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Evandale - Cities, Towns and Localities
The historic town of Evandale is located on the banks of the south Esk River, just 18 km south of Launceston and 15 km east of Longford. It has fine examples of restored and preserved Georgian buildings that include from cottages, churches, inns and shops.

Popular events are the Evandale Markets, and Penny Farthing Bicycle Championship.

Originally founded as Collins Hill in 1811 by Governor Lachlan Macquarie, it was also known as Morven. In 1929 it was renamed Evandale after the George William Evans, surveyor and painter, who spent much of his later life in Van Diemen’s Land.

Check out our listing of Evandale accommodation. In addition to our listed online travel guide information, contact the local tourism visitor centre for your destination for more attractions, tours, local maps and other information.

Information Centre

Evandale Tourism & History Centre
18 High Street
Ph: 03 6391 8128
Fax: 03 6391 8128

Evandale Events

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Evandale Market
• Held every Sunday from 8 am to 2 pm
• Held in Falls Park, Evandale, this popular Sunday market has over a hundred stalls of all types offering a wide range of wares, from high quality crafts to bric-a-brac, fresh produce, takeaway, refreshment etc. There is something for every budget.
Evandale Village Fair and National Penny Farthing Championships
• February
• The Evandale Village Fair is held annually in February, and features a full program of Penny Farthing bicycle racing featuring the National Penny Farthing Championship. The championship include the Century Ride, Clarendon Road Race, and the Nile Ten Mile which are attended by competitors from around the world. Check the website for more details.
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Evandale Distance

Distance to Evandale
• Following are some approximate distances by road to Evandale:
• Bicheno 141
• Coles Bay 156
• Devonport 108
• Hobart 179
• Launceston 18
• Longford 15
• Port Arthur 236
• Scottsdale 73.3
Distances given are only approximation, they should be verified with the appropriate maps.
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