|Yellowstone Falls||the final of a series of three waterfalls on Yellowstone Prong, S Haywood County.|
|Yellowstone Prong||rises in S Haywood County on the S slope of Black Balsam Knob and flows E into East Fork Pigeon River. Named because of the yellow color of mosses growing on stones in the stream. Upper Falls, Second Falls, and Yellowstone Falls are located on the stream.|
|Yeopim||community in SW Perquimans County served by post office, 1884-88. Named for the Yeopim Indian tribe, which inhabited the region in the seventeenth century. Alt. 15.|
|Yeopim Creek||rises in S Perquimans County and flows SE into the mouth of Yeopim River. Appears as Clargeons Creek on the Collet map, 1770.|
|Yeopim River||rises in Bear Swamp on the Chowan-Perquimans county line and flows SE along the line into Albemarle Sound. Named for the Yeopim Indian tribe. Appears on the Comberford map, 1657, at the location of present Little River on the Pasquotank-Perquimans county line, an error that was corrected on the Ogilby map, 1671. Appears as Yeopim Creek on the Collet map, 1770.|
|Yeopim Township||former township in SE Chowan County, now township no. 4.|
|Yerger||community in N central Watauga County served by post office, 1892-1905.|
|Yesocking Creek||See Wyesocking Bay.|
|Yoder||community in W Catawba County served by post office, 1894-1903.|
|Yokley||community in N Davidson County served by post office, 1880-1905.|
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