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Austins Ferry
Glenorchy, TasmaniaTasmania
Austins Ferry is located in Tasmania
Austins Ferry
Austins Ferry
Location in Tasmania
Population 2,251 (2016 census)
 • Density 1,057/km2 (2,740/sq mi)
Postcode(s) 7011
Area 2.1 km2 (0.8 sq mi)
Location 9 km (6 mi) N of Glenorchy
LGA(s) City of Glenorchy
Region Hobart
State electorate(s) Clark
Federal Division(s) Clark
Suburbs around Austins Ferry:
Granton River Derwent River Derwent
Abbotsfield Austins Ferry River Derwent
Claremont Claremont River Derwent

Austins Ferry is a residential locality in the local government area (LGA) of Glenorchy in the Hobart LGA region of Tasmania. The locality is about 9 kilometres (5.6 mi) north of the town of Glenorchy. The 2016 census provides a population of 2251 for the state suburb of Austins Ferry. It is a suburb of Hobart. It is predominantly a new homes area.

Road infrastructure

National Route 1 (Brooker Highway) passes to the west. From there, several roads provide access to the locality.

Panorama of the upper half of Austins Ferry
James Austin Cottage
James Austin Cottage
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