|District||Nové Mesto nad Váhom|
|Elevation||190 m (623 ft)|
|Area||28.63 km2 (11 sq mi)|
|Postal code||913 10|
In historical records the village was first mentioned in 1208. Mihály de genere Bána, royal equerry, who was the forefather of the Cseszneky family, performed several heroic deeds against the Mongolian invaders of Hungary (during the invasion in 1241-42) and for his bravery in 1241 King Béla IV appointed him Count (comes) of Beckó.
Above the village is Beckov Castle, now in ruins.
- Györffy György: Az Árpád-kori Magyarország történeti földrajza
The records for genealogical research are available at the state archive "Statny Archiv in Bratislava,Slovakia"
- Roman Catholic church records (births/marriages/deaths): 1676-1934 (parish A)
- Lutheran church records (births/marriages/deaths): 1792-1942 (parish A)
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