Yancey County

Yancey County, North Carolina

110 Town Square Rm 11
Burnsville, NC 28714
Phone: (828) 682-3971
Fax: (828) 682-4301

On the northwestern border of NC, northeast of Asheville; organized 1833 from Buncombe and Burke counties. Name Origin: For Bartlett Yancey (1785-1828), U.S. representative from NC (1813-17) and presiding officer of the state senate (1817-27)

Area (sq mi):: 313.11 (land 312.45; water 0.65) Population per square mile: 58.30
Population 2005: 18,201 State rank: 85 Population change: 2000-20005 2.40%; 1990-2000 15.30% Population 2000: 17,774 (White 95.80%; Black or African American 0.60%; Hispanic or Latino 2.70%; Asian 0.10%; Other 1.30%). Foreign born: 2.80%. Median age: 41.90
Income 2000: per capita $16,335; median household $29,674; Population below poverty level: 15.80% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $19,998-$19,730
Unemployment (2004): 6.80% Unemployment change (from 2000): -5.90% Median travel time to work: 27.00 minutes Working outside county of residence: 34.50%
Cities with population over 10,000: None
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In 2011, hardly the best time to be starting a newspaper, Jonathan Austin and his wife, Susan, started The Yancey County News in Burnsville, N.C.
Yancey County Farmers' Market, Hwy 19E at South Main St., Burnsville, NC | Sat 8am-12:30pm
Yancey County, North Carolina, had an estimated population in 2006 of 18,421, of whom [approximately equal to] 21% were <18 years of age, and an estimated 7,472 households in 2000.
The University of North Carolina at Asheville is designing its new Craft Campus, scheduled to open in fail 2008, to use the methane from the Yancey County landfill to power kilns, forges, and foundry applications.
Yancey County is a small mountain county in North Carolina, and Clearmont Elementary School is one of the smallest of the small.
Dear Library: Thank you very much for letting me and all the other children here in Yancey County read your books and for sending Mr.
Payne Awards for Ethics in Journalism - Online registration is required by Friday at journalism.uoregon.edu/reg for luncheon to be held at noon May 17 in Gumwood Room at Erb Memorial Union on UO campus; award recipients Matthew LaPlante, Rick Egan and Yancey County News will be honored for excellent ethical conduct in journalism even when faced with economic, personal or political pressure; free with ticket; presented by School of Journalism and Communication.
Marilyn Cade is the owner of Mountain Farm, a lavender, u-pick blueberries and pasture-based dairy goat farm in Yancey County. The farm started with sustainable agriculture practices 30 years ago and now also makes a variety of natural products for the home, kitchen and bath.
We define farm to school as four components: 1) school gardens 2) farm field trips 3) hands-on nutrition education, and 4) local food served in school cafeterias; locally grown food is served in Asheville City, Madison County, Yancey County and Mitchell County schools.