|Population||522 (2011 census)|
|LGA(s)||Shire of Richmond|
|State electorate(s)||Mount Isa|
Richmond is a town and locality in the Shire of Richmond in western Queensland, Australia. It is the administrative centre of the Richmond Shire. In the 2011 census, Richmond had a population of 522 people.
The Flinders River forms the northern boundary of the town. Traditionally, the two biggest industries in Richmond are sheep- and cattle-farming, however tourism is an increasingly important aspect of the local economy. In addition to being a major transit stop on the Flinders Highway, recent paleontological discoveries have unearthed the fossils of prehistoric marine creatures, some of which are on display in Richmond.
Richmond has a number of heritage-listed sites, including:
- See Richmond Airport
|Long distance rail services|
|Preceding station||Queensland Rail||Following station|
toward Mount Isa
- Australian Bureau of Statistics (31 October 2012). "Richmond (UCL)". 2011 Census QuickStats. Retrieved 13 July 2016.
- "Richmond - town (entry 44240)". Queensland Place Names. Queensland Government. Retrieved 13 July 2016.
- "Richmond - locality (Richmond Shire) (entry 42355)". Queensland Place Names. Queensland Government. Retrieved 13 July 2016.
- Australian Bureau of Statistics (25 October 2007). "Richmond (L) (Urban Centre/Locality)". 2006 Census QuickStats. Retrieved 23 September 2008.
- "St John the Baptist Anglican Church Complex (entry 601714)". Queensland Heritage Register. Queensland Heritage Council. Retrieved 12 July 2013.
- "Richmond". Centre for the Government of Queensland. Retrieved 21 December 2011.
- Richmond Shire Council
- University of Queensland: Queensland Places: Richmond and Richmond Shire
- Travelmate - Richmond, Queensland
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