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
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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.