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Port Sorell TAS

Port Sorell

Located in the Devonport area of Tasmania, Port Sorell is in the West Tamar local government area, and within the electoral seat of Braddon.

Port Sorell sits on the waterway of the same name in the north of Tasmania. This small coastal town has become a summertime destination for its tranquil vacation spots with incredibly soft, white, sandy and sheltered beaches, and thundering natural beauty.

Nearby Narawntapu National Park is a place of great serenity and a haven for wildlife, which abounds on its grassy plains and in its marshes and heathlands. Shops and services are located at neighbouring Hawley Beach. The locality of Shearwater is another predominantly residential area near the estuary.

Port Sorell, TAS is 279 kilometres from the capital city of Hobart and can be reached within three and a half hours of travel time via National Highway 1.

Port Sorell at a glance

Here’s some location info about Port Sorell…

Postcode 7307
Latitude -41.1622506
Longitude 146.6043973
Altitude 1 (metres above sea level)

Population of Port Sorell TAS

At the 2021 national census, the population of 7307 (Including Port Sorell) was 11849 people. Out of those, 5743 were male and 6107 were female.

1229 (10.37%) of those people were born outside Australia, and the remaining 9921 people were born in Australia. 725 (6.12%) of these people are Indigenous Australians.

Map of Port Sorell

Here is a map of Port Sorell, Tasmania and surrounds.

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