lying directly north of the inner city suburb New Town. In the 2016 Australian census, the population of Moonah was 5,421.[1]

Moonah
Hobart, Tasmania
Moonah, looking roughly north-east out towards the Derwent River.
Moonah
Coordinates42°50′35″S 147°18′7″E
Population5,421 (2016 census)[1]
Postcode(s)7009
LGA(s)City of Glenorchy
State electorate(s)Clark
Federal Division(s)Clark
Suburbs around Moonah:
Derwent Park Derwent Park Lutana
West Moonah Moonah Lutana
West Moonah New Town New Town

History

Originally land given free to settlers along the banks of the New Town Rivulet, this area eventually became known as the suburbs of New Town and Moonah.

References

  1. Australian Bureau of Statistics (27 June 2017). "Moonah (State Suburb)". 2016 Census QuickStats. Retrieved 25 March 2018.


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