Village Hankovce is situated in the southern part of the Low Beskyds in valley of the
Laborec river. Extension of area is 854ha, absolute altitude 175-431m heigh above sea
level in the area, midpoint of the village 182m heigh above sea level.
The first written mentions about village are in historical annals from the year 1567
under the name Hankoc, from 1773 Hankowzce, Hungarian Hankóc, or Jánosvagasa. Village
was founded according to purchase right in the second half of the 16th century and
belonged to the Humenné county. In the 18th century belonged to lords Dravetzko and
Czáky, in the 19th century to the Andrássys.
Points of interest, remarkables and rarities
In the year 1417 11 households lived in the village, in 1787 40 houses and 352
inhabitants and in 1828 60 houses and 448 inhabitants. Population made itself living by
cattle-breeding and work in forests.
Nowadays there are put down gas pipelines, water-supply and it is prepared construction
of village´s drainage.
Church in Hankovce
Beautiful nature in the surroundings is very attractive for domestic and also for foreign
visiters in summer and winter months (jaunts and tourism).
In the terrier of the village there is situated a recreational centre the Krosna where
you can be accomodated and you can eat all the year round.
In the summer time there are children´s camps. Company Muscher (Mr.Jozef Feigl) manages
Near the Laborec there are many repose places where you can go bathing in summer.