Alamance County, North Carolina

Alamance County: County in North Carolina, United States

About

Alamance County is a county located in the U.S. state of North Carolina. As of the 2010 census, the population was 151,131 and a population density of 134 people per km². After 10 years in 2020 county had an estimated population of 171,346 inhabitants. Its county seat is Graham. The county was created 173 years ago in 1849.

Quick Facts about Alamance County

Population : 171,346 (2020)
Country : United States of America
State : North Carolina (United States)
Twitter username : alamancenc
Area : 1126 km2
Water as percent of area : 2.5%
Land as percent of area : 97.5%
Easternmost point : Point(-79.23669 35.8499)
Northernmost point : Point(-79.5314 36.2502)
Named for : Great Alamance Creek
Altitude : 512 feet / 156 meters
Capital : Graham
Establishment : January 01, 1849
Time Zone : America/New_York
Local time : 08:24:36 (13th August 2022)
Density : 152 Pop. per km² as of 2020
Population growth : 11.8% (2010-2020)
Alamance County locator map
Location of Alamance County on North Carolina map.
Alamance County Courthouse and Confederate Memorial from NE Corner image
Alamance County Courthouse and Confederate Memorial from NE Corner
Alamance County Courthouse and Confederate Memorial from NE Corner image

Geography

Alamance County is located at 36°2'39"N 79°23'58"W (36.0440700, -79.3995100). It has 5 neighbors: Caswell County, Chatham County, Guilford County, Orange County and Rockingham County.

Alamance County map

The largest city of Alamance County is Burlington with a population of 55,599. Other cities include, Mebane population 16,732, Graham population 15,766, City of Graham population 14,153 and Haw River population 2,532. See all Alamance County cities & populated places.

Alamance County Populated Places

Cities, Towns, Neighborhoods & Other Populated Places in Alamance County.

City Name Population Title
Burlington 55,599 City in Chittenden County, Vermont, United States
Mebane 16,732 City in Alamance County, North Carolina, United States
Graham 15,766 City in North Carolina
Elon 12,186 Town in North Carolina
Glen Raven 2,750 Township in Alamance County, North Carolina
Haw River 2,532 City in Alamance County, North Carolina, United States of America
Green Level 2,341 City in Alamance County, North Carolina, United States of America
Saxapahaw 1,648 Township in Alamance County, North Carolina
Swepsonville 1,386 Town of the United States
Pleasant Hill 1,087 Pleasant Hill is a city in Alamance County, North Carolina
Alamance 1,047 City in Alamance County, North Carolina, United States of America
Ossipee 593 Human settlement in Alamance County, North Carolina, United States of America

Alamance County has 5 neighbours.

  • Elon
  • Green Level
  • Alamance
  • Mebane
  • Swepsonville
  • Burlington
  • Haw River
  • Ossipee
  • Graham
  • Gibsonville

Demographics

The population of Alamance County increased by 11.8% in 10 years.

Year Population % Change Method
2010 151,131 - census
2011 152,692 1.02% estimation process
2012 153,265 0.37% estimation process
2013 154,162 0.58% estimation process
2014 155,384 0.79% estimation process
2015 157,037 1.05% estimation process
2016 160,283 2.03% estimation process
2017 163,276 1.83% estimation process
2018 166,514 1.94% estimation process
2019 169,509 1.77% estimation process
2020 171,346 1.07% estimation process

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People born in Alamance County (9)

People born in Alamance County, including politician Thomas Michael Holt, baseball player Charley Jones, businessperson Andy Albright, .

List

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Guilford County 540,521 County in North Carolina, United States of America
Raleigh 474,414 Capital of North Carolina
Forsyth County 383,843 County in North Carolina, United States of America
West Raleigh 338,759 City in United States of America
Cumberland County 336,364 County in Maine, United States
Durham County 327,306 County in North Carolina, United States of America
Greensboro 297,878 City in North Carolina, United States of America
Durham 285,897 County seat of Durham County, North Carolina, United States
Buncombe County 263,477 County in North Carolina, United States
Winston-Salem 248,112 City in Forsyth County, North Carolina
Union County 244,562 County in North Carolina, United States
New Hanover County 236,613 County in North Carolina, United States
Gaston County 226,568 County in North Carolina, United States