What Are the Names of All of the U.S. Cities That Start With a “y”?

U.S. cities that start with the letter “y” are Yakima, Washington; York, Pennsylvania; Yukon, Oklahoma; Youngstown, Ohio; and Yonkers, New York. Others are Ypsilanti, Michigan; Yuma, Arizona; Yorba Linda, Yuba City, and Yucaipa, California.

Yakima is a city in South Central Washington. It lies about 60 miles to the southeast of Mount Rainier and is the seat of Yakima County. As of 2015, Yakima’s population is about 92,000, making it the ninth largest city in Washington.

York, Pennsylvania, is famous for being the first capital of the United States and the place where the Articles of Confederation were written. Youngstown, Ohio, is famous for once being a center of steel production in the United States. Found in the northeastern part of the state between Cleveland and Pittsburgh, its estimated population is at 65,184, as of 2013.

Yukon, Oklahoma, is found in Canadian County and is about 14 miles west of Oklahoma City. Yonkers is a city to the north of the Bronx, one of New York City’s five boroughs. It’s found in Westchester county and is the fourth largest city in New York.

Yorba Linda is famous as the birthplace of President Richard Nixon. It has a population of 65,237, as of 2010.