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Welcome to Asheboro ...

The city of Asheboro is located in Randolph County<1> and is the County Seat for Randolph County.

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

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, Asheboro has a population of 25,871 people<3> (see below for details).

Asheboro was established in 1796.

The community of Asheboro is 840 feet [256 m] above sea level.<4>.

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

Asheboro is located in the (336) area code.

Websites for Asheboro ...

Official Website:   www.ci.asheboro.nc.us/

Chamber of Commerce:   www.chamber.asheboro.com/

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Asheboro had an population of 25,871 people. This is an increase of 3.43% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 19.38% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, Asheboro had a population of 25,012 people (or 17.64% of the total population of Randolph County). This makes Asheboro the county's most populous community.

The population of Asheboro represents 0.26% of the population of North Carolina (which has 9,535,483 people), making it the state's 35th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 25,012 people, the population of Asheboro increased 15.41% from the 2000 Census (with a count of 21,672 people).

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

Adding Asheboro to Our Gazetteer ...

We originally found mention of Asheboro in both the FIPS-55 and the GNIS. For more information, see the FIPS and GNIS Codes sections on our Miscellaneous Page.

In addition, our notes show that the earliest dated mention that we've found for Asheboro was on a map titled Road Map for North Carolina (from Shell Oil, 1956).

For more details about the above, see References and Mentions for Asheboro on our Genealogy Page.

Communities near Asheboro ...

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

  • Archdale [Randolph County]
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    • Archdale [Randolph County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<5> to the northwest of Asheboro
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 11,560 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Archdale
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Archdale<6>
  • Trinity [Randolph County]
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    • Trinity [Randolph County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<5> to the northwest of Asheboro
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 6,639 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Trinity have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Trinity
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Trinity<6>
  • Pleasant Garden [Guilford County]
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    • Pleasant Garden [Guilford County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<5> to the north of Asheboro
    • 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<6>
  • Randleman [Randolph County]
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    • Randleman [Randolph County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<5> to the north of Asheboro
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 4,137 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Randleman
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Randleman<6>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Liberty [Randolph County]
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      • Liberty [Randolph County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<5> to the northeast of Asheboro
      • 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<6>
    • Denton [Davidson County]
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      • Denton [Davidson County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<5> to the west of Asheboro
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,700 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Denton have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Denton
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Denton<6>
    • Ramseur [Randolph County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Ramseur
      • Ramseur [Randolph County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<5> to the east of Asheboro
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,690 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Ramseur
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Ramseur<6>
    • Franklinville [Randolph County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Franklinville
      • Franklinville [Randolph County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<5> to the northeast of Asheboro
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,213 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Franklinville
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Franklinville<6>
    • Star [Montgomery County]
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      • Star [Montgomery County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<5> to the south of Asheboro
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 849 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Star have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Star
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Star<6>
    • Staley [Randolph County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Staley
      • Staley [Randolph County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<5> to the northeast of Asheboro
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 401 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Staley have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Staley
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Staley<6>

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 Asheboro. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Asheboro.

Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Asheboro. 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 Asheboro.

We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Asheboro. Our list includes 16 papers. See our Newspapers Page for Asheboro.

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Asheboro ...

Looking for more information about Asheboro? 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.

In addition to the Tourism page for Asheboro, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information about those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Page for Asheboro.

Other Roadside Stops ...

Communities in North Carolina

About Randolph County

About North Carolina

Off-the-Road Links ...

The official website for Asheboro: www.ci.asheboro.nc.us/

The official website for Randolph County: www.co.randolph.nc.us/

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 Randolph, 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>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Asheboro.
<4>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Asheboro - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<5>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' (or point-to-point) distance. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Asheboro) 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 Asheboro. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from AsheboroOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Asheboro. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 35.6829, Longitude: -79.8160       In this case, the coordinates for Asheboro have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).
<6>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.






















 

 

 

 

 


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