Blackstone Heights, Tasmania facts for kids
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|Population||1,270 (2016 census)|
|Location||34 km (21 mi) E of Westbury|
|LGA(s)||Meander Valley Council|
Blackstone Heights is a rural/residential locality in the local government areas (LGA) of Meander Valley (97.5%) and West Tamar (2.5%) in the Launceston LGA region of Tasmania. The locality is about 34 kilometres (21 mi) east of the town of Westbury. The 2016 census provides a population of 1270 for the state suburb of Blackstone Heights. It is an outer suburb of Launceston.
Blackstone Heights consists of four major roads, (Blackstone Road, Kelsy Road, Panorama Road, and Longvista Road) in a loop about 7 kilometres (4.3 mi) in total. The loop is connected by Pitcher Parade which originates from near the Country Club Casino and is the only entrance to Blackstone Heights.
Blackstone Heights does not have any shops. Cityview Christian Church is located on Neptune Drive. The closest schools are located in the nearby suburb of Prospect. Blackstone Heights also has a local bus service to and from the city.
National Route 1 (Bass Highway) passes to the south-east. From there, a series of roads provide access to the locality.
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