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23rd April 2019
Reference:   66938
Placename:   Yanco
Designation:   Locality
Status:   Assigned 16th April 1993
GNB File:   GNB3703
LGA:   Leeton
Approx. AGD66 Lat:   -34 36 00
Approx. AGD66 Long:   146 25 00
Approx. GDA94 Lat:   -34 35 54
Approx. GDA94 Long:   146 25 04
Topographic Map:   Leeton
1:100000 Map:   Yanco 8128
Parish:   Yarangery
County:   Cooper
Description:   A Town about 5.2 km S of Leeton. Boundaries shown on map marked GNB3703.
Meaning:   Possibly from Aboriginal word yango meaning a small mountain. (ASA 23 May 1900). Also: song of running water. (McCarthy; 1963). Also: said to be derived from an Aboriginal term for 'sound of running water' (not verified). (Appleton; 1992).
Origin:   Aboriginal.
History:   Formerly Wiradhuri Aboriginal land. (Appleton; 1992).
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