Richmond is a town in western Queensland, Australia. The town is located on the Flinders Highway, 498 kilometres (309 mi) west of Townsville and 406 kilometres (252 mi) east of Mount Isa. It is the administrative centre of theRichmond Shire. At the 2006 census, Richmond had a population of 554.
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.