The estimated population in Howrah as of 2011 census was 8189 and the postcode of this region is 7018.
The localities which are surrounded by Howrah are Bellerive, Derwent River, Mornington, Tranmere, Mount Rumney and Rokeby.
Howrah has some lovely and renowned tourist sites such as Wentworth Park, Tasmanian Museum and Art Gallery, Mawson’s Huts Replica Museum, Cascades Female Factory Historic Site, Kunayi/Mount Wellington, Par-Avion Wilderness Tours, Penitentiary Chapel Historic Tours, Coal Mines Historic Site, Tourism Brochure Exchange, Royal Tasmanian Botanical Gardens etc.
The suburb experiences the summer and driest climate in the months from January to February, with the temperature hovering around 18 deg Celsius. However, the suburb brings some snow during the months between June and August with a temperature below 4deg Celsius.