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Boro is located in New South Wales
Location in New South Wales
Population 94 (2016 census)
Postcode(s) 2622
LGA(s) Queanbeyan-Palerang Regional Council
Region Southern Tablelands
County Murray
Parish Barnet
State electorate(s) Monaro
Federal Division(s) Eden-Monaro
Localities around Boro:
Tarago Tarago Lower Boro
Mount Fairy Boro Mayfield
Mulloon Manar Larbert

Boro is a rural locality 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.

The bushranger, William Westwood, known as "Jackey Jackey", operated in the area.

Silver was mined in the area and there are a number of mining relics and shafts around.

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