Yancey County, North Carolina

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Yancey County, North Carolina
Formed in 1833 from sections of Burke and Buncombe Counties.

It was named in honor of Bartlett Yancey of Caswell County, who was a Congressman (1813–1817) and speaker of the N.C. Senate (1817–1827).
Its county seat is Burnsville.
Mount Mitchell, the highest peak in the Eastern U.S. at 6,684 feet above sea level, lies within Yancey County's boundaries.


Unincorporated Communities
  Bald Creek * Bent Creek * Busick * Cane River * Celo * Day Book * Green Mountain * Hamrick *
Micaville * Murchison * Newdale * Pensacola * Ramseytown * Sioux * Swiss * Windom


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