Yancey County, North Carolina Basics:

Yancey County North Carolina - Government Site

Population: 17,626
Area: 313 square miles
County seat: Burnsville
Area code(s) in use: 828
Time zone: EST
High school graduate or higher: 82.6%
Bachelor's degree or higher: 16.4%
Median household income: $38,766
Persons in poverty: 18.9%
Home ownership rate: 78.1%
Mean travel time to work: 25.9 minutes

Adjacent counties:
Buncombe  Madison  McDowell  Mitchell  Unicoi (TN)  

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Our detail map of Yancey County shows the Yancey County, North Carolina boundary lines and other interesting items.

Places in Yancey County, North Carolina

  Airports     show all on map

Mountain Air Airport, Mountain Wilderness Airpark, Neals Creek Heliport

  Bends     show all on map

Cane Bottom

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Burnsville Volunteer Fire Department, Clearmont Volunteer Fire Department Station 2, Double Island Volunteer Fire Department Station 1, Double Island Volunteer Fire Department Station 2, Egypt - Ramseytown Volunteer Fire Department Station 1, Egypt - Ramseytown Volunteer Fire Department Station 2, Newdale Volunteer Fire Department, Pensacola Volunteer Fire Department, South Toe Volunteer Fire and Rescue Station 1, South Toe Volunteer Fire and Rescue Station 2, Toecan Ranger District Office, West Yancey Volunteer Fire Department Station 1, West Yancey Volunteer Fire Department Station 2, West Yancey Volunteer Fire Department Station 3, Yancey Emergency Medical Services, Yancey Rescue Squad

  Cemeteries     show all on map

Allen Cemetery, Allen Cemetery, Arwood Cemetery, Autrey Cemetery, Ballew Cemetery, Ballew Cemetery, Banks Cemetery, Boone Cemetery, Bracher Cemetery, Burleson Cemetery, Carroway Cemetery, Clearmont Cemetery, Crisawn Cemetery, Dellinger Cemetery, Edge Cemetery, Edney Cemetery, Edwards Cemetery, Elk Shoal Cemetery, Fairview Cemetery, Fender Cemetery, Gibbs Cemetery, Gibbs Cemetery, Gragg Cemetery, Grindstaff Cemetery, Hensley Cemetery, Hughes Cemetery, Hughes Cemetery, Hughes Cemetery, Hughes Cemetery, Ledford Cemetery, Lee Fields Cemetery, Maney Cemetery, Patton Cemetery, Penland Cemetery, Phillips Cemetery, Ray Cemetery, Riddle Cemetery, Robinson Cemetery, Robinson Cemetery, Robinson Cemetery, Robinson Cemetery, Robinson Cemetery, Roland Cemetery, Scott Cemetery, Silver Cemetery, Simmons Cemetery, Thomas Cemetery, Westall Cemetery, Wheeler Cemetery, Whittington Cemetery, Will Young Cemetery, Wilson Cemetery, Wilson Cemetery, Woody Cemetery, Woody Cemetery, Worrick Cemetery, Wyatt Cemetery, Young Cemetery, Young Cemetery, Young Cemetery

  Churches     show all on map

Bald Mountain Church, Banks Creek Church, Bowlens Creek Church, Bowring Chapel, Cane River Church, Center Church, Clay Mound Church, Clearmont Church, Colbert Creek Church, Covy Rock Church, Crabtree Church, Dayton Bend Church, Double Island Baptist Church, Elk Wallow Church, Estatoe Church, Fairview Church, Green Mountain Church, Hall Chapel, Harmony Church, Harris Memorial Church, Holiness Church, Horton Hill Church, Ivy Gap Church, Jacks Creek Church, Little Creek School, Locust Grove Church, Martin Chapel, Miller Chapel, Miller Chapel, Mount Mitchell Church, Mount Pleasant Church, Murchison Church, Newdale Church, Newdale Church, North Bend Church, Pilgrim Chapel, Pleasant Gap Church, Pleasant Grove Church, Plum Branch Church, Shoal Creek Church, South Estatoe Church, Union Church, West Burnsville Church, Whiteoak Creek Church, Young Chapel, Zion Church

