Flowerdale, Tasmania facts for kids
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|Elevation||24 m (79 ft)|
|Location||6 km (4 mi) NW of Wynyard, Tasmania|
|Region||North West Tasmania|
Flowerdale is a locality and small rural community of Waratah-Wynyard, in north-west Tasmania. Significant geographic features include the Inglis River and the confluence of its largest tributary, the Flowerdale River. The 2011 census determined a population of 324 for the state suburb of Flowerdale, which includes Flowerdale and the nearby Table Cape locality.
Flowerdale Post Office opened on 1 March 1891 and closed in 1981.
The Preolenna line was a railway line which extended from the Flowerdale junction, to as far as Maweena, a small distance past Preolenna. It was first opened in 1917 but was soon closed in 1931 - in one of its annual reports, the TGR operators had described the traffic along the route as "infintecimal".
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