Yancowinna County, New South Wales


Yancowinna County, New South Wales

Infobox Australian cadastral
name = Yancowinna
state = New South Wales


caption = Location in New South Wales
near-nw = South Australia
near-n = Farnell
near-ne = Mootwingee
near-e = Tandora
near-se = Tandora
near-s = Menindee
near-sw = South Australia
near-w = South Australia

Yancowinna County, New South Wales is one of the 141 Cadastral divisions of New South Wales. It contains the city of Broken Hill and village of Silverton.

Some NSW industrial relations laws have excluded the county of Yancowinna. [cite web
url=http://www.industrialrelations.nsw.gov.au/awards/pathways/results.jsp?award_code=702&show=AID
title=NSW Office of Industrial Relations: Awards Online
publisher=www.industrialrelations.nsw.gov.au
accessdate=2008-03-22
] The county is also the only part of New South Wales which is in the same timezone as South Australia (+9.5 rather than +10). [cite web
url=http://wwp.greenwichmeantime.com/time-zone/australia/new-south-wales/
title=New South Wales
publisher=wwp.greenwichmeantime.com
accessdate=2008-03-22
]

The name is Yancowinna is believed to be derived from a local Aboriginal word and is also the name of the location within the county of Yancowinna Glen. [cite web
url=http://www.gnb.nsw.gov.au/name_search/extract?id=KWQloesyIt
title=Extract - Geographical Names Board
publisher=www.gnb.nsw.gov.au
accessdate=2008-03-22
]


= Parishes within this county=

A full list of parishes found within this county; their current LGA and mapping coordinates to the approximate centre of each location is as follows:

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