Australian Towns & Cities
Tasmania: Smithton
Incorporating photos and Information from Michael Greenslade's former Australian Towns, Cities and Highways site

Smithton is a town on the far north-west coast of Tasmania.

Originally named by European settlers as Duck River in the late 1800s, the town was renamed to Smithton in 1895.

The economy of Smithton is agriculture based, consisting primarily of dairy and beef farming. Other major industries in the area include fishing, aquaculture, crop farming, timber plantations and tourism. There is also food processing facilities in the town.

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Smithton CBD:
Emmett Street, Smithton, 2008.

Image © Jamie Scuglia

Anzac Park:
View over Smithton town centre and Anzac Park, 2008.

Image © Jamie Scuglia

Duck River:
Duck River and jetty at Smithton, 2008.

Image © Jamie Scuglia

1 Australian Bureau of Statistics, 2016 Census QuickStats

Last updated: 01 Dec 2019 18:47

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