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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 1,963 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

The area code for Yanceyville: (336)

The ZIP code for Yanceyville: 27379<5>

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Yanceyville had an population of 1,963 people. This is a decrease of 3.73% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 6.12% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, Yanceyville had a population of 2,039 people (which is 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 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.

Adding Yanceyville to Our Gazetteer ...

As we work on our Gazetteer, we occasionally find mention of a community that is new to us. When we find such a community, we add it to our Gazetteer with the hope of adding more information in the future.

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, we also found mention of Yanceyville elsewhere: The earliest book where we found it mentioned was in the Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide (1895).

We also found Yanceyville on a Rand McNally Map of North Carolina (1911).

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

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 [Danville City]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Danville
    • Danville [Danville City] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<6> to the north of Yanceyville
    • Estimated population in 2019: 40,044 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Danville
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Danville<7>
  • Reidsville [Rockingham County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Reidsville
    • Reidsville [Rockingham County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<6> to the west of Yanceyville
    • Estimated population in 2019: 13,987 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 [Person County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Roxboro
    • Roxboro [Person County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<6> to the east of Yanceyville
    • Estimated population in 2019: 8,309 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 [Alamance County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Green Level
    • Green Level [Alamance County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<6> to the south of Yanceyville
    • Estimated population in 2019: 2,326 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
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Ossipee [Alamance County]
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      • Ossipee [Alamance County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<6> to the southwest of Yanceyville
      • Estimated population in 2019: 591 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 [Caswell County]
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      • Milton [Caswell County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<6> to the northeast of Yanceyville
      • Estimated population in 2019: 147 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 [Caswell County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Bethel
      • Bethel [Caswell County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<6> to the northwest of Yanceyville
      • 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 [Caswell County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Blanch
      • Blanch [Caswell County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<6> to the north of Yanceyville
      • 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 [Caswell County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Providence
      • Providence [Caswell County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<6> to the north of Yanceyville
      • 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
    • Jericho [Caswell County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Jericho
      • Jericho [Caswell County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<6> to the south of Yanceyville
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Jericho

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.

Other Roadside Stops ...

Cities, Towns and Villages of North Carolina

About Caswell County

About North Carolina

Off-the-Road Links ...

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 things 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 for our own planning, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Yanceyville

Our 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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