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Welcome to Greensboro ...
The city of Greensboro is located in Guilford County<1> and is the County Seat for Guilford County.
From the Census Estimates for 2019, Greensboro has a population of 296,908 people<2> (see below for details).
Greensboro is 830 feet [253 m] above sea level.<3>.
Time Zone: Greensboro lies in the Eastern Time Zone (EST/EDT) and observes daylight saving time
Greensboro lies within the (336) area code.
The community of Greensboro was established in 1808.
Websites for Greensboro ...
Official Website: www.ci.greensboro.nc.us/
Chamber of Commerce: www.greensboro.org/
Junior League: www.juniorleagueofgreensboro.org/
Population Details ...
Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Greensboro had an population of 296,908 people. This is an increase of 10.1% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 32.61% since the 2000 Census).
At the time of the 2010 Census, Greensboro had a population of 269,666 people (which is 55.21% of the total population of Guilford County). This makes Greensboro the county's most populous community.
The population of Greensboro represents 2.83% of the population of North Carolina (which has 9,535,483 people), making it the state's 3rd most populous community.
With a 2010 count of 269,666 people, the population of Greensboro increased 20.45% from the 2000 Census (with a count of 223,891 people).
More information can be found on the Census Page for Greensboro.
Communities Also Named Greensboro ...
Using our Gazetteer, we found that there are 9 communities that are also named Greensboro - they are located in Alabama, Arkansas, Florida, Georgia, Indiana, Louisiana, Maryland, Pennsylvania and Vermont.
For more information, see our Tidbits & Trivia Page for Greensboro.
Communities near Greensboro ...
We have created a list of 10 communities that are near Greensboro.
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 Greensboro. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Greensboro.
Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Greensboro. 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 Greensboro.
We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Greensboro. Our list includes 78 papers. See our Newspapers Page for Greensboro.
TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Greensboro ...
Looking for more information about Greensboro? 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 Greensboro, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information about those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Page for Greensboro.
Adding Greensboro to Our Gazetteer ...
We originally found mention of Greensboro in both the FIPS-55 and the GNIS. For more information, see the FIPS and GNIS Codes sections on our Miscellaneous Page.
From our notes, the earliest published mention that we've found for Greensboro was the Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide (1895).
We also found Greensboro on a map titled Rand McNally Map of North Carolina (1911).
For more details about the above, see References and Mentions for Greensboro.
Off-the-Road Links ...
The official website for Greensboro: www.ci.greensboro.nc.us/
The official website for Guilford County: www.co.guilford.nc.us/
The official website for State of North Carolina: https://www.nc.gov/
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This page was last modified/updated: 20 Mar 2023