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Church of the holy nativity Bishopsbourne.jpg
The Anglican Church of the Holy Nativity, built in 1844 and opened 25 April 1845
Bishopsbourne is located in Tasmania
Location in Tasmania
Population 136 (2016)
Established 1800s
Postcode(s) 7301
LGA(s) Northern Midlands
Region Central
State electorate(s) Lyons
Federal Division(s) Lyons
Localities around Bishopsbourne:
Oaks Carrick Longford
Whitemore, Bracknell Bishopsbourne Toiberry
Bracknell Bracknell, Cressy Cressy

Bishopsbourne (known informally as 'The Bourne') is a rural locality in the local government area (LGA) of Northern Midlands in the Central LGA region of Tasmania. The locality is about 19 kilometres (12 mi) south-west of the town of Longford. The 2016 census has a population of 136 for the state suburb of Bishopsbourne. It is a farming community and has a church, graveyard and recreation ground. Nearby towns include Carrick, Bracknell and Longford all of which are regarded as lesser towns. Almost all the houses and farms are located on Bishopsbourne Road and there are a few back roads. There has been increased activity of development in recent years, though none of it has been commercial.

Bishopsbourne has a Cricket team that has been playing in the local competition for about 70 years

Road infrastructure

Route C513 (Liffey Road / Bishopsbourne Road) passes through from south to north. Route C518 (an extension of Bishopsbourne Road) starts at an intersection with C513 and runs east until it exits.

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