History

Founded in 1849, Alamance County is located in the Piedmont region of North Carolina, about midway between the Atlantic Coast and the Blue Ridge Mountains. Close to 140,000 people live here, divided among small cities, towns, and rural areas. The County’s thriving economy is home to nearly 300 companies involved in a diverse range of industries, from furniture and food products to textiles and technology. As a place to live and do business, Alamance County has a winning combination of assets — a positive attitude toward economic growth and a deep-seated commitment to quality of life. Residents enjoy a relaxed lifestyle coupled with easy access to the amenities of two major metropolitan areas.
For detailed information about the history of Alamance County, please visit the Alamance County, NC website.