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Welcome to Swepsonville ...

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

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

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, Swepsonville has a population of 1,379 people<3> (see below for details).

Swepsonville is 550 feet [168 m] above sea level.<4>.

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

Swepsonville is within the boundaries of the (336) area code.

Websites for Swepsonville ...

Chamber of Commerce:   www.alamancechamber.com/

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

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Swepsonville had an population of 1,379 people. This is an increase of 19.5% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 49.57% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, Swepsonville had a population of 1,154 people. This makes Swepsonville the county's 8th most populous community.

The population of Swepsonville represents 0.01% of the total population of North Carolina (which has 9,535,483 people), making it the state's 319th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 1,154 people, the population of Swepsonville increased 25.16% from the 2000 Census (which had a count of 922 people).

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

Adding Swepsonville to Our Gazetteer ...

We originally found mention of Swepsonville 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 Swepsonville was in the Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide (1895).

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

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

Communities near Swepsonville ...

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

  • Chapel Hill [Orange County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Chapel Hill
    • Chapel Hill [Orange County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<5> to the southeast of Swepsonville
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 63,705 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Chapel Hill
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Chapel Hill<6>
  • Burlington [Alamance County]
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    • Burlington [Alamance County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<5> to the northwest of Swepsonville
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 55,599 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Burlington
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Burlington<6>
  • Carrboro [Orange County]
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    • Carrboro [Orange County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<5> to the southeast of Swepsonville
    • 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<6>
  • Mebane [Alamance County]
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    • Mebane [Alamance County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<5> to the northeast of Swepsonville
    • 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<6>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Elon [Alamance County]
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      • Elon [Alamance County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<5> to the northwest of Swepsonville
      • 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 11 miles [17.7 km]<5> to the northwest of Swepsonville
      • 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>
    • Hillsborough [Orange County]
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      • Hillsborough [Orange County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<5> to the east of Swepsonville
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 7,226 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Hillsborough
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Hillsborough<6>
    • Elon College [Alamance County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Elon College
      • Elon College [Alamance County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<5> to the northwest of Swepsonville
      • 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>
    • Liberty [Randolph County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Liberty
      • Liberty [Randolph County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<5> to the southwest of Swepsonville
      • 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>
    • Haw River [Alamance County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Haw River
      • Haw River [Alamance County] lies 4 miles [6.4 km]<5> to the north of Swepsonville
      • 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 Swepsonville. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Swepsonville.

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Swepsonville ...

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

Cities, Towns and Villages of North Carolina

About Alamance County

About North Carolina

Off-the-Road Links ...

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Swepsonville. 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 Swepsonville.
<4>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Swepsonville - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<5>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- Swepsonville) 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 Swepsonville. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from SwepsonvilleOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Swepsonville. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 36.0286, Longitude: -79.3575       In this case, the coordinates for Swepsonville 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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