kids encyclopedia robot

Alonnah, Tasmania facts for kids

Kids Encyclopedia Facts
Quick facts for kids
Alonnah
Tasmania
Alonnah is located in Tasmania
Alonnah
Alonnah
Location in Tasmania
Coordinates 43°18′54″S 147°14′37″E / 43.31500°S 147.24361°E / -43.31500; 147.24361Coordinates: 43°18′54″S 147°14′37″E / 43.31500°S 147.24361°E / -43.31500; 147.24361
Population 137 (2016 census)
Postcode(s) 7150
Location 60 km (37 mi) S of Kingston
LGA(s) Kingborough
Region Hobart
State electorate(s) Franklin
Federal Division(s) Franklin
Localities around Alonnah:
D'Entrecasteaux Channel Simpsons Bay Simpsons Bay
D'Entrecasteaux Channel Alonnah Simpsons Bay, South Bruny
South Bruny South Bruny South Bruny

Alonnah is a rural locality on Bruny Island in the local government area (LGA) of Kingborough in the Hobart LGA region of Tasmania. The locality is about 60 kilometres (37 mi) south (by ferry) of the town of Kingston. The 2016 census provides a population of 137 for the state suburb of Alonnah.

It is a small township on the western side of Bruny Island, facing the D'Entrecasteaux Channel.

Alonnah is the main location in Bruny Island for government facilities, including post office, police station, primary school, internet centre, community library, pharmacy, and health centre with nurses, a visiting doctor, physiotherapist, and other health practitioners. There is also a museum located in the court house, Bruny Hotel, and a small general store.

The Alonnah Dray track (also known as Sheepwash track) is an easy walking track of historical value, beginning at Alonnah jetty.

Road infrastructure

Route B66 (Bruny Island Main Road) runs through from south-west to east.

kids search engine
Alonnah, Tasmania Facts for Kids. Kiddle Encyclopedia.