Boro, New South Wales
New South Wales
|Population||94 (2016 census)|
|LGA(s)||Queanbeyan-Palerang Regional Council|
Boro is an official locality, although in reality a rural area, of New South Wales, Australia in the Queanbeyan-Palerang Region, near the village of Tarago, about 50 km south of Goulburn. The name is a variation of the Aboriginal bora ring. At the 2016 census, it had a population of 94.
Boro Creek is a tributary of the Shoalhaven River.
Silver was mined in the area and there are a number of mining relics and shafts around.
- Australian Bureau of Statistics (27 June 2017). "Boro". 2016 Census QuickStats. Retrieved 28 July 2017.
- "Boro". Geographical Names Register (GNR) of NSW. Geographical Names Board of New South Wales. Retrieved 28 July 2017.
- "About William Westwood". Archived from the original on 30 December 2012. Retrieved 28 July 2017.
- The book Monaro; Lost Mines Revisited by B McGowan covers the area and details the mining history.
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