Facts About Mayo
Mayo is a village in Yukon, Canada, along the Silver Trail and the Stewart River.
The village was named after former circus acrobat turned settler and explorer Alfred Mayo.
Before Europeans came there were in the area two communities of the Na-cho Nyäk Dun people, who lived by hunting and trapping.
Mayo has the warmest summers in the Yukon with a mean average summer temperature of 14.5 °C (58.1 °F).
Mayo was Established in 1903.
Prince Charles opened Mayo’s Prince of Wales Trail in 2001.
The Estimated Population of Mayo is 200.
The Northern Tutchone word for Stewart River is Na Cho Nyäk, meaning Big River. The Na-Cho Nayäk Dun translates into Big River People.
May 2008 saw a preliminary agreement with Alexco Resource Corp.
Mayo geographic Coordinates: 63°35′33″N 135°53′52″W.