Scottsdale, Tasmania

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Scottsdale, from North Scottsdale; Mount Barrow can be seen in the background
Scottsdale is located in Tasmania
Coordinates 41°10′S 147°31′E / 41.167°S 147.517°E / -41.167; 147.517Coordinates: 41°10′S 147°31′E / 41.167°S 147.517°E / -41.167; 147.517
Population 2,373 (2016 census)[1]
Postcode(s) 7260
Elevation 198 m (650 ft)[2]
LGA(s) Dorset Council
State electorate(s) Bass
Federal Division(s) Bass
Mean max temp Mean min temp Annual rainfall
17.3 °C
63 °F
7.1 °C
45 °F
987.1 mm
38.9 in

Scottsdale is a town in the north-east of Tasmania, Australia. It is 63 km northeast of Launceston and 22 km southeast of town of Bridport. It is part of the Dorset Council.

The area was first surveyed in 1855 and was described as, "the best soil on the island ... well watered, with a mild climate" by surveyor James Scott. The town was named after him. Scottsdale is now a major agricultural centre.

References[change | change source]

  1. Australian Bureau of Statistics (27 June 2017). "Scottsdale (State Suburb)". 2016 Census QuickStats. Retrieved 23 July 2017.  Edit this at Wikidata
  2. "Scottsdale (West Minstone Road)". Climate statistics for Australian locations. Bureau of Meteorology. Retrieved 23 January 2010.