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Alamance County, North Carolina

US county information
NameAlamance County
Mottopro bono publico
StateNorth Carolina
SeatGraham
Largest cityBurlington
US Area
Total Area435 sq mi (1126.7 km2)
Land Area430 sq mi (1113.7 km2)
Water Area5 sq mi (13 km2)
Population151131 (2010)
Density50.6/km2 (131/sq mi)
Named forNative American word to describe the mud in Great Alamance Creek
Congressional district6th
Congressional district13th
Time zoneEastern

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Alamance County is a county located in the U.S. state of North Carolina. It coincides with the Burlington, North Carolina, Metropolitan Statistical Area. Formed in 1849 from Orange County to the east, Alamance County has been the site of significant historical events, textiles, manufacturing, and agriculture in North Carolina.

As of the 2010 census, the population of the county and MSA was 151,131. Its county seat is Graham.


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