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 10 years in 2020 county had an estimated population of 540,521 inhabitants. Its county seat is Greensboro. The county was created 251 years ago in 1769.

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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 297,878. Other cities include, High Point population 113,565, Pleasant Garden population 4,990, Sedalia population 689 and Whitsett population 643. See all Guilford County cities & populated places.

Weather

Guilford County forecast: Sunny, with a high near 69. North wind 6 to 9 mph. more

Guilford County Quick Facts

Population : 540,521 (2020)
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 : 20:21:27 (27th October 2021)
Density : 317 Pop. per km² as of 2020
Population growth : 9.64% (2010-2020)
Weather : 69℉ Sunny 7-days weather

Guilford County has 5 neighbours.

  • Greensboro

Demographics

The population of Guilford County increased by 9.64% in 10 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
2020 540,521 0.62% 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.

  • Joseph Gurney Cannon (American politician (1836-1926)) he was born in 07/05/1836
  • Charles Paris (inker) he was born in 25/09/1911
  • Levi Coffin (American educator and abolitionist) he was born in 28/10/1798
  • William Montgomery (American physician and politician from North Carolina) he was born in 29/12/1789
  • Buren Skeen (American racing driver) he was born in 28/09/1936
  • Charles Doak (Basketball and baseball coach) he was born in 07/10/1884
  • John Elwood Bundy (American artist (1853-1933)) he was born in 01/05/1853
  • John Walter Stephens (American politician) he was born in 13/10/1834
  • Marcus Brandon (American politician) he was born in 18/01/1975
  • R. J. Mendenhall (American businessman) he was born in 25/11/1828
  • Solomon Meredith (Union United States Army general) he was born in 29/05/1810
  • David Kirkpatrick (American gridiron football player) he was born in 16/08/1870
  • Calvin Adams (American-football player (1962-)) he was born in 04/01/1962
  • Amos Quick he was born in 14/08/1968
  • Mike Causey (American politician) he was born in 11/09/1950
  • Micajah T. Williams (Democratic politician from Ohio) he was born in 03/06/1792
  • Eleazar Bales (Quaker preacher) he was born in 03/09/1793
  • Jimmy Armstrong (American football cornerback born 1962) he was born in 18/06/1962

Other places with the same name (1)

Guilford County Populated Places

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

City Name Population Title
Greensboro 297,878 City in North Carolina, United States of America
High Point 113,565 City in North Carolina, United States
Summerfield 11,502 Town of the United States
Gibsonville 7,397 Town in Alamance and Guilford county, North Carolina, United States
Oak Ridge 7,126 Town in Guilford County, North Carolina, United States
Stokesdale 5,555 Town in Guilford County, North Carolina, United States
Pleasant Garden 4,990 City in Guilford County, North Carolina, United States of America
Jamestown 4,528 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 689 Human settlement in Guilford County, North Carolina, United States of America
Whitsett 643 Human settlement in Guilford County, North Carolina, United States of America

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County Name Population Title
Wake County 1,132,271 County in North Carolina, United States
Mecklenburg County 1,128,945 County in North Carolina, United States
Charlotte 900,350 City in and county seat of Mecklenburg County, North Carolina, United States
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
Cabarrus County 221,479 County in North Carolina, United States