Richmond is a town in Tasmania about 25 kilometres north east of Hobart, in the Coal River region, between the Midland Highway and Tasman Highway.
Richmond's most famous landmark is the Richmond Bridge, built in 1823 to 1825, around the time of the town's first settlement. It is Australia's oldest bridge still in use. St John's Catholic church was built in 1836, and is considered the oldest Roman Catholic church in Australia. Present-day Richmond is best known as being preserved as it was at that time. It is a vibrant tourist town, with many of the sandstone structures still standing.
Attracting a large number of tourists to this township, Richmond also has a great selection of accommodation for it's visitors including motels, hotels, B&Bs, guest houses and apartments.