Postal: Private Bag X1028, Richmond, 3780
Physical: 57 Shepstone Street, Richmond
Tel: 033 212 2155
Fax: 033 212 2102
Area: 1 256km²
Description: Richmond Local Municipality is a Category B municipality found within the uMgungundlovu District Municipality. It is the fourth-smallest municipality in the district. It is located along the southern boundary of the uMgungundlovu District Municipality, approximately 38km south of Pietermaritzburg (the capital of KwaZulu-Natal) along the R56. The municipality has been classified as a place of great natural beauty with significant tourist attractions and immense aspirations to be the preferred destination to live, work and visit.
Main Economic Sectors: Agriculture (45-50%), community services (25-30%), trade (5-10%), finance (5-10%)