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Kingston Beach
Kingston Beach is located in Tasmania
Kingston Beach
Kingston Beach
Location in Tasmania
Population 1,990 (2016 census)
Postcode(s) 7050
Location 2 km (1 mi) SE of Kingston
LGA(s) Kingborough
Region Hobart
Federal Division(s) Franklin
Suburbs around Kingston Beach:
Firthside Bonnet Hill Derwent River
Kingston Kingston Beach Derwent River
Maranoa Heights Blackmans Bay Derwent River

Kingston Beach is a residential locality in the local government area (LGA) of Kingborough in the Hobart LGA region of Tasmania. The locality is about 2 kilometres (1.2 mi) south-east of the town of Kingston. The 2016 census provides a population of 1990 for the state suburb of Kingston Beach.

It is a suburb of the greater Hobart area. It is located on the Derwent River at the mouth of Browns Rivulet. It was originally known as Browns River Beach in the 1850s. Kingston Beach was a regularly photographed location in the twentieth century.

The beach is patrolled by Kingston Beach Surf Life Saving Club between the months of December and April. Other facilities include a dog beach, bike park, barbecue area, sailing club, playgrounds and various shops. The local Progress Association served between 1925 and 1992, known as either the Kingston Beach Progress Association, Kingston Beach Regatta Association, or the Kingston Beach Progress and Regatta Association.

Road infrastructure

Route B68 (Channel Highway) passes to the north-west. From there, several roads provide access to the locality.

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