Facts


Listed below are some quick facts about Alamance County and surrounding areas.
Population:

Alamance County 154,378
Burlington 51,510
Graham (county seat) 14,280


Year Formed:
1849
Area: 428 square miles
Elevation: 656 feet above sea level

Taxes:

Sales & Use Tax 6.75%
Local Lodging Tax 3%

 

Municipalities:
9 in the county; cities and towns are Burlington, Graham, Mebane, Town of Elon, Haw River, Village of Alamance, Green Level, Gibsonville and Swepsonville.

Accessibility:
Interstates 85 and 40 makes the county accessible from the north, south, east
and west. Only 35 minutes from the Piedmont Triad International Airport (in Greensboro) and 45 minutes away from Raleigh/Durham International Airport. 

Climate:
Located in the Sunbelt, visitors can enjoy a mild year-round climate with four seasonal changes. Average rainfall is approximately 45 inches. Average annual frozen precipitation is 4.0 inches.