Yadkin County, North Carolina

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Date: 1850 [unknown]
Location: Yadkin County, North Carolina, United Statesmap
Surnames/tags: North_Carolina Appalachia
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Yadkin County was formed in 1850 from the part of Surry County south of the Yadkin River, for which it was named.

Yadkin County is one of 31 North Carolina counties in Appalachia today, as is Surry County.[1] In 1927, Forsyth County (also in Appalachia) gained from Yadkin County.[2]

Categorizing Appalachians

People profiles for Appalachians who lived on the land that today is Yadkin County should be categorized under North Carolina Appalachians and the approrpriate location category (or categories), based on when they lived there. For example, before 1850, this would be Surry County; before 1770, Rowan County (from which Surry County was formed), even though today's Rowan County is not in Appalachia.
Note - this section still needs to be developed, to include links to the appropriate categories (complicated because of apparent duplicate county categories under North Carolina and North Carolina, Early Settlers). Links for the North Carolina categories can be found in the North Carolina table on the Appalachia Project's Counties of Appalachia page. ~ Noland-165, 15 July 2022


... ... ... has Appalachian roots.
... ... ... has Appalachian roots, in North Carolina.
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The state parameter is used to add text to the sticker, but it does not add a category (this sticker is for descendants of Appalachians; project categories are for Appalachians). See Template: Appalachian Roots for additional examples.

... ... ... was an Appalachian.
... ... ... was born in Appalachia, in North Carolina.
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This sticker has born and lived/lives in options. The state parameter will add text to the sticker. It will also add the corresponding Appalachians category (there are 13 project categories for "people profiles" - see Category: Appalachians). You can add additional Appalachians categories manually (e.g., [[Category: Virginia Appalachians]]). The Appalachians categories are for people profiles only and should only be added to profiles for Appalachians who lived there when it was that state (in other words, do not add Category: West Virginia Appalachians to someone's profile if they died before 1 June 1863). Generally, the earliest North Carolina settlers who could have been in land that is today Appalachia would have been in Anson County (created in 1750). See the project's North Carolina Workspace for additional information.
See Template: Appalachia Sticker for details about "born in" and "lived in" (and "lives in") options.
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... ... ... was a resident of Yadkin County.
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See Template: North Carolina Sticker for details of parameters & use.

Yadkin County Categories

The following categories have been created for Yadkin County:

Yadkin County: Early Settlers | 1800s | 1900s
Early Settlers before Yadkin County formed in 1850:
Rowan prior to 1771
Cemeteries | Place Study for Yadkin County | Religious Congregations | Surry County Committee of Safety (American Revolution) | Surry County Regiment (Revolutionary War) | Slave Owners | Slaves


186010,714 187010,697 188012,420 189013,790
190014,083 191015,428 192016,391 193018,010
194020,657 195022,133 196022,804 197024,599
198028,439 199030,488 200036,348 201038,406
Map of Yadkin County, North Carolina
Boonville, East Bend, Jonesville, Yadkinville (county seat)
Unincorporated Communities
Barney Hill, Branon, Buck Shoals, Center, Brooks' Crossroads, Courtney, Enron, Flint Hill, Footville, Forbush, Hamptonville, Huntsville, Lone Hickory, Longtown, Marler, Richmond Hill, Swan Creek, Union Hill, Windsor's Crossroads, Wyo
Former Towns
Arlington -2001, Hamptonville 1818, Huntsville 1792, Shore 1803-1911, Smithtown (1924)

Genealogy Sources

  1. As listed by the Appalachian Regional Commission (here) as of 30 June 2022.
  2. North Carolina County Formation Maps (accessed 15 July 2022).

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