Central Coast Council (Tasmania) facts for kids
Quick facts for kidsCentral Coast Council
|• Density||23.477/km2 (60.81/sq mi)|
|Established||2 April 1993|
|Area||933 km2 (360.2 sq mi)|
|Council seat||Central Coast, Tasmania|
|Region||Ulverstone and Penguin area|
Central Coast Council is a local government body in Tasmania, situated in the north-west of the state between Burnie and Devonport. Central Coast is classified as an urban local government area and has a population of 21,904, Ulverstone and Penguin are the two primary towns of the region.
History and attributes
The Central Coast Council was established on 2 April 1993 after the amalgamation of the Penguin and Ulverstone municipalities.
Central Coast is classified as urban, regional and small (URS) under the Australian Classification of Local Governments.
The municipal boundaries are the Blythe River in the west, Braddons Lookout Road in the east and Black Bluff in the south. The Central Coast includes the tourist destinations Leven Canyon and Black Bluff, as well as a number of rural areas such as Upper Castra.
|Locality||Census population 2016||Reason|
|Blthye Heads||Incl. in Heybridge|
|Heybridge||430||Includes Blythe Heads|
|Carmantown||Incl. in Penguin|
|Heka||Incl. in Gunns Plains|
|Warringa||Incl. in Preston|
|Gunns Plains||171||Includes Heka|
|Local government total||21,362||Gazetted Central Coast Local Government Area|
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