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 YANCEY COUNTY
1322 grants issued from 1820 to 1945

NCpedia article   Wikipedia article
County Seat: Burnsville

History: Yancey County was formed in 1833 from Burke and Buncombe Counties. It is named for Bartlet Yancey, member of the General Assembly and of Congress. For further information see: THE FORMATION OF THE NORTH CAROLINA COUNTIES, 1663-1943, by David Leroy Corbitt.

Boundary changes: The Newberry Atlas of Historical County Boundaries

Name origin: Bartlett Yancey (1785–1828), a United States Congressman, Speaker of the North Carolina Senate, and early advocate for the North Carolina Public School System

State Archives Code: 107

Bordering Counties
Buncombe
Madison
McDowell
Mitchell
 2 Counties Over
Avery
Burke
Haywood
Henderson
Rutherford
Transylvania
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County information courtesy of the State Archives of North Carolina MARS database, Record ID=12.14.127
Map of North Carolina highlighting Yancey County. Licensed under Public domain via Wikimedia Commons.