Shearwater, Tasmania


Shearwater, Tasmania

Infobox Australian Place | type = town
name = Shearwater
state = tas


caption =
lga = Latrobe Council
postcode = 7307
est =
coordinates = coord|41.1603|S|146.5411|E|display=inline,title|region:AU-TAS_type:city
pop = 688
pop_footnotes=
elevation=
elevation_footnotes=
maxtemp =
mintemp =
rainfall =
stategov = Braddon
fedgov = Braddon
dist1 = 254
dir1 = N
location1= Hobart
dist2 = 79
dir2 = NW
location2= Launceston
dist3 = 20
dir3 = E
location3= Devonport
dist4 = 2
dir4 = NW
location4=Port Sorell

Shearwater is a town on the north-west coast of Tasmania, Australia. It lies on the Rubicon Rivulet, just off Bass Strait, 20 km east of Devonport. The town of Port Sorell and Hawley Beach neighbour Shearwater. At the 2006 census, Shearwater had a population of 688.Census 2006 AUS|id=SSC66101 |name=Shearwater (State Suburb)|accessdate=2007-11-14|quick=on] The town grows considerably during the holiday season. It is part of the Municipality of Latrobe. Shearwater is one of many popular holiday resorts along the north coast of Tasmania. In recent years the population has swelled and become one of the fastest growing areas in Tasmania; mainly due to affordable real estate and large developments in the area, including a shopping centre, the Port Sorell Golf Club, and the Shearwater Country Club resort.

References

External links

* [http://www.shearwatercc.com.au/ Shearwater Country Club]
* [http://www.latrobe.tas.gov.au/site/page.cfm Latrobe Council]


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