Ross is a small historic town in the centre of the state of , 120 km north of and 80 km south of . Ross was first settled in 1821 as a garrison town for soldiers, as a coaching stop on the Midlands Highway and as a market town.
Photo: Chensiyuan, CC BY-SA 4.0.

Notable Places in the Area

The , a former Australian workhouse for female convicts in the penal colony of Van Diemen's Land, is located in the village of Ross, in the of . Photo: Ghouston, CC0.

is an historic bridge in the town of Ross in central , , completed in July 1836. Photo: JJ Harrison, CC BY-SA 3.0.

was a 19th-century independent Wesleyan methodist boys' boarding school, at Mona Vale near Ross, , Australia. is situated 3½ km south of Ross. Photo: JTdale, CC BY-SA 4.0.


-42.0302° or 42° 1' 48.6" south
147.493° or 147° 29' 34.8" east
186 metres (610 feet)
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Also Known As

  • Cebuano: Ross
  • Chinese: Ross鎮
  • Chinese: 罗斯
  • Dutch: Ross
  • English: Ross, Tasmania, Australia
  • English: Ross, Tasmania
  • French: Ross
  • French: Ross tasmanie
  • German: Ross
  • Italian: Ross
  • Persian: راس، تاسمانی
  • Polish: Ross (Tasmania)
  • Polish: Ross
  • Russian: Росс
  • Swedish: Ross, Australien
  • Swedish: Ross

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