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Hamilton is located in Tasmania
Location in Tasmania
Population 211 (2016 census)
Postcode(s) 7140
LGA(s) Central Highlands Council
Region Central
State electorate(s) Lyons
Federal Division(s) Lyons
Localities around Hamilton:
Ouse Hollow Tree Hollow Tree
Ouse Hamilton Pelham
Meadowbank, Ellendale Gretna Gretna

Hamilton is a rural locality in the local government area (LGA) of Central Highlands in the Central LGA region of Tasmania. The locality is about 73 kilometres (45 mi) north-west of the town of Hobart. The 2016 census provides a population of 211 for the state suburb of Hamilton.

Road infrastructure

Route A10 (Lyell Highway) runs through from south-east to west. Route B110 (Hollow Tree Road) starts at an intersection with A10 and runs north-east until it exits. Route C182 (Thousand Acre Lane) starts at an intersection with A10 and runs east until it exits.

Notable people

Cricketer Percy Lewis was born here in 1864. Tasmanian artist Edith Lilla Holmes was born here in 1893.

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