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Dilston is located in Tasmania
Location in Tasmania
Population 531 (2016)
Postcode(s) 7252
Location 17 km (11 mi) NW of Launceston
LGA(s) Launceston
Region Launceston
State electorate(s) Bass
Federal Division(s) Bass
Suburbs around Dilston:
Swan Bay Mount Direction Turners Marsh
Windermere, Tamar River Dilston Turners Marsh
Tamar River Newnham Rocherlea

Dilston is a rural and residential locality in the local government area (LGA) of Launceston in Tasmania. The locality is about 17 kilometres (11 mi) north-west of the town of Launceston. The 2016 census has a population of 531 for the state suburb of Dilston.

Road infrastructure

The East Tamar Highway (A8) enters from the south and runs through to the north, where it exits. Route C742 (John Lees Drive) runs parallel to and west of the A8 for a considerable distance, being joined to it at intersections in the south and north of the locality. Route C739 (Windermere Road) starts at an intersection with C742 and runs west until it exits.

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