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Welcome to Elon College ...

The town of Elon College is located in Alamance County<1>.

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

The telephone area code for Elon College: (336)

Adding Elon College to Our Gazetteer ...

We originally found mention of Elon College in the FIPS-55 file. For more information, see the Referenced FIPS Codes section on our Miscellaneous Page.

In addition, our notes show that the earliest dated mention that we've found for Elon College was in the Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide (1895).

We also found Elon College on a map titled Rand McNally Map of North Carolina (1911).

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

Communities near Elon College ...

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

  • Greensboro [Guilford County]
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    • Greensboro [Guilford County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<2> to the west of Elon College
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 297,878 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Greensboro
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Greensboro<3>
  • Burlington [Alamance County]
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    • Burlington [Alamance County] lies 4 miles [6.4 km]<2> to the east of Elon College
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 55,599 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Burlington
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Burlington<3>
  • Mebane [Alamance County]
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    • Mebane [Alamance County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<2> to the east of Elon College
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 16,732 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Mebane have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Mebane
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Mebane<3>
  • Graham [Alamance County]
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    • Graham [Alamance County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<2> to the east of Elon College
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 15,766 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Graham
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Graham<3>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Reidsville [Rockingham County]
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      • Reidsville [Rockingham County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<2> to the northwest of Elon College
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 13,993 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Reidsville have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Reidsville<3>
    • Pleasant Garden [Guilford County]
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      • Pleasant Garden [Guilford County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<2> to the southwest of Elon College
      • 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.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Pleasant Garden
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Pleasant Garden<3>
    • Liberty [Randolph County]
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      • Liberty [Randolph County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<2> to the south of Elon College
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 2,671 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Liberty have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Liberty
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Liberty<3>
    • Haw River [Alamance County]
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      • Haw River [Alamance County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<2> to the east of Elon College
      • 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.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Haw River
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Haw River<3>
    • Green Level [Alamance County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Green Level
      • Green Level [Alamance County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<2> to the east of Elon College
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 2,341 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Green Level have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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    • Swepsonville [Alamance County]
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      • Swepsonville [Alamance County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<2> to the southeast of Elon College
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,386 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Swepsonville have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Swepsonville

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

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Elon College ...

Looking for more information about Elon College? 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 Elon College, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information about those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Page for Elon College.

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Off-the-Road Links ...

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Elon College. 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>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' (or 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- Elon College) to Point B.If you need the driving distance, we recommend that you use one of the Mapping Services listed on our Map Page for Elon College. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Elon CollegeOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Elon College. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 36.0971, Longitude: -79.5121       In this case, the coordinates for Elon College have been taken from the 2010 Census.
<3>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.
<4>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.






















 

 

 

 

 


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