St Marys is a small township nestled at the junction of the Tasman Highway and the Esk Highway on the East Coast of Tasmania, Australia just 10 kilometres (six miles) from the coast.
You can reach the town from the coast by crossing the mountains via St Marys Pass or Elephant Pass.
It has a population of 522 (2006 census), although in the early 2000s it was one of the fastest growing areas of Tasmania. The town is part of the Break O'Day Council. It offers a range of accommodation, a craft gallery as Grassy Bottom Emporium Tasmania at 21 Mainstreet st a cross the post office, bakery, shops and supermarkets, and the St Marys Hotel, built in 1916, which dominates the town centre.
Nestled beneath the impressive rocky outcrop, St Patricks Head (694 metres/2,277 feet), St Marys is a 240 kilometre/149 mile drive north east of Hobart, via Swansea and Bicheno or 130 kilometres/80 miles east of Launceston.