The estimated population in Kingston as of 2012 census was 11,200 and the postcodes of this region are 7050 and 7051.
The suburbs which are surrounded by Kingston are Huntingfield, Firthside, Maranoa Heights, Bonnet Hill, Kingston Beach and Blackmans Bay.
Kingston has some lovely and renowned tourist sites such as Mount Nelson Signal Station, Inverawe Native Gardens, Tasmanian Museum and Art Gallery, Kunanyi/Mount Wellington, Huon Bush Retreats, Port Arthur Historic Site, Coal Mines Historic Site, Richmond Gaol, Tasmanian Air Adventures etc.
Kingston experiences the summer and driest climate in the months from January to February with the temperature hovering around 18 deg Celsius. However, December is the wettest month in Kingston. Besides, the town brings some snow during the months between June and August with a temperature below 4deg Celsius.