West Ulverstone, Tasmania

West Ulverstone is a locality and suburb of Ulverstone in the local government area of Central Coast, in the North West region of Tasmania. It is located about 7 kilometres (4.3 mi) north-west of the town of Ulverstone. The Bass Highway passes through from south-east to north-west. The Leven River forms the eastern and most of the southern boundary.[2] The 2016 census determined a population of 4191 for the state suburb of West Ulverstone.[1]

West Ulverstone
Tasmania
West Ulverstone
Coordinates41°08′50″S 146°07′40″E
Population4,191 (2016)[1]
Postcode(s)7315
Location7 km (4 mi) NW of Ulverstone
LGA(s)Central Coast
RegionNorth West Tasmania
State electorate(s)Braddon
Federal Division(s)Braddon
Localities around West Ulverstone:
Penguin Bass Strait Bass Strait
Penguin West Ulverstone Ulverstone
Riana North Motton Gawler

History

The name Ulverstone is believed to be derived from Ulverston in England.[3]

Road infrastructure

The C142 route (South Road) terminates at the Bass Highway in West Ulverstone. It runs east through the locality and then further east before rejoining the Bass Highway in Ulverstone.[4]

References

  1. "2016 Census Quick Stats West Ulverstone (Tas.)". quickstats.censusdata.abs.gov.au. Australian Bureau of Statistics. 23 October 2017. Retrieved 22 November 2018.
  2. Google (22 November 2018). "West Ulverstone, Tasmania" (Map). Google Maps. Google. Retrieved 22 November 2018.
  3. "Placenames Tasmania - Ulverstone". Placenames Tasmania. Retrieved 22 November 2018. Search, enter 1290W, Search, select row, show Details
  4. "Tasmanian Road Route Codes" (PDF). Department of Primary Industries, Parks, Water & Environment. May 2017. Retrieved 22 November 2018.


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