|Yanceyville||community and county seat in central Caswell County. Est. 1791 as Caswell Court House; name changed to Yanceyville in 1833 to honor Bartlett Yancey (1785-1828), congressman and presiding officer of the state senate. Inc. 1877; charter repealed 1915. Produces textiles and lumber. Alt. 619.|
|Yanceyville Township||central Caswell County.|
|Yanu Ridge||N Swain County in Great Smoky Mountains National Park, a short spur extending SE from Welch Ridge with its center near lat. 35°32' N., long. 83°34'40" W.|
|Yarbro||community in NE Caswell County. Named for Capt. Joseph Yarbrough, superintendent of ammunition manufacturing in Salisbury during the Civil War. A post office operated there, 1887-1904.|
|Yarnall Knob||S Watauga County N of Goldmine Branch. Alt. approx. 3,900.|
|Yates Cove||central Haywood County between Fincher Mountain and McElroy Cove.|
|Yates Mill Pond||See Lake Trojan.|
|Yates Mountain||W Wilkes County, extends from E to W between North and South Prongs Lewis Fork Creek.|
|Yates Top||S Cherokee County S of Shingle Top and between Cane, Martin, and Moccasin Creeks.|
|Yaupon Beach||town in SE Brunswick County. Inc. 1955. Named for a species of holly that grows in the area.|
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