Yanco Hotel, welcome sign and a Bills horse trough
|Elevation:||164 m (538 ft)|
|Location:||3 km (2 mi) from Leeton|
Yanco is a village with a population of 572 in Leeton Shire in south western New South Wales, Australia. Yanco is a Wiradjuri aboriginal language word meaning the sound of running water. 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.
- ^ a b Australian Bureau of Statistics (25 October 2007). "Leeton Yanco (L) (Urban Centre/Locality)". 2006 Census QuickStats. http://www.censusdata.abs.gov.au/ABSNavigation/prenav/LocationSearch?collection=Census&period=2006&areacode=UCL186600&producttype=QuickStats&breadcrumb=PL&action=401. Retrieved 29 December 2008.
- ^ "Yanco". Geographical Names Register (GNR) of NSW. Geographical Names Board of New South Wales. http://www.gnb.nsw.gov.au/place_naming/placename_search/extract?id=SXlpZxsEMn. Retrieved 11 August 2013.
- ^ Premier Postal History. "Post Office List". https://www.premierpostal.com/cgi-bin/wsProd.sh/Viewpocdwrapper.p?SortBy=NSW&country=. Retrieved 11 April 2008.
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