Yancey County, NC

Evolution of Boundaries - With Known Towns & Villages

Yancey County decreased in size in 1849 when Watauga County was created; in 1851 when Madison County was created; and again in 1861 when Mitchell County was created.

Its population grew from 5,962 in 1840 to 17,818 in 2010.

Click on the maps below to peruse the known towns and villages that came and went over the past century and three-quarters - a few cannot be located since they do not show up on available maps of NC.

 1833-1840

1841-1849

1850

1851

1852-1860

1861

1862-1870

1871-1880

1881-1890

1891-1900

1901-1910

1911-1920

1921-1930

1931-1940

1941-1950

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1951-1960

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1961-1970

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