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Alamance County North Carolina

Alamance County

Welcome to the Alamance County Research Guide.

This guide will help you learn more about Alamance County, its cities and communities, provide insight about the people who live and work in Alamance County and call it home, inform you about its rich history, and navigate how Alamance County is moving towards its future with the slogan Pro Bono Publico, "For the Public Good."

County Location

Quick Facts

  • Alamance County has 10 cities and towns, and several unincorporated communities
  • Population: 171,415 (2020); 151,131 (2010)
  • Median Household Income: $59,919
  • Founded in 1849
  • Sales Tax: 6.75%
  • Square Miles: 423.94
  • Largest Employment Sectors: Education/Health Care 25%, Manufacturing 14%, Arts/Entertainment 12%, Retail 12%
  • County Seat: Graham
  • MSA: Burlington