Scottsdale

Description

<em>Scottsdale is a town in the north-east of <a href="?q=Tasmania">Tasmania</a>, Australia. It lies on the Tasman Highway, around 63 kilometres (39 mi) north-east of Launceston and 22 km (14 mi) south-east of the coastal town of Bridport. It is part of the Dorset Council. The area was first surveyed in 1855 and was described as, "the best soil on the island ... well watered, with a mild climate" by surveyor James Scott, for whom the town is named. This rings true today as the town, as well as being the regional centre for other north-east towns, is a major agricultural centre. Ellesmere Post Office opened on 29 November 1865 and was renamed Scottsdale in 1893.</em> Source: <a href="http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Scottsdale,_Tasmania">Wikipedia</a>