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Nubeena
Tasmania
Population 277 (2006 census)
Postcode(s) 7184
Location 82 km (51 mi) N of Hobart
LGA(s) Tasman Council
State electorate(s) Lyons
Federal Division(s) Lyons

Nubeena is a town on the Tasman Peninsula, Tasmania, Australia a township of Tasman Council, and seat of the municipality. At the 2006 census, Nubeena had a population of 277.

Geography

The town is halfway along the west coast of Tasman Peninsula, on Parsons Bay, which is a narrow continuation of Wedge Bay. It is 10 kilometres (6.2 mi) north-west of Port Arthur.

History

Nubeena Post Office opened on 1 December 1886. The first postmaster was Joseph Thornton (1813-1899) who carried the mail between Wedge Bay to Premaydena, then Impression Bay.

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