Welcome to the County of Guilford

Home to the city of Greensboro

Guilford County Government

Our current commissioners on our board are

Linda O. Shaw

Bill Bencini

Alan Branson

Kay Cashion

Carolyn Q. Coleman

Bruce E. Davis

Hank Henning

Jeff Phillips

Ray Trapp

As you can see we have 9 members on our board of commissions

Our County manager is Marty Lawing

Our Colleges

The city of Greensboro and the county of Guiliford have many colleges. The universities and colleges in Greensboro consist of Bennett College, Elon University School of Law, Greensboro College, Guilford College, North Carolina Agricultural and Technical State University, University of North Carolina at Greensboro, and Carolina Graduate School of Divinity. Greensboro and the surrounding county is served by Guilford Technical Community College.

Guilford county

Fun Facts
  • Our total population is around 488,500
  • Our county is part of the triad metropolitan of NC
  • We have two county courts making us one of the only counties in NC to have two court systems
  • Our county got our name from Francis North 1st Earl of Greensboro
  • Our County was founded in December 5, 1770
  • Our county seat is in Greensboro

Landmarks and tourist attractions


We have two beautiful rivers of the Haw and the Deep.

Tourist attractions

We have the city of Greensboro that many tourists flock too.

We have beautiful colleges

We have the Woolworth that the three college students had the sit in for civil rights

Our Neighbors

What we are known for

We are known for our largest dwelling of Greensboro. You can come shop in our markets and for our important local businesses. We have many colleges that can be visited.