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Old Beach
Population: 7017
Established: early 1800’s
Postcode: 7017
Location: 17 km (11 mi) N of Hobart
LGA: Municipality of Brighton
State District: Lyons
Federal Division: Franklin, Lyons
Suburbs around Old Beach:
Derwent River Gagebrook
Derwent River Old Beach
Derwent River Otago

Old Beach is a suburb of Hobart based in the municipality of Brighton, Tasmania, Australia. Old Beach is classified as a middle-class suburb. At the 2011 census, Old Beach had a population of 7017. It is approximately 7km from the Baskerville Raceway.


Old Beach Post Office opened on 11 January 1866 and closed in 1975. The nearest Post Offices are in Green Point Road Bridgewater 5km away and Sugarloaf Road Risdon Vale 7km distant.

Old Beach (left) and the Meehan Range, including Mount Direction and Gunners Quoin

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