Woodbridge, Tasmania

Woodbridge is a town in southern Tasmania, Australia 38 kilometres (24 mi) south of the state capital, Hobart. Originally named Peppermint Bay, it is located on the D'Entrecasteaux Channel.[2] First European settlement was in 1847[3]. Peppermint Bay Post Office opened on May 15, 1854 and the town was renamed Woodbridge in 1881.[4] At the 2006 census, Woodbridge had a population of 271.[1]

Notable residents


  1. ^ a b Australian Bureau of Statistics (25 October 2007). "Woodbridge (L) (Urban Centre/Locality)". 2006 Census QuickStats. Retrieved 2007-11-17.
  2. ^ "Woodbridge". Discover Tasmania. Retrieved 2018-07-17.
  3. ^ "History". Kingborough Council.
  4. ^ Premier Postal History. "Post Office List". Premier Postal Auctions. Retrieved 16 June 2012.

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