|Population||407 (2006 census)|
|Location||491 km (305 mi) NW of Hobart|
Marrawah is mainland Tasmania's westernmost settlement and the furthest settlement from Hobart. It is located 491 km north-west of Hobart and 292 km north-west of Launceston and lies at the western end of the A2 sealed road. Marrawah also marked the end of Tasmania's westernmost railway, the Smithton to Marrawah Tramway. Farming, including dairy farming, and tourism are the main commercial activities. The area has several important Aboriginal sites, such as Aboriginal carvings at Mount Cameron West and Sundown Point.
The Woolnorth Wind Farm on Cape Grim is visible in the distance to the north of Marrawah.
Marrawah Post Office opened on 1 March 1897. A Marrawah East office opened in 1921, was renamed Redpa in 1926 and closed in 1987.
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