Alleghany County, North Carolina

Alleghany County: County in North Carolina, United States

About

Alleghany County is a county located in the U.S. state of North Carolina. As of the 2010 census, the population was 11,155 and a population density of 18 people per km². After 10 years in 2020 county had an estimated population of 11,194 inhabitants. Its county seat is Sparta. The county was created 163 years ago in 1858.

Quick Facts about Alleghany County

Population : 11,194 (2020)
Country : United States of America
State : North Carolina (United States)
Different from : Anderson County, Anderson County, Allen Parish, Allegan County, Anderson County, Allen County, Alleghany County, Anderson County, Allegany County, Allegany County, Allegheny County, Allen County, Allen County
Area : 610 km2
Water as percent of area : 0.6%
Land as percent of area : 99.4%
Easternmost point : Point(-80.9017 36.5618)
Northernmost point : Point(-81.3077 36.575)
Named for : Allegheny Mountains
Capital : Sparta
Establishment : January 01, 1859
Time Zone : America/New_York
Local time : 00:03:55 (8th August 2022)
Density : 18 Pop. per km² as of 2020
Population growth : 0.35% (2010-2020)
Alleghany County locator map
Location of Alleghany County on North Carolina map.
Map of North Carolina highlighting Alleghany County locator map image
Map of North Carolina highlighting Alleghany County
Map of North Carolina highlighting Alleghany County locator map image

Geography

Alleghany County is located at 36°29'29"N 81°7'38"W (36.4913400, -81.1271900). It has 4 neighbors: Ashe County, Surry County, Wilkes County and Grayson County.

Alleghany County map

The largest city of Alleghany County is Sparta with a population of 1,723. . See all Alleghany County cities & populated places.

Alleghany County Populated Places

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

City Name Population Title
Sparta 1,723 Human settlement in Alleghany County, North Carolina, United States of America

Alleghany County has 4 neighbours.

  • Sparta

Demographics

The population of Alleghany County increased by 0.35% in 10 years.

Year Population % Change Method
2010 11,155 - census
2011 11,016 -1.26% estimation process
2012 10,943 -0.67% estimation process
2013 10,903 -0.37% estimation process
2014 10,891 -0.11% estimation process
2015 10,856 -0.32% estimation process
2016 10,919 0.58% estimation process
2017 10,988 0.63% estimation process
2018 11,138 1.35% estimation process
2019 11,137 -0.01% estimation process
2020 11,194 0.51% estimation process

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People born in Alleghany County (3)

People born in Alleghany County, including Major League Baseball player Red Cox, politician Rufus A. Doughton, politician Walter C. Caudill, .

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Other places with the same name (2)

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