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Ridgeway is located in Tasmania
Location in Tasmania
Population 175 (2016 census)
Postcode(s) 7054
Location 7 km (4 mi) SW of Hobart
LGA(s) City of Hobart
Region Hobart
State electorate(s) Clark
Federal Division(s) Clark
Suburbs around Ridgeway:
South Hobart Cascades Dynnyrne
Fern Tree Ridgeway Tolmans Hill
Neika Kingston Mount Nelson

Ridgeway is a rural / residential locality in the local government area (LGA) of Hobart in the Hobart LGA region of Tasmania. The locality is about 7 kilometres (4.3 mi) south-west of the town of Hobart. The 2016 census provides a population of 175 for the state suburb of Ridgeway. It is a suburb of Hobart, located south of Dynnyrne.

In Ridgeway there are two plant nurseries (Plants of Tasmania Nursery and Island Bonsai), and a small number of homes. Prior to the 1967 bushfires, Ridgeway was a market garden area with its own school and church. There also used to be another nursery next to Plants of Tasmania.

Road infrastructure

Route B64 (Huon Road) runs along the western boundary, from where Chimney Pot Hill Road provides access to the locality.

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