Albemarle Buncombe County, North Carolina

Albemarle: City in Buncombe County, North Carolina, United States

About

Albemarle is a city located in the county of Buncombe in the U.S. state of North Carolina. Its population at the 2010 census was 15,903 and a population density of 360 people per km². After 10 years in 2020 city had an estimated population of 16,344 inhabitants.

The city was created 195 years ago in 1825.

Albemarle Quick Facts

Population : 16,344 (2020)
Country : United States of America
State : North Carolina (United States)
County : Buncombe County
Postal code : 28001–28002
Area : 44.17 km2
Altitude : 499 feet / 152 meters
Capital city : Albemarle is capital of Stanly County
Establishment : January 01, 1826 (195 years ago)
Time Zone : UTC−05:00
Local time : 14:43:16 (5th December 2021)
Density : 370 Pop. per km² as of 2020
Population growth : 2.7% (2010-2020)
Weather : 52℉ Mostly Sunny 7-days weather
Albemarle locator map
Location of Albemarle on North Carolina map.
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Geography

Albemarle is located at 35°36'41"N 82°32'33"W (35.6115000, -82.5426300).

Albemarle map

Weather

Albemarle forecast: Mostly sunny, with a high near 52. more

Demographics

The population of Albemarle increased by 2.7% in 10 years.

Year Population % Change Method
2010 15,903 - census
2011 15,868 -0.22% estimation process
2012 15,807 -0.39% estimation process
2013 15,839 0.2% estimation process
2014 15,806 -0.21% estimation process
2015 15,810 0.03% estimation process
2016 15,795 -0.09% estimation process
2017 15,950 0.97% estimation process
2018 16,100 0.93% estimation process
2019 16,246 0.9% estimation process
2020 16,344 0.6% estimation process

Albemarle zip code is 28001. County name: Stanly, County fips: 37167

Local Places in Albemarle

1 Albemarle City Public Utility
Rating: 1.3 (7)

Address: 144 N 2nd St, Albemarle, NC 28001 ➦ Show Map

☎ +17049849605 🔗 Url

2 Albemarle City Hall
Rating: 4 (4)

Address: 144 N 2nd St, Albemarle, NC 28001 ➦ Show Map

☎ +17049849400 🔗 Url

3 Albemarle City Wastewater Plant

Address: 1040 Coble Ave, Albemarle, NC 28001 ➦ Show Map

☎ +17049849630 🔗 Url

4 Albemarle City Finance Department

Address: 144 N 2nd St, Albemarle, NC 28001 ➦ Show Map

☎ +17049849452 🔗 Url

5 Albemarle City Manager

Address: 144 N 2nd St, Albemarle, NC 28001 ➦ Show Map

☎ +17049849405 🔗 Url

People born in Albemarle (16)

People born in Albemarle, including country music musician from the United States Kellie Pickler, jazz singer June Tyson, Player of and Canadian football Danny Kepley, you can see a list of people who born in Albemarle.

  • Derek Colanduno (American skeptic) he was born in 19/01/1974
  • Pat Cooper (American baseball player) he was born in 26/11/1917
  • T. A. McLendon (Player of American football) he was born in 21/02/1983
  • Tommy Smith (American baseball player) he was born in 01/08/1948
  • Tripp Merritt (American football coach) he was born in 05/03/1968
  • Unknown Hinson (voice actor from the United States) he was born in 27/10/1954
  • Monty Montgomery (baseball player) he was born in 01/09/1946
  • Bradley Holt (American baseball player) he was born in 13/10/1986
  • Willie Drye (American journalist) he was born in 22/10/1949
  • Josh Baldwin (American Christian musician) he was born in 09/07/1979
  • R. J. Prince (American football wide receiver) he was born in 19/04/1995
  • Martha Boger (U.S. military veteran) she was born in 01/01/1915
  • Ann Henning Moore (U.S. military veteran) she was born in 01/01/1924

Schools in Albemarle

College & universities near Albemarle, NC

Code Name City ZIP
199111 University of North Carolina at Asheville Asheville (NC) 28804-8510

Stations (3)

Amtrak & bus stations near Albemarle, NC

Code Name Address Type
GRV Greenville 1120 West Washington Street RAIL
SPB Spartanburg 290 Magnolia St RAIL
CSN Clemson Calhoun Memorial Hwy and College Ave. RAIL

Post offices near Albemarle

Post Office Name City ZIP
Gra Post Office Asheville (NC) 28804

Other places with the same name (2)

Other cities in Buncombe County

Cities, Towns, Neighborhoods & Other Populated Places in Buncombe County , NC.

City Name Population Title
Asheville 92,852 County seat of Buncombe County, North Carolina, United States
Wilson 49,479 City in and county seat of Wilson County, North Carolina
Black Mountain 8,256 Town in North Carolina, USA
Woodfin 6,679 City in Buncombe County, North Carolina, United States of America
Walkertown 5,290 City in Forsyth County, North Carolina, United States of America
Swannanoa 4,576 Township in Buncombe County, North Carolina
Royal Pines 4,272 Township in Buncombe County, North Carolina
Weaverville 4,039 Town in Buncombe County, North Carolina, United States of America
Fairview 3,984 Township in Buncombe County, North Carolina
Avery Creek 1,950 Township in Buncombe County, North Carolina
Biltmore Forest 1,431 Town of the United States
Bent Creek 1,287 Census-designated place in Buncombe County, North Carolina
Montreat 939 Town

Distance to Other Cities

Albemarle distances to largest North Carolina cities