South Launceston, Tasmania facts for kids
Quick facts for kidsSouth Launceston
|Population||4,592 (2016 census)|
|Location||3 km (2 mi) S of Launceston|
|LGA(s)||City of Launceston|
South Launceston is a residential locality in the local government area (LGA) of Launceston in the Launceston LGA region of Tasmania. The locality is about 3 kilometres (1.9 mi) south of the town of Launceston. The 2016 census provides a population of 4592 for the state suburb of South Launceston. It is a suburb of Launceston, and also contains the minor suburbs of Glen Dhu and Sandhill (Five Ways).
It started life as a small place called Galvin Town, by the 1890s it was included in Launceston as the suburb South Launceston. In 1906 South Launceston grew to include Sandhill.
National Route 1 (Midland Highway) runs through from south-west to north.
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