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Welcome to Ossipee ...

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

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

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, Ossipee has a population of 590 people<3> (see below for details).

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

Ossipee is 650 feet [198 m] above sea level.<4>.

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

Ossipee lies within the (336) area code.

Websites for Ossipee ...

Chamber of Commerce:   www.alamancechamber.com/

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

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Ossipee had an population of 590 people. This is an increase of 8.66% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 2.96% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, Ossipee had a population of 543 people. This makes Ossipee the county's 10th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 543 people, the population of Ossipee decreased 10.69% from the 2000 Census (which had a count of 608 people).

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

Communities Also Named Ossipee ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found another community named Ossipee - it's located in New Hampshire.

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

Communities near Ossipee ...

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

  • Greensboro [Guilford County]
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    • Greensboro [Guilford County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<5> to the southwest of Ossipee
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 297,878 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Greensboro
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Greensboro<6>
  • Burlington [Alamance County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Burlington
    • Burlington [Alamance County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<5> to the southeast of Ossipee
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 55,599 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Burlington
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Burlington<6>
  • Mebane [Alamance County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Mebane
    • Mebane [Alamance County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<5> to the east of Ossipee
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 16,732 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Mebane
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Mebane<6>
  • Graham [Alamance County]
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    • Graham [Alamance County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<5> to the southeast of Ossipee
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 15,766 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Graham
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Graham<6>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Reidsville [Rockingham County]
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      • Reidsville [Rockingham County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<5> to the northwest of Ossipee
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 13,993 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Reidsville have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Reidsville
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Reidsville<6>
    • Elon [Alamance County]
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      • Elon [Alamance County] lies 4 miles [6.4 km]<5> to the south of Ossipee
      • 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
    • Gibsonville [Alamance County]
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      • Gibsonville [Alamance County] lies 5 miles [8 km]<5> to the south of Ossipee
      • 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<6>
    • Elon College [Alamance County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Elon College
      • Elon College [Alamance County] lies 4 miles [6.4 km]<5> to the south of Ossipee
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Elon College came from an uncertain source and they still need to be verified:<7>
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Elon College
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Elon College<6>
    • Pleasant Garden [Guilford County]
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      • Pleasant Garden [Guilford County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<5> to the southwest of Ossipee
      • 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>
    • Haw River [Alamance County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Haw River
      • Haw River [Alamance County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<5> to the southeast of Ossipee
      • 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<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 Ossipee. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Ossipee.

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Ossipee ...

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

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About Alamance County

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Off-the-Road Links ...

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Ossipee. 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>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Ossipee.
<4>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Ossipee - 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- Ossipee) 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 Ossipee. 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 OssipeeOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Ossipee. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 36.1683, Longitude: -79.5146       In this case, the coordinates for Ossipee 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.
<7>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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