  Dams     show all on map

Deneen Dam, N W International Dam

  Falls     show all on map

Blue Sea Falls, Mitchell Falls, Roaring Spout Falls, Upper Falls

  Flats     show all on map

Honeysuckle Flat, Hoover Meadow, Ogle Meadows, Whiteoak Flats

  Gaps     show all on map

Balsam Gap, Bear Gap, Bear Gap, Beech Nursery Gap, Bowman Gap, Butler Gap, Cooper Gap, Cox Creek Gap, Deep Gap, Deep Gap, Devils Creek Gap, Dicks Gap, Dix Gap, Fox Gap, Green Mountain Gap, Harmiller Gap, Hurricane Gap, Ivy Gap, Jumpoff Gap, Low Gap, Low Gap, McHill Gap, McKinney Gap, Ogle Gap, Panther Gap, Phipps Gap, Prather Gap, Rainbow Gap, Ray Gap, Rolling Camp Gap, Salt Rock Gap, Sampson Gap, Shateen Gap, Shoal Creek Gap, Spivey Gap, Stepps Gap, Sugar Cove Gap, Tolley Gap, Whistling Gap, Windy Gap, Wolfpit Gap, Woodby Gap

  Hospitals     show all on map

Buensville Hospital

  Locales     show all on map

Bald Mountain Campground, Ballew Store, Black Mountain Campground, Briar Bottom Recreation Area, Busic Nork Center, Camp Alice, Corner Rock Picnic Area, Future Farmers of America Camp, Lost Cove Picnic Area, Mount Mitchell Boys Camp, North Carolina State Prison Camp, Phillips Knob Lookout, Poplar Boat Ramp, Spivey Gap Picnic Area, Victor Place Hunt Camp

  Mines     show all on map

Ray Mine

  Parks     show all on map

Carolina Hemlocks Recreation Area, Mount Mitchell State Park

  Populated Places     show all on map

Bacchus, Bald Creek, Bald Mountain, Bee Log, Bent Creek, Blue Rock, Bowditch, Bowlens Creek, Burnsville, Busick, Cane, Cane River, Cattail Creek Community, Celo, Concord, Day Book, Double Island, Elk Shoal, Eskota, Green Mountain, Hamrick, Hawk Branch, Hensley (historical), Higgins, Lewisburg, Lincoln Park, Lost Cove, Low Gap, Micaville, Mount Mitchell, Murchison, Newdale, Paint Gap, Pensacola, Possumtrot, Price Creek, Ramseytown, Riverside, Sioux, Swiss, Toledo, Whiteoak Flats, Windom

  Post Offices     show all on map

Day Book Post Office, Mount Mitchell Post Office (historical), Vixen Post Office (historical)

  Ranges     show all on map

Blue Ridge, Flattop Mountain, Hallback Mountain

  Reservoirs     show all on map

Deneen Reservoir

  Ridges     show all on map

Bald Knob Ridge, Bald Knob Ridge, Bear Ridge, Bearpen Ridge, Bearwallow Ridge, Bearwallow Stand Ridge, Bee Ridge, Big Fork Ridge, Big Ridge, Big Ridge, Black Mountains, Black Ridge, Boone Ridge, Brier Ridge, Buck Ridge, Buncombe Horse Range Ridge, Cedar Cliff Ridge, Celo Ridge, Cherry Log Ridge, Clear Creek Ridge, Colbert Ridge, Commissary Ridge, Culbert Ridge, Deer Ridge, Dovers Ridge, Flatfield Ridge, Flynn Ridge, Fork Ridge, Fork Ridge, Grassy Knob Ridge, Grassy Knob Ridge, Grassy Ridge, Green Mountain, Hensley Ridge, Higgins Bald, Holloway Ridge, Horse Ridge, Hughes Ridge, Joe Young Ridge, Laurel Ridge, Little Piney Ridge, Locust Ridge, Locust Rough Ridge, Long Arm Ridge, Lost Cove Ridge, Maple Camp Ridge, Middle Ridge, Middle Ridge Bald, Mill Creek Ridge, Mitchell Ridge, Narrow Ridge, Ogle Ridge, Ogle Ridge, Open Ridge, Peterson Ridge, Pine Ridge, Sevenmile Ridge, Shields Ridge, Timber Ridge, Turkey Ridge, Whiteside Ridge, Wilson Ridge, Wilson Ridge, Winter Star Ridge, Woody Ridge

