Marrawah is small town that will not be encounted on your Tassie travels. The traveler will have to make the effort to visit. Marrawah is a small and very remote town on the northern part of the West Coast of Tasmania; Marrawah is located in the former shire of Wellington. At the 2006 census, Marrawah had a population of 407.
Marrawah is Tasmania's westernmost settlement and the furthest settlement from Hobart. It is located 491 km northwest of Hobart and 292 km northwest 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.