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Welcome to Alamance ...

The village of Alamance is located in Alamance County<1>.

The location of Alamance has been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (ie- the GNIS).<2>

The pronunciation of Alamance: AL-a-mance<3>

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, Alamance has a population of 1,041 people<4> (see below for details).

We don't have a date for the establishment of Alamance.

Alamance is 580 feet [177 m] above sea level.<5>.

Time Zone: Alamance lies in the Eastern Time Zone (EST/EDT) and observes daylight saving time

Alamance lies within the (336) area code.

Websites for Alamance ...

Chamber of Commerce:   www.alamancechamber.com/

Although we don't have any websites that are specific to Alamance, the following might be of interest:

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Alamance had an population of 1,041 people. This is an increase of 9.46% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 235.81% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, Alamance had a population of 951 people. This makes Alamance the county's 9th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 951 people, the population of Alamance increased 206.77% from the 2000 Census (with a count of 310 people).

More information can be found on the Census Page for Alamance.

Communities near Alamance ...

We have created a list of 10 communities that are near Alamance.

  • Greensboro [Guilford County]
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    • Greensboro [Guilford County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<6> to the west of Alamance
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 297,878 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Greensboro
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Greensboro<7>
  • Burlington [Alamance County]
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    • Burlington [Alamance County] lies 5 miles [8 km]<6> to the northeast of Alamance
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 55,599 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Burlington
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Burlington<7>
  • Mebane [Alamance County]
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    • Mebane [Alamance County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<6> to the east of Alamance
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 16,732 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Mebane have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Mebane
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Mebane<7>
  • Graham [Alamance County]
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    • Graham [Alamance County] lies 5 miles [8 km]<6> to the northeast of Alamance
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 15,766 people
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Graham<7>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Elon [Alamance County]
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      • Elon [Alamance County] lies 4 miles [6.4 km]<6> to the north of Alamance
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 12,186 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Elon have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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    • Gibsonville [Alamance County]
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      • Gibsonville [Alamance County] lies 5 miles [8 km]<6> to the northwest of Alamance
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 7,397 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Gibsonville have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Gibsonville
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Gibsonville<7>
    • Elon College [Alamance County]
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      • Elon College [Alamance County] lies 4 miles [6.4 km]<6> to the north of Alamance
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Elon College came from an uncertain source and they still need to be verified:<8>
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Elon College
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Elon College<7>
    • Pleasant Garden [Guilford County]
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      • Pleasant Garden [Guilford County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<6> to the west of Alamance
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 4,990 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Pleasant Garden have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Pleasant Garden
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Pleasant Garden<7>
    • Liberty [Randolph County]
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      • Liberty [Randolph County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<6> to the south of Alamance
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 2,671 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Liberty have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Liberty
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Liberty<7>
    • Haw River [Alamance County]
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      • Haw River [Alamance County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<6> to the northeast of Alamance
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 2,532 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Haw River have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Haw River
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Haw River<7>

To Help With Your Genealogy Research ...

We have a couple of sections for those tracing their genealogy.

We created a list of cemeteries that are in the area around Alamance. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Alamance.

Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Alamance. Our list includes information such as whether the 1895 community had a post office or railroad service. See our List of 1890's Communities around Alamance.

We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Alamance. See our Newspapers Page for Alamance.

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Alamance ...

Looking for more information about Alamance? A wonderful source is the TripAdvisor website. We always start with the TripAdvisor Tourism page, where you can read an overview with links that will help you find lodging, restaurants and attractions.

While we are unaware of a Tourism page that is specific to Alamance, there are neighboring communities that do have Tourism pages. A map of those communities can be found with our TripAdvisor Page for Alamance.

Other Roadside Stops ...

The Communities of North Carolina

About Alamance County

About North Carolina

Off-the-Road Links ...

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Alamance. If you can help, please contact us through our Feedback Page.

The official website for Alamance County: www.alamance-nc.com/

The official website for State of North Carolina: https://www.nc.gov/

Footnotes ...

<1>If you're interested in how the shape of North Carolina's counties, including Alamance, have changed over time, we recommend the Atlas of Historical County Boundaries.
<2>The location has been supplied by the Geographic Names Information System - which is maintained by the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS). While these values should be definitive, we have found that accuracy can vary and you should double-check the location if accuracy is required.
<3>The pronunciation we've provided is our attempt to give a phonetic pronunciation for Alamance. While it might not be exactly right, hopefully it will be close. If we have it wrong or there's a better way to pronounce the name, please contact us through our Feedback Page.
<4>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Alamance.
<5>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Alamance - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<6>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'point-to-point' distance. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Alamance) to Point B.If you need the driving distance (or directions), we recommend that you use one of the Mapping Services listed on our Map Page for Alamance. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from AlamanceOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Alamance. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 36.0286, Longitude: -79.4894       In this case, the coordinates for Alamance have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).
<7>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.
<8>If we have found a location and have questions about the accuracy of our information, we will simply say that the marker is 'in the vicinity'. We are not confident about the location and the position of our marker is only a rough guide. If we have too many doubts about the location, we will not include it in our database.






















 

 

 

 

 


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