Yass is about 280 south-west of Sydney on the route of the Old Hume Highway. The site for the town was gazette in 1837. Yass was incorporated as a District Council in 1843, and boasted a population of 274 by 1848.
|The former Australian Arms Inn Comur Street Yass built 1862 (I Willis 2017)|
One of the buildings in Comur Street, the main street, is the Australian Arms Inn built in 1862 as an inn.
|Commemorative plaque on the former Australian Arms Inn in Comur Street Yass b.1862 (I Willis, 2017)|
The building is listed on the Yass Valley 2013 Local Environment Plan Heritage Inventory.