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Goodwood is located in Tasmania
Location in Tasmania
Population 1,049 (2016 census)
Postcode(s) 7010
Location 2 km (1 mi) E of Glenorchy
LGA(s) City of Glenorchy
Region Hobart
State electorate(s) Clark
Federal Division(s) Clark
Suburbs around Goodwood:
Elwick Dowsing Point Dowsing Point
Glenorchy Goodwood Prince of Wales Bay
Glenorchy Derwent Park Lutana

Goodwood is a residential locality in the local government area (LGA) of Glenorchy in the Hobart LGA region of Tasmania. The locality is about 2 kilometres (1.2 mi) east of the town of Glenorchy. The 2016 census provides a population of 1049 for the state suburb of Goodwood. It is a suburb of Hobart.

The small residential suburb starts just south-east of the Brooker Highway and Goodwood Road junction. It is best known for its annual Christmas light decorations. Most houses in Goodwood were built in the 1950s as public housing. The suburb is also home to light industry and docks. An Anglican Church and two Primary Schools are also located in the suburb.

Road infrastructure

National Route 1 (Brooker Highway) passes to the south-west, and several roads provide access to the locality.

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