Yancey County , North Carolina

Yancey County: County in North Carolina, United States

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Location of Yancey County on North Carolina map.

About

Yancey County is a county located in the U.S. state of North Carolina. As of the 2010 census, the population was 17,818 and a population density of 57 people per km². After 9 years in 2019 county had an estimated population of 18,069 inhabitants. Its county seat is Burnsville. The county was created 188 years ago in 1832.

Geography

Yancey County is located at 35°53'56"N 82°18'27"W (35.8988800, -82.3075500). It has 4 neighbors: Mitchell County, Buncombe County, Madison County and Unicoi County.

Yancey County Courthouse 2014-08-03 image
Yancey County Courthouse 2014-08-03

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Yancey County Courthouse 2014-08-03 image

Yancey County map

Yancey County Quick Facts

Population : 18,069 (2019)
Country : United States of America
State : North Carolina (United States)
Area : 313 km2
Water as percent of area : 0.2%
Land as percent of area : 99.8%
Named for : Bartlett Yancey
Altitude : 2,877 feet / 877 meters
Capital : Burnsville
Establishment : January 01, 1833
Time Zone : America/New_York
Local time : 04:57:46 (4th August 2021)
Density : 58 Pop. per km² as of 2019
Population growth : 1.39% (2010-2019)

Yancey County has 4 neighbours.

  • Burnsville

Demographics

The population of Yancey County increased by 1.39% in 9 years.

Year Population % Change Method
2010 17,818 - census
2011 17,690 -0.72% estimation process
2012 17,624 -0.37% estimation process
2013 17,549 -0.43% estimation process
2014 17,542 -0.04% estimation process
2015 17,550 0.05% estimation process
2016 17,610 0.34% estimation process
2017 17,697 0.49% estimation process
2018 17,873 0.98% estimation process
2019 18,069 1.08% estimation process

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People born in Yancey County (3)

People born in Yancey County, including Philippine-War Medal of Honor recipient Charles W. Ray, Indiana lawyer, judge and politician John Green, physician George Alexander Wheeler, you can see a list of people who born in Yancey County.

Yancey County Populated Places

Cities, Towns, Neighborhoods & Other Populated Places in Yancey County.

City Name Population Title
Burnsville 1,660

North Carolina Other Counties (more counties)

County Name Population Title
North Carolina 10,488,084 State of the United States of America
Wake County 1,111,761 County in North Carolina, United States
Mecklenburg County 1,110,356 County in North Carolina, United States
Charlotte 885,708 City in and county seat of Mecklenburg County, North Carolina, United States
Guilford County 537,174 County in North Carolina, United States of America
Raleigh 474,069 Capital of North Carolina
Forsyth County 382,295 County in North Carolina, United States of America
West Raleigh 338,759 City in United States of America
Cumberland County 335,509 County in Maine, United States
Durham County 321,488 County in North Carolina, United States of America
Greensboro 296,710 City in North Carolina, United States of America
Durham 278,993 County seat of Durham County, North Carolina, United States
Buncombe County 261,191 County in North Carolina, United States
Winston-Salem 247,945 City in Forsyth County, North Carolina
Union County 239,859 County in North Carolina, United States
New Hanover County 234,473 County in North Carolina, United States

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