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Time Zone: Yadkin County lies in the Eastern Time Zone (EST/EDT) and observes daylight saving time.

The community of Yadkinville is the Seat for Yadkin County.

Yadkin County was founded in 1850 and was created by taking area from SurryCounty.

From the Census Estimates for 2009, <1> Yadkin had a population of 37,713 people. This is an increase of 3.76% since the last Census (which gave a population of 36,348 people in 2000).

At the time of the 2000 Census, Yadkin represented 0.45% of the total population of North Carolina, making it the state's 59th most populous county (out of 100 counties).

The following table shows the recent changes in population. Other than 2000, the population counts have been estimated by the Census Bureau.

Since 2000
Year-to-Year Change
201038,406+5.66%+1.84% since 2009
200837,701+3.72%+0.57% since 2007
200036,348The Last Census

More information can be found on the Yadkin County Census Page for Yadkin County.


Below are some of the communities located in Yadkin County (for more communities, please visit our Nearby Page for Yadkin County):

Community 2009
(2009vs. 2000)
Yadkinville   2,8252,8180.25% increase  
Jonesville   2,2351,46452.7% increase  
Boonville   1,0981,1383.51% decrease  
East Bend   6576590.3% decrease  

Websites for Yadkin County

Official Website:   www.yadkincounty.gov/

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<1>On a yearly basis, the US Census Bureau creates an estimate of the county's population. Keep in mind that this is an estimate and not an actual count. The last physical count was the 2000 Census and the next count will be for the 2010 Census.

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<2>All Quarter-dollar coin images from the United States Mint.

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