Magra, Tasmania facts for kids
Magra area, looking north
|Population||899 (2006 census)|
|LGA(s)||Derwent Valley Council|
Location and features
Magra is just over the hill from New Norfolk. It consists mainly of dwelling houses and farmland. Accommodation is also available as the area is popular with tourists. Notable features of Magra itself include the surrounding hills and the plantation of Lombardy Poplars. The site of the grave of Betty King, believed to be the first European white woman to set foot on Australian soil, is located in the vicinity of Magra.
Magra Post Office opened on 1 June 1911 and closed in 1968.
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