New South Wales
Location in New South Wales
Yancowinna County is one of the 141 Cadastral divisions of New South Wales.
The county contains the city of Broken Hill (in Picton Parish) and village of Silverton (in Umberumberka Parish). The County also has the hamlets of Wallarunga/The Pinnacles, and Burns and the ghost towns of Tarrawingee, Purnamoota.
Some New South Wales industrial relations laws have excluded the county of Yancowinna. 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).
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:
- "NSW Office of Industrial Relations: Awards Online". www.industrialrelations.nsw.gov.au. Archived from the original on September 27, 2007. Retrieved 2008-03-22.
- "New South Wales". wwp.greenwichmeantime.com. Retrieved 2008-03-22.
- "Yancowinna". Geographical Names Register (GNR) of NSW. Geographical Names Board of New South Wales. Retrieved 11 August 2013.