Description

Yass is a town in the Southern Tablelands of New South Wales, Australia in Yass Valley Council. The name appears to have been derived from an Aboriginal word, "Yarrh" (or "Yharr"), said to mean 'running water'. Yass is located 280 km south-west of Sydney, on the Hume Highway. The Yass River, which is a tributary of the Murrumbidgee River, flows past the town. Yass is 59 km from Canberra.

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Around Yass NSW 2582


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Club House Hotel

Dog Trap Vineyard

Banjo Paterson Park

Yass and District Museum - NSW

Yass Valley Information Centre

Yass Soldiers Club - YASS NSW

Our Picks on where to Stay in Yass NSW

Hamilton Hume Motor Inn

Thunderbird Motel

Cooma Cottage

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Community Services  


Yass Valley Information Centre
259 Comur Street, Coronation Park,
YASS NSW 2582

Yass Valley Council
209 Comur Street,
YASS NSW 2582

Yass Police Station NSW
47 Rossi Street,
YASS NSW 2582

Yass Hospital
145/145 Meehan Street,
YASS NSW 2582

Yass Valley Library NSW
88 Comur Street,
YASS NSW 2582

Yass Memorial Swimming Pool NSW
Laidlaw Street,
YASS NSW 2582

Location Information 

  • Population: 6,506
  • State electorate(s): Goulburn
  • Federal Division(s): Eden-Monaro
  • Established (yr): 1837
  • Population information is based on 2016 Census data.
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Travel To  

Goulburn NSW 2580 (91.4 km, 59 mins)
Gundagai NSW 2722 (98.9 km, 1 hr 4 mins)
Young NSW 2594 (97.6 km, 1 hr 7 mins)
Acknowledgement of Country

Yass NSW is located on the following Aboriginal Nation/s.

poidb.com acknowledges the Australian Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples as the first inhabitants of the nation and the traditional custodians of the lands where we live, learn and work.