town in Tasmania, Australia
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Perth is a town of 3,233 (2021) in the Tasmanian Midlands, about 20 km (12 mi) south of Launceston. The town was established in 1821, making it one of the oldest towns in the Tasmanian Midlands.

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Map of Perth (Tasmania)

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1 Launceston Airport   (LST IATA) may be the airport to visit Launceston, Launceston Airport is in fact closer to Perth than it is to Launceston – see Launceston#By plane for more details. If you're renting a car from the airport, use Perth Mill Road (C417) to visit the town.

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Perth is on the Midland Highway (Highway 1), the highway that links Brighton (an exurb of Hobart) and Launceston. The town is about 20 km south of Launceston, and the Midland Highway between Launceston and Perth is a full freeway. The highway south of Perth between Bagdad and Perth is a 2+1 road, but with a speed limit of 110 km/h (68 mph); some sections of the highway, however, are only two lanes with a lower speed limit, and this section is not grade-separated.

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Perth Baptist Church
  • 1 Australian Fly Fishing Museum (AFFM), 234 Clarendon Station Road, Nile, +61 3 6398 6220, . Temporarily closed due to COVID-19. Although a few kilometres southeast of Perth, this museum has a wide collection of memorabilia relating to fly fishing in Australia since the 1880s.
  • 2 Perth Baptist Church (Perth Baptist Tabernacle), 71 Clarence St, +61 418 130 221, . Although this church is not old by Tasmanian standards (it opened in 1862), it's one of the few churches that retains its traditional 19th-century architecture. There's a service every Sunday at 10AM.  

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  • 1 Feast Tasmania, 59 Main Rd, +61 475 468 617. A small mid-range cafe, popular among visitors due to its favourable opening hours.
  • 2 Perth Pizzeria, 71 Main Road, +61 3 6398 2988. Th–Sa 5PM–late. A small pizzeria with a decent menu. However, the catch is the pizzeria is a cash-only store.

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  • If you're heading north from Hobart and stopped by Perth, head on the freeway north towards Launceston.
  • If you're heading the other direction, the next town along the way is Campbell Town.
Routes via Perth
DevonportLaunceston N   S  Campbell TownHobart
CarrickLongford W B52 E  END

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