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Plenty TAS


Located in the West Coast area of Tasmania, Plenty is in the Southern Midlands local government area, and within the electoral seat of Lyons.

Plenty is a small rural location in Derwent Valley located in southern central Tasmania.

The town is known for The Museum of Trout Fishing located within the cottage built in 1865 for the first superintendent of the Salmon Ponds. Explore the area and find out about the changes in trout fishing over the years and discover some of the people, places and events that make up Tasmania’s rich angling history.

At the nearby Salmon Ponds you can view Rainbow, Albino, Brown, Brook and Tiger Trout, plus Atlantic Salmon.

Plenty, TAS is 43 kilometres from the capital city of Hobart and can be reached within thirty minutes of travel time via National Highway 1 and Lyell HIghway/A10.

Plenty at a glance

Here’s some location info about Plenty…

Postcode 7140
Latitude -42.7165405
Longitude 147.0207443
Altitude 394.6408386 (metres above sea level)

Population of Plenty TAS

At the 2021 national census, the population of 7140 (Including Plenty) was 12069 people. Out of those, 6106 were male and 5960 were female.

989 (8.19%) of those people were born outside Australia, and the remaining 10196 people were born in Australia. 822 (6.81%) of these people are Indigenous Australians.

Map of Plenty

Here is a map of Plenty, Tasmania and surrounds.

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