Elizabeth Street, Hobart

Elizabeth Street is the major street which runs southeast to northwest through the city and suburbs of Hobart, Tasmania, Australia. It was named by the Governor of New South Wales from 1810–1821, Lachlan Macquarie, after his wife Elizabeth Macquarie.[1] It starts at Sullivans Cove and runs northwesterly through the CBD of Hobart and the North Hobart shopping district, and changes to become New Town Road at the intersection with Augusta Road in New Town.

Elizabeth Street

Elizabeth Street Pier.jpg
Elizabeth Street Pier
General information
TypeRoad
Length3 km (1.9 mi)
Major junctions
Southeast endHobart, Tasmania
Northwest endNew Town, Tasmania
Location(s)
Major suburbsNorth Hobart, New Town

The Elizabeth Street Pier extends into Sullivan's Cove (the Port of Hobart) from Franklin Wharf near the intersection with Elizabeth Street. Along the street are the General Post Office,[2] the Hobart Bus Mall, the Elizabeth Street Mall, and Elizabeth College. Many major banks, insurance companies and retail outlets are situated on or close to Elizabeth Street.

IntersectionsEdit

Elizabeth Street intersects with the following major streets (from south-east to north-west):[3]

See alsoEdit

  Australian Roads portal

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "The Names of Hobart: City Centre". visithobartaustralia.com.au. Visit Hobart Australia. Retrieved 15 November 2016.
  2. ^ General Post Office History
  3. ^ Google (22 February 2019). "Elizabeth Street, Hobart" (Map). Google Maps. Google. Retrieved 22 February 2019.

Coordinates: 42°52′55.22″S 147°19′43.97″E / 42.8820056°S 147.3288806°E / -42.8820056; 147.3288806