Kingston Beach, Tasmania facts for kids

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Kingston Beach
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Postcode: 7050
LGA: Kingborough
Federal Division: 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 suburb of the greater Hobart area, capital of Tasmania, Australia. 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. Kingston Beach is in the municipality of Kingborough.


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