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Welcome to Yankee ...
So far, we found very little information about Yankee. The little that we've found leads us believe that the community is historic.<1>
We've added Yankee to our Gazetteer with the hope that we can develop more information. If you can help us with Yankee, please Contact Us.
The location of Yankee has been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (ie- the GNIS).<3>
While we don't have a date for the founding of Yankee, you might consider that their post office opened in 1906.
While the community is gone, the present day location for Yankee is 7,050 feet [2,149 m] above sea level.<4> In other words, the altitude of Yankee is about 1¼ mile [or ~2¼ km] above sea level.
Time Zone: The area where Yankee was located is in the Mountain Time Zone (MST/MDT) and observes daylight saving time
The location where Yankee once stood is in the (575) area code.
Communities Also Named Yankee ...
Using our Gazetteer, we found that there are 2 communities that are also named Yankee - they are located in Colorado and Iowa.
For more information, see our Tidbits & Trivia Page for Yankee.
Communities near Yankee ...
We have created a list of 10 communities that are near Yankee.
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 Yankee. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Yankee.
Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Yankee. 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 Yankee.
We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Yankee. See our Newspapers Page for Yankee.
Adding Yankee to Our Gazetteer ...
We originally found mention of Yankee in both the FIPS-55 and the GNIS. For more information, see the FIPS and GNIS Codes sections on our Miscellaneous Page.
From our notes, the earliest published mention we've found for Yankee was in the document titled List of Post Offices from Cameron Blevins and Richard Helbock.<6>
For more details, see References and Mentions for Yankee.
Off-the-Road Links ...
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This page was last modified/updated: 27 Sep 2023