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Alamance County, North Carolina


Alamance County Neighborhoods

Alamance County administrative offices are located at 124 West Elm Street, Graham NC 27253; phone: 336-228-1212.

Beginnings [1]

Alamance County was erected in 1848 out of Orange County. It is bounded on the north by Caswell, east by Orange, south by Chatham, and west by Guilford. It derives its name from Alamance Creek, famous in early history for a battle fought on its banks, between Royal Governor of the colony, William Tryon, and the people under Herman Husbands, Rednap Howell, and others.

Its capital is named or the Honorable William A. Graham.

  1. General Assembly of North Carolina, The Legislative Manual and Political Register of the State of North Carolina for the year 1874, Josiah Turner Jr., State Printer and Binder, Raleigh, 1874.