South Launceston, Tasmania

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).

South Launceston
Launceston, Tasmania
Population4,592 (2016 census)[1]
Location2 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


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 6 December 2017.
  2. "word document". Retrieved 27 September 2007.

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