Guilford County , North Carolina

Guilford County: County in North Carolina, United States of America

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Location of Guilford County on North Carolina map.

About

Guilford County is a county located in the U.S. state of North Carolina. As of the 2010 census, the population was 488,406 and a population density of 287 people per km². After 9 years in 2019 county had an estimated population of 537,174 inhabitants. Its county seat is Greensboro. The county was created 251 years ago in 1769.

Geography

Guilford County is located at 36°4'46"N 79°47'20"W (36.0794500, -79.7890100). It has 5 neighbors: Alamance County, Davidson County, Forsyth County, Rockingham County and Stokes County.

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The largest city of Guilford County is Greensboro with a population of 296,710. Other cities include, High Point population 112,791, Pleasant Garden population 4,932, Sedalia population 684 and Whitsett population 639. See all Guilford County cities & populated places.

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Guilford County Quick Facts

Population : 537,174 (2019)
Country : United States of America
State : North Carolina (United States)
Area : 1703 km2
Water as percent of area : 1.8%
Land as percent of area : 98.2%
Named for : Francis North, 1st Earl of Guilford
Altitude : 807 feet / 246 meters
Capital : Greensboro
Establishment : January 01, 1770
Time Zone : Eastern Time Zone
Local time : 21:59:09 (4th August 2021)
Density : 315 Pop. per km² as of 2019
Population growth : 9.08% (2010-2019)

Guilford County has 5 neighbours.

  • Greensboro

Demographics

The population of Guilford County increased by 9.08% in 9 years.

Year Population % Change Method
2010 488,406 - census
2011 494,953 1.32% estimation process
2012 500,514 1.11% estimation process
2013 506,400 1.16% estimation process
2014 512,233 1.14% estimation process
2015 517,053 0.93% estimation process
2016 524,265 1.38% estimation process
2017 528,243 0.75% estimation process
2018 532,607 0.82% estimation process
2019 537,174 0.85% estimation process

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People born in Guilford County (27)

People born in Guilford County, including wife of the 4th president of the United States, James Madison Dolley Madison, Illinois politician John McLean, Confederate Army general Jeremy Francis Gilmer, you can see a list of people who born in Guilford County.

Guilford County Populated Places

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

City Name Population Title
Greensboro 296,710 City in North Carolina, United States of America
High Point 112,791 City in North Carolina, United States
Summerfield 11,376 Town of the United States
Gibsonville 7,339 Town in Alamance and Guilford county, North Carolina, United States
Oak Ridge 7,049 Town in Guilford County, North Carolina, United States
Stokesdale 5,489 Town in Guilford County, North Carolina, United States
Pleasant Garden 4,932 City in Guilford County, North Carolina, United States of America
Jamestown 4,487 Town in Guilford County, North Carolina, United States
Forest Oaks 3,890 Township in Guilford County, North Carolina
McLeansville 1,021 Township in Guilford County, North Carolina
Sedalia 684 Human settlement in Guilford County, North Carolina, United States of America
Whitsett 639 Human settlement in Guilford County, North Carolina, United States of America

North Carolina Other Counties (more counties)

County Name Population Title
North Carolina 10,488,084 State of the United States of America
Wake County 1,111,761 County in North Carolina, United States
Mecklenburg County 1,110,356 County in North Carolina, United States
Charlotte 885,708 City in and county seat of Mecklenburg County, North Carolina, United States
Raleigh 474,069 Capital of North Carolina
Forsyth County 382,295 County in North Carolina, United States of America
West Raleigh 338,759 City in United States of America
Cumberland County 335,509 County in Maine, United States
Durham County 321,488 County in North Carolina, United States of America
Greensboro 296,710 City in North Carolina, United States of America
Durham 278,993 County seat of Durham County, North Carolina, United States
Buncombe County 261,191 County in North Carolina, United States
Winston-Salem 247,945 City in Forsyth County, North Carolina
Union County 239,859 County in North Carolina, United States
New Hanover County 234,473 County in North Carolina, United States
Gaston County 224,529 County in North Carolina, United States

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