Frequently asked questions about Smithton, TAS

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Where is Smithton?

Smithton is in the northwest of Tasmania which is in the southeast of Australia.

What is the latitude and longitude of Smithton?

Smithton is at a latitude of -40.8425 decimal degrees and a longitude of 145.12357 decimal degrees (GDA94 datum, which is for many practical purposes equivalent to WGS84). Latitude and longitude coordinates may be represented in a variety of different numeric formats:

FormatLatitudeLongitude
Decimal-40.8425145.12357
D MM' SS"40 50' 33" S145 07' 25" E
D MM.MMM'40 50.550' S145 07.414' E

What is the elevation/altitude/height above sea level of Smithton?

Smithton is at an elevation/altitude/height above sea level of 14.4 m above sea level.

What is the population of Smithton?

Smithton has a population of about around 3,100 (based on the 2001 census).

What is the nearest city, town or village to Smithton?

The nearest village to Smithton is Stanley about 17.1 km away. Stanley has a population of about around 460 (based on the 2001 census). Click here for a map showing Smithton and Stanley.

What is the nearest more populous place to Smithton?

The nearest more populous place is the town of Wynyard which is 53km away with a population of around 4,600 (show me a map with Smithton and Wynyard).

What is the annual rainfall of Smithton?

The annual rainfall of Smithton is about 1268 mm.

What is the most rain Smithton has ever received in a day?

The most rain received by Smithton in a day was 97 mm. The most rain received by Smithton in a September day was around 61 mm.

In what local government area (LGA) is Smithton?

Smithton is in the local government area of 'Circular Head'. The 'Circular Head' local government area is classified as a 'Municipality'.

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