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City of Glenorchy, Tasmania
Bridgewater Causeway.jpg
Bridgewater Causeway and Bridgewater Bridge with Granton and Mt Wellington behind.
Granton is located in Tasmania
Location in Tasmania
Population 1,736 (2016 census)
Postcode(s) 7030
Location 9 km (6 mi) N of Glenorchy
LGA(s) Derwent Valley Council (80%), City of Glenorchy (20%)
Region South-east, Hobart
State electorate(s)
Federal Division(s)
Suburbs around Granton:
Dromedary, Boyer Dromedary, Bridgewater Bridgewater
Sorell Creek Granton Bridgewater, Old Beach
Molesworth Claremont, Molesworth Austins Ferry

Granton is a rural residential locality in the local government areas (LGA) of Derwent Valley (80%) and Glenorchy (20%) in the South-east and Hobart LGA regions of Tasmania. The locality is about 9 kilometres (5.6 mi) north of the town of Glenorchy. The 2016 census provides a population of 1736 for the state suburb of Granton. It is a suburb of Hobart. Rust Road is the approximate boundary between the two municipalities at Granton.

Public facilities including the Granton War Memorial Hall, public toilets and Granton Green Reserve are located within the Derwent Valley Council section.

Road infrastructure

Route A10 (Lyell Highway) runs through from east to west.

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