Yancey Mills

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Yancey Mills is an unincorporated community in Albemarle County[1].

Yancey Mills is the site of the intersection of U.S. Route 250 and Interstate 64, the location of Western Albemarle High School, Henley Middle School, Brownsville Elementary School, and a pair of gas stations.


History

The area is named for Charles Yancey, a businessman who ran a tavern, store, mill, and distillery in the area, which became known as Yancey's Mill. A post office was established there, though was eventually moved to nearby Hillsboro.[2] The mill still stands, under the name of R.A. Yancey Lumber Corporation.[3]

References

  1. Web. GNIS Detail-Yancey Mills, U.S. Board on Geographic Names, United States Geological Survey
  2. Book. [ History of....Albemarle County, Virginia], The Michie Company
  3. Web. Possible Business Park in Crozet Discussed with Planning Commission, Liz Palka, Gray Television



External links

Yancey Mills on wikipedia