About the Huon Valley

The Huon Valley retains a beauty, charm and heritage-like feel whilst being progressive, innovative and creative, it is well known for its long history of apple growing, craft cider makers, boutique winemakers, quality salmon producers, and other homegrown produce.

The population of the Huon Valley is spread across five main townships of Huonville, Franklin, Cygnet, Geeveston and Dover. Other towns include Southport, Glen Huon, Judbury, Ranelagh, Mountain River, Pelverata, Cradoc and Verona Sands.

Across the Valley we have many industries, schools, sporting and recreational facilities, services clubs, supermarkets and health services. Huonville is the major commercial and business centre for the area.

Among the diverse local industries are agriculture, aquaculture, fishing, forestry, and tourism. We have a population of approximately 19,221 people and have a Valley that is known for its incredible natural beauty, with the pristine Huon River, Far South coastline, mountain ranges, World Heritage-listed national parks and iconic bushwalks.

Huon Valley Council operates from the Customer Service Centre in Huonville, with many facilities and services located across the Valley. The area has over 11,000 rateable properties and the Council has an estimated consolidated income of approximately $30 million.

Council employs around 179 full time equivalent staff in managing and delivering a wide range of services across our total area of 5,497km2 including environment and development services, infrastructure services and community services.

Facilities managed by the Council include waste management, sporting facilities and swimming pools, early childhood care, medical centres, community halls and the Huon Valley Hub.

To find out more of what the Huon Valley has to offer visit www.huonvalleytas.com.