  Schools     show all on map

Baker Creek School, Bald Creek Elementary School, Banks Creek School, Bee Branch School, Bee Log Elementary School, Big Creek School, Burnsville Elementary School, Cane River High School, Clearmont School, East Yancey Middle School, Indian Creek School, Micaville Elementary School, Mine Fork School, Mountain Heritage High School, Mountainview School, Piney Grove School, Roland School, South Toe River School, Toecane School

  Springs     show all on map

Hemphill Spring, Pinnacle Spring

  Streams     show all on map

Allan Branch, Allen Branch, Anglin Branch, Ayles Creek, Bailey Branch, Bailey Branch, Bailey Branch, Baker Creek, Bald Creek, Bald Mountain Creek, Banks Creek, Barnett Branch, Bearwallow Branch, Bee Branch, Bee Branch, Beech Nursery Creek, Bent Creek, Big Creek, Big Lost Cove Creek, Big Poplar Creek, Bill Autrey Branch, Blankenship Creek, Bloody Fork, Blue Rock Branch, Blue Sea Creek, Bobs Creek, Bowlens Creek, Brown Creek, Brush Creek, Burleson Branch, Byrds Branch, Cane Branch, Cane River, Cattail Creek, Charlie Creek, Clear Creek, Colbert Creek, Cox Branch, Cynthia Branch, Deer Branch, Devils Creek, Douglas Branch, Dovers Branch, Dovers Branch, Dryspring Branch, East Branch Little Whiteoak Creek, Edney Branch, Elk Fork, Elk Shoal Creek, Elk Wallow Creek, England Branch, English Branch, Falling Water Branch, Feds Branch, Firescald Branch, Flattop Mountain Branch, Fox Creek, George Fork, Grassy Knob Branch, Guilders Creek, Hampton Branch, Haney Creek, Hannah Branch, Hardscrabble Branch, Harris Branch, Hawk Branch, Hemphill Creek, Hensley Branch, Higgins Creek, Horton Creek, Howell Branch, Indian Creek, Indian Fork, Jackies Mill Branch, Jacks Creek, Jim Creek, John Autrey Branch, Langford Branch, Laurel Branch, Laurel Branch, Laurel Branch, Left Prong Bent Creek, Left Prong Clear Creek, Left Prong South Toe River, Left Prong Still Fork Creek, Lickskillet Branch, Little Brush Creek, Little Crabtree Creek, Little Creek, Little Hensley Branch, Little Mountain Creek, Little Spivey Creek, Little Whiteoak Creek, Locust Creek, Long Branch, Long Branch, Long Branch, Lottie Creek, Manuel Branch, Maple Bald Creek, Maple Camp Creek, Mc Kinney Branch, McIntosh Branch, McWilliams Branch, Medrith Branch, Middle Creek, Middle Fork Hawk Branch, Middle Fork Rock Creek, Middle Fork Upper Creek, Middle Prong Clear Creek, Miller Branch, Mine Branch, Mine Fork, Mitchell Branch, Mitchell Creek, Moses Branch, Murphy Branch, Neals Creek, Norris Branch, North Cox Creek, North Fork Cattail Creek, North Fork Hawk Branch, North Fork Rock Creek, North Toe River, Nubbinscuffle Creek, Ogle Creek, Parson Branch, Patsy Creek, Patterson Branch, Peterson Branch, Phipps Branch, Phipps Creek, Pigpen Creek, Pine Ridge Branch, Pine Swamp Branch, Pit Branch, Plum Branch, Possumtrot Creek, Pounding Mill Branch, Price Creek, Raven Fork, Ray Creek, Riddle Branch, Right Prong Bent Creek, Right Prong Clear Creek, Right Prong Still Fork Creek, Roaring Fork, Roaring Fork, Roaring Spout Branch, Rock Creek, Roland Branch, Sampson Branch, Seng Branch, Setrock Creek, Shateen Branch, Shepherd Branch, Shingle Pile Creek, Shoal Creek, Shuford Creek, Simms Fork, Sodom Branch, South Cox Creek, South Fork Cattail Creek, South Fork Hawk Branch, South Fork Upper Creek, Star Branch, Still Fork Creek, Sugarcamp Creek, Sweet Branch, Sweetwater Branch, Sweetwater Branch, Tantrough Branch, Thee Creek, Three Quarters Creek, Timber Creek, Tudy Creek, Whistling Gap Branch, Whiteoak Creek, Whiteoak Creek, Whitson Branch, Wilson Branch, Wolf Branch, Wolf Branch

