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Welcome to Granite Village ...

Granite Village is located in Alamance County<1>.

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

A typical abbreviation for Granite Village: Granite Vlg. (in Canada, 'Vlge.' is the more common abbreviation.)

Granite Village is 520 feet [158 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

Granite Village lies within the (336) area code.

Communities Also Named Granite Village ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found another community named Granite Village - it's located in Nova Scotia.

For more information, see our Tidbits & Trivia Page for Granite Village.

Communities near Granite Village ...

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

  • Burlington [Alamance County]
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    • Burlington [Alamance County] lies 3 miles [4.8 km]<4> to the west of Granite Village
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 55,599 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Burlington
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Burlington<5>
  • Carrboro [Orange County]
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    • Carrboro [Orange County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<4> to the southeast of Granite Village
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 21,239 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Carrboro have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Carrboro
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Carrboro<5>
  • Mebane [Alamance County]
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    • Mebane [Alamance County] lies 5 miles [8 km]<4> to the east of Granite Village
    • 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<5>
  • Elon [Alamance County]
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    • Elon [Alamance County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<4> to the west of Granite Village
    • 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.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Elon
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Gibsonville [Alamance County]
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      • Gibsonville [Alamance County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<4> to the west of Granite Village
      • 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<5>
    • Hillsborough [Orange County]
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      • Hillsborough [Orange County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<4> to the east of Granite Village
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 7,226 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Hillsborough
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Hillsborough<5>
    • Elon College [Alamance County]
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      • Elon College [Alamance County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<4> to the west of Granite Village
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Elon College came from an uncertain source and they still need to be verified:<6>
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Elon College
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Elon College<5>
    • Liberty [Randolph County]
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      • Liberty [Randolph County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<4> to the southwest of Granite Village
      • 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<5>
    • Swepsonville [Alamance County]
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      • Swepsonville [Alamance County] lies 4 miles [6.4 km]<4> to the south of Granite Village
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,386 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Swepsonville have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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    • Alamance [Alamance County]
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      • Alamance [Alamance County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<4> to the southwest of Granite Village
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,047 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Alamance have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Alamance

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

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Granite Village ...

Looking for more information about Granite Village? 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 Granite Village, there are neighboring communities that do have Tourism pages. A map of those communities can be found with our TripAdvisor Page for Granite Village.

Other Roadside Stops ...

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About Alamance County

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Off-the-Road Links ...

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Granite Village. 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 elevation is an estimate for the area around Granite Village - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<4>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a '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- Granite Village) 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 Granite Village. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Granite VillageOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Granite Village. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 36.0910, Longitude: -79.3742       In this case, the coordinates for Granite Village have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).
<5>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.
<6>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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