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==== Vital Records ====
==== Vital Records ====
===== Marriages =====
*'''1850-1920''' - [http://www.oocities.org/heartland/plains/4319/marriages.htm Yancey County Marriage List for 1850-1920] at USGenWeb - free.
*'''1850-1920''' - [http://www.oocities.org/heartland/plains/4319/marriages.htm Yancey County Marriage List for 1850-1920] at USGenWeb - free.
*'''1851-1967''' - Yancey County Marriage Index 1851-1967 in [https://www.familysearch.org/search/collection/igi International Genealogical Index] at FamilySearch - free.<ref name="vr">Genealogical Society of Utah, ''Parish and Vital Records List'' (July 1998). Microfiche. Digital version at https://www.familysearch.org/learn/wiki/en/images/f/f5/Iginorthcarolinap.pdf.</ref>
== Societies and Libraries<br>  ==
== Societies and Libraries<br>  ==

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Guide to Yancey County North Carolina genealogy. Birth records, marriage records, death records, census records, family history, and military records.

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Yancey County, North Carolina
Map of North Carolina highlighting Yancey County
Location in the state of North Carolina
Map of the U.S. highlighting North Carolina
Location of North Carolina in the U.S.
Founded 1833
County Seat Burnsville
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County Courthouse

Yancey County Courthouse, Burnsville, N.C.

Yancey County Courthouse
Burnsville, NC 28714
Phone: 818-682-2174

Register of Deeds has birth, marriage and burial records

Clerk Superior Court has divorce records from 1875, pr, ct
land rec from 1870; Depart of Archive &
History in Raleigh, NC has older rec[1]


Parent County

1833--Yancey County was created from Burke and Buncombe Counties.
County seat: Burnsville [2]

Boundary Changes

Record Loss

Some early records are missing.


Populated Places

Neighboring Counties





For tips on accessing Yancey County, North Carolina Genealogy census records online, see: North Carolina Census.




Local Histories



Civil War

Civil War Confederate units - Brief history, counties where recruited, etc.

-6th Regiment, North Carolina Infantry




Vital Records


Societies and Libraries

Family History Centers

Web Sites

  • USGenWeb project. May have maps, name indexes, history or other information for this county. Select the state, then the county.
  • Family History Library Catalog


  1. Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America, 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), Yancey County, North Carolina. Page 514.
  2. The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America,10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).
  3. Genealogical Society of Utah, Parish and Vital Records List (July 1998). Microfiche. Digital version at https://www.familysearch.org/learn/wiki/en/images/f/f5/Iginorthcarolinap.pdf.
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