Welcome to Yancey County!
Business & Pleasure - Working Together
Economic development is not the job of one single group but is a partnership between Yancey County Economic Development Commission (YCEDC), Yancey County Government, Town of Burnsville, Yancey/Burnsville Chamber of Commerce plus regional and statewide partners.
Our mission is to foster and promote a strong economy and provide a positive business climate that encourages a quality economy that is conducive for business and job creation, plus supports our business and entrepreneurial community.
Working directly with our business and industry groups, governments, educational institutions, medical providers, cultural and peer organizations in the region and others, gives us a competitive edge to assist you. Our goal is to provide the most current information and resources to assist in your locating and doing business in Yancey County.
Yancey County is a Certified Entrepreneurial Community (CEC). This initiative by AdvantageWest Economic Development Group is an economic development strategy to help communities become entrepreneur ready.
A Certified Entrepreneurial Community provides a supportive environment for entrepreneurial growth by ensuring that the overall business climate, policies, regulations, and opportunities are available.
Visit the Yancey County CEC site for information about our entrepreneurial community.
Yancey County - Open For Business
Burnsville, North Carolina is easily accessible by a new four-lane highway. It's an area with available land for development, low property taxes and affordable homes. If you're interested in building a new company, or relocating or expanding an existing business or industry, watch this short video to see what Burnsville, NC and Yancey County has to offer.
The Yancey County Report contains updates on the many projects going on in Yancey County. Included is information about the highway construction project, the broadband project, and other infrastructure improvements. Other initiatives by Yancey County Government, the Town of Burnsville, educational institutions and area businesses are highlighted as well.