Yadkin College, North Carolina

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Yadkin College, North Carolina
Unincorporated community
Yadkin College is located in North Carolina
Yadkin College
Yadkin College
Location within the state of North Carolina
Coordinates: 35°52′19″N 80°22′30″W / 35.87194°N 80.37500°W / 35.87194; -80.37500Coordinates: 35°52′19″N 80°22′30″W / 35.87194°N 80.37500°W / 35.87194; -80.37500
Country United States
State North Carolina
County Davidson
Time zone Eastern (EST) (UTC-5)
 • Summer (DST) EDT (UTC-4)
ZIP codes 27295

Yadkin College is an unincorporated village in rural Davidson County, North Carolina, United States, located 9 miles (14 km) northwest of Lexington. Contrary to its name, it is not part of Yadkin County.

Yadkin College is named for the college of the same name that operated there from 1857 to 1895, which was in turn named after the Yadkin River that runs alongside the village.

The Yadkin College Historic District was added to the National Register of Historic Places in 1988.[1]

The latitude of Yadkin College is 35.872N. The longitude is -80.375W. The ZIP code is 27295.


Yadkin College has a population of 721, 92.5% of which is white. 5% of the population is black, 0.4% is Native American, 0.7% is Asian, and 0.1% is of two or more races. 1.1% of the population (8 residents) is foreign-born.

The average age for males is 37.1; the average for females is 38.2. 429 of the residents were born in North Carolina.

Of the 327 housing structures, 140 are mobile homes and 11 are duplexes. The remainder are single-unit structures.


  1. ^ National Park Service (2010-07-09). "National Register Information System". National Register of Historic Places. National Park Service. 
  • Fick, Virginia G. Country College on the Yadkin: A Historical Narrative. Winston-Salem, NC: Hunter Publishing, c1984. ISBN 0-89459-254-8

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