Latrobe lies on the outskirts of its city-neighbour, Devonport, and paves the way into spectacular Cradle Country. Latrobe is made up of quaint towns, sensational dining experiences (many which are included in the Cradle to Coast Tasting Trail), and peaceful beachside living. With fresh, local produce on your doorstep and friendly schools nearby, Latrobe attracts families and retirees for its pace of life and proximity to sport centres, supermarkets and various family-friendly activities. Living in Latrobe, adventure is just a short thirty minutes away, with ample and diverse bushwalking, mountain biking and caving experiences available.
TOWNSHIPS IN LATROBE
The Latrobe Municipality includes the townships of Latrobe, Port Sorell, Shearwater, Hawley, Wesley Vale, Sassafras, Moriarty and Tarleton.
LIVING IN LATROBE
The Latrobe Council area is a rural, rural-residential and urban area, with townships at Latrobe and Port Sorell, and smaller townships at Hawley Beach and Shearwater. Rural land is used largely for forestry and agriculture, particularly crop growing (poppies, fruit and vegetables) and livestock production. Tourism is also an important industry. The Council area encompasses a total land area of about 600 square kilometres.