  Summits     show all on map

Anglin Knob, Austin Mountain, Bailey Cabin Knob, Bailey Hill, Bailey Mountain, Bald Knob, Balsam Cone, Bear Wallow Knob, Bearwallow Knob, Beebranch Mountain, Beech Mountain, Big Bald, Big Laurel Mountain, Big Pine Mountain, Big Tom, Blackstock Knob, Blevins Knob, Blue Knob, Blue Rock Knob, Bluerock Knob, Boone Knob, Bowlens Pyramid, Burnt Mountain, Buzzard Rock, Callaway Mountain, Campground Knob, Cane Mountain, Cattail Peak, Celo Knob, Cherry Mountain, Chestnut Knob, Chestnut Knob, Chestnut Knob, Chestnut Mountain, Chestnut Mountain, Clingmans Peak, Commissary Hill, Cox Knob, Crisawn Knob, Deer Mountain, Fawn Mountain, Ferguson Hill, Firescald Mountain, Flattop, Gibbs Mountain, Grassy Knob, Grassy Knob, Green Knob, Hallback, Higgins Knob, High Knob, High Knob, High Peak, High Peak, High Rocks, Horse Rock, Horton Hill, Houston Knob, Julius Knob, Ledford Mountain, Licklog Mountain, Little Bald, Little Butt, Little Celo Mountain, Little Mountain, Locust Rough Mountain, Maple Camp Bald, Mill Knob, Mine Knob, Moody Mountain, Mount Craig, Mount Gibbes, Mount Mitchell, Panther Knob, Patton Knob, Percys Peak, Phillips Knob, Pig Pen Bluff, Point Misery, Potato Hill, Potato Knob, Renfro Knob, Rich Knob, Rocky Knob, Rocky Knob, Rocky Knob, Rocky Knob, Rockyknob Mountain, Rogers Mountain, Roland Knob, Sage Rock, Sam Doane Mountain, Sampson Mountain, Sampson Peak, Sharptop, Sid Hill, Slickrock Knob, Slickrock Mountain, Snake Knob, Snake Knob, Stack Rock, Stones Knob, Sugarloaf Mountain, Thunderstruck Knob, Thunderstruck Knob, Upper Haw Knob, Weedy Cove Knob, Weedy Knob, Winter Star Mountain

  Towers     show all on map

WKYK-AM (Burnsville), WKYK-AM (Burnsville), WMIT-FM (Black Mountain)

  Valleys     show all on map

Bailey Cove, Burgin Cove, Johnson Cove, Lost Cove, Low Gap Hollow, Pounding Mill Cove, Roland Hollow, Sugar Cove, Sugar Hollow, Wildcat Hollow,

Yancey County, North Carolina Population By Race (2012 estimate)

WhiteYancey County White population 17,08017,079  
MixedYancey County Mixed population 176176
American IndianYancey County American Indian population 106105
Hawaiian & Pacific IslanderYancey County Hawaiian & Pacific Islander population 5352
AsianYancey County Asian population 3535

Additional population tables :
State population table
North Carolina population by county