Richmond is a small historic town about 13km from the city centre of Hobart. It is about a 20 minute drive to Hobart in daytime traffic.

Richmond sits at the heart of the Coal River wine region and you pass many wineries as you travel the road to Richmond. Many of these are open for tastings and also have cafes and restaurants.

In the township of Richmond there are basic facilities for locals including a small supermarket, bakery, medical centre and post office. Most of the retail shops are geared towards the tourists who frequent the town.

Richmond is a popular tourist destination. Attractions include the main street with beautiful Georgian buildings housing the galleries and cafes, Richmond Bridge which was built by convicts in the 1820s and the Richmond Gaol. The gaol and bridge are the oldest in Australia.

Housing options in Richmond and surrounding areas are varied. You can certainly live on a small acreage or large farm in and around Richmond. There are also streets with standard block sizes and some new sub-divisions and housing.

Richmond is part of the Clarence City Council area. Visit the Clarence City Council website

Key Statistics


  • $398,000 – median sale price for houses
  • $390 per week – median rent for houses
  • 44% – own their home outright
  • 38% – are purchasing their home
  • 16% – are renting their home

Who lives there?

  • 2,000 – approximate population
  • 46% – homes occupied by couples with children
  • 35% – homes occupied by couples without children
  • 9% – homes occupied by one person

Source: PropertyValue.com.au (7/08/16)

Shops and Facilities

Shops and Services

  • Cafes, pubs and restaurants
  • Bakery
  • Galleries and antique shops
  • Post Office
  • Medical centre
  • Pharmacy
  • Small supermarket


  • Coal River wine region
  • Historic town centre
  • Old Richmond Gaol
  • Richmond Maze


  • Richmond Primary School
  • St John’s Catholic School

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Even if your move is still a while away, it is worth having a look to see what you get for your money in different suburbs and towns.