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Welcome to Yanceyville ...

The town of Yanceyville is located in Caswell County<1> and is the County Seat for Caswell County.

The pronunciation of Yanceyville: YANT-see-vil<2>

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, Yanceyville has a population of 2,007 people<3> (see below for details).

Yanceyville was established in 1792.

The community of Yanceyville is 590 feet [180 m] above sea level.<4>.

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

Yanceyville lies within the (336) area code.

The ZIP code for Yanceyville: 27379<5>

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Yanceyville had an population of 2,007 people. This is a decrease of 1.57% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 4.02% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, Yanceyville had a population of 2,039 people (or 8.6% of the total population of Caswell County). This makes Yanceyville the county's most populous community.

The population of Yanceyville represents 0.02% of the total population of North Carolina (which has 9,535,483 people), making it the state's 245th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 2,039 people, the population of Yanceyville decreased 2.49% from the 2000 Census (which had a count of 2,091 people).

More information can be found on the Census Page for Yanceyville.

Communities Also Named Yanceyville ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found another community named Yanceyville - it's located in Virginia.

For more information, see our Tidbits & Trivia Page for Yanceyville.

Communities near Yanceyville ...

We have created a list of 10 communities that are near Yanceyville.

  • Danville (12 miles [19.3 km] to the north)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Danville
    • Danville lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<6> to the north of Yanceyville and is located in Danville City
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 39,869 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Danville
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Danville<7>
  • Reidsville (19 miles [30.6 km] to the west)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Reidsville
    • Reidsville lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<6> to the west of Yanceyville and is located in Rockingham County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 13,993 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Reidsville have been provided by the GNIS.<8> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Reidsville
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Reidsville<7>
  • Roxboro (19 miles [30.6 km] to the east)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Roxboro
    • Roxboro lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<6> to the east of Yanceyville and is located in Person County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 8,383 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Roxboro have been provided by the GNIS.<8> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Roxboro
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Roxboro<7>
  • Green Level (19 miles [30.6 km] to the south)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Green Level
    • Green Level lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<6> to the south of Yanceyville and is located in Alamance County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 2,341 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Green Level have been provided by the GNIS.<8> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Green Level
  • Ossipee (19 miles [30.6 km] to the southwest)
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    • Ossipee lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<6> to the southwest of Yanceyville and is located in Alamance County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 593 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Ossipee have been provided by the GNIS.<8> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Ossipee
  • Milton (11 miles [17.7 km] to the northeast)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Milton
    • Milton lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<6> to the northeast of Yanceyville and is located in Caswell County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 146 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Milton have been provided by the GNIS.<8> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Milton
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Milton<7>
  • Bethel (7 miles [11.3 km] to the northwest)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Bethel
    • Bethel lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<6> to the northwest of Yanceyville and is located in Caswell County
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Bethel have been provided by the GNIS.<8> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Bethel
  • Blanch (7 miles [11.3 km] to the north)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Blanch
    • Blanch lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<6> to the north of Yanceyville and is located in Caswell County
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Blanch have been provided by the GNIS.<8> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Blanch
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Blanch<7>
  • Providence (7 miles [11.3 km] to the north)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Providence
    • Providence lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<6> to the north of Yanceyville and is located in Caswell County
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Providence have been provided by the GNIS.<8> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Providence
  • Estelle (8 miles [12.9 km] to the northeast)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Estelle
    • Estelle lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<6> to the northeast of Yanceyville and is located in Caswell County
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Estelle have been provided by the GNIS.<8> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Estelle

To Help With Your Genealogy Research ...

We have a couple of sections for those tracing their genealogy.

We created a list of cemeteries that are in the area around Yanceyville. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Yanceyville.

Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Yanceyville. Our list includes information such as whether the 1895 community had a post office or railroad service. See our List of 1890's Communities around Yanceyville.

We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Yanceyville. Our list includes 10 papers. See our Newspapers Page for Yanceyville.

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Yanceyville ...

Looking for more information about Yanceyville? A wonderful source is the TripAdvisor website. We always start with the TripAdvisor Tourism page, where you can read an overview with links that will help you find lodging, restaurants and attractions.

In addition to the Tourism page for Yanceyville, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information about those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Page for Yanceyville.

Adding Yanceyville to Our Gazetteer ...

We originally found mention of Yanceyville in both the FIPS-55 and the GNIS. For more information, see the FIPS and GNIS Codes sections on our Miscellaneous Page.

In addition, our notes show that the earliest dated mention that we've found for Yanceyville was in the U.S. Post Offices (Jan. 1851).

We also found Yanceyville in the Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide (1895).

For more details about the above, see References and Mentions for Yanceyville on our Genealogy Page.

Recent Changes to RoadsideThoughts ...

Mentions & References for Yanceyville

Visit our Community Index for North Carolina

About Caswell County

About North Carolina

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Yanceyville. If you can help, please contact us through our Feedback Page.

The official website for Caswell County: www.caswellcountync.gov/

The official website for State of North Carolina: https://www.nc.gov/

Footnotes ...

<1>If you're interested in how the shape of North Carolina's counties, including Caswell, have changed over time, we recommend the Atlas of Historical County Boundaries.
<2>The pronunciation we've provided is our attempt to give a phonetic pronunciation for Yanceyville. While it might not be exactly right, hopefully it will be close. If we have it wrong or there's a better way to pronounce the name, please contact us through our Feedback Page.
<3>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Yanceyville.
<4>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Yanceyville - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<5>ZIP Codes have been created by the United States Postal Service (USPS) as a way of grouping addresses to make delivery more efficient. The boundaries of the ZIP Code can be changed, re-assigned, eliminated or overlapped with other ZIP Codes. So keep in mind that any given ZIP Code is only 'loosely' associated with a town (such as Yanceyville). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Yanceyville or elsewhere, it's always best to check the website of the United States Postal Service (USPS).
<6>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' distance. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Yanceyville) to Point B.If you need the driving distance, we recommend that you use one of the Mapping Services listed on our Map Page for Yanceyville. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from YanceyvilleOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Yanceyville. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 36.4053, Longitude: -79.3362    
<7>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.
<8>The location has been supplied by the Geographic Names Information System - which is maintained by the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS). While these values should be definitive, we have found that accuracy can vary and you should double-check the location if accuracy is required.




 

 

 

 

 


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