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Quiet township on the Prosser River opposite Maria Island
Orford is a pleasant holiday town located on the Prosser River 81 km north east from Hobart and directly across the water from Maria Island. Like Triabunna, which is only 9 km north, it is an ideal destination for people wishing to stay in the area before making the trip over to Maria Island. The ferry terminal is about 6 km north of the town.
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Historic tin mining town
Pioneer is a tiny township located 119 km north east of Launceston and 8 km from the Tasman Highway. The town came into existence in 1877 when William Bradshaw (until 1955 the town was known as Bradshaw's Creek) discovered tin at the junction of Bradshaw's Creek and Ringarooma River.
Tiny timber township between Launceston and the east coast.
Goulds Country, situated 155 km from Launceston, is an entirely wooden township. It is located off the Tasman Highway and is now no more than half a dozen buildings on the side of beautiful and gently undulating hills.