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New South Wales, Australia

Yanco welcome sign, hotel and Bills horse trough.jpg
Yanco Hotel, welcome sign and a Bills horse trough

Yanco is located in New South Wales
Population: 572 [1]
Postcode: 2703
Coordinates: 34°36′S 146°24′E / -34.6, 146.4Coordinates: 34°36′S 146°24′E / -34.6, 146.4
Elevation: 164 m (538 ft)
Location: 3 km (2 mi) from Leeton
LGA: Leeton Shire
County: Cooper
Parish: Yarangery
State District: Murrumbidgee
Federal Division: Riverina
Mean Max Temp Mean Min Temp Annual Rainfall
24.0 °C
75 °F
11.4 °C
53 °F
391.4 mm
15.4 in

Yanco is a village with a population of 572 in Leeton Shire in south western New South Wales, Australia.[1] Yanco is a Wiradjuri aboriginal language word meaning the sound of running water.[2] Yanco is located 3 kilometres (1.9 mi) from Leeton along Irrigation Way. Yanco is home to the Powerhouse Museum, McCaughey Park, J Bush and Sons Abattoirs, Murrumbidgee College and Yanco Agricultural High School.

Yanco North Post Office opened on 1 March 1888. It was renamed Yanko in 1892 and Yanco in 1928.[3]


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