Ridgeway, Tasmania facts for kids
Quick facts for kidsRidgeway
|Population||175 (2016 census)|
|Location||7 km (4 mi) SW of Hobart|
|LGA(s)||City of Hobart|
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.
Route B64 (Huon Road) runs along the western boundary, from where Chimney Pot Hill Road provides access to the locality.
All content from Kiddle encyclopedia articles (including the article images and facts) can be freely used under Attribution-ShareAlike license, unless stated otherwise. Cite this article:Ridgeway, Tasmania Facts for Kids. Kiddle Encyclopedia.