Alamance County is located in the heart of North Carolina, an area known as the PiedmMore Community Resourcesont, which extends from Raleigh to Charlotte. Our area joins two major metropolitan areas: the Triad (Greensboro, High Point and Winston-Salem) and the Triangle (Raleigh, Durham and Chapel Hill). Two major interstates and an excellent state highway network puts any city in the Piedmont within an hour's drive for county residents.


Alamance County ...... 135,453     Burlington ........ 42,000
Graham (county seat) ...... 12,833

Year Formed: 1849

428 square miles

656 feet above sea level

Sales & Use tax: 7%
Local Lodging tax: 3%

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

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.
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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.*


Month High Low Average
January 55.26 33.26 44.26
February 54.43 33.11 43.27
March 58.58 34.00 46.29
April 72.23 48.40 60.32
May 77.90 55.68 66.79
June 83.40 64.10 73.75
July 89.42 70.19 79.81
August 90.66 68.40 79.53
September 80.27 59.07 69.67
October 69.26 48.00 58.63
November 67.53 42.20 54.87
December 54.26 31.94 43.10

*Information provided by the Alamance County Area Chamber of Commerce, the Burlington/Alamance County Convention and Visitors' Bureau and the State Climate Office of North Carolina at NC State University.

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