By: Noah walker
"Take a glance at Alamance county"
Alamance county is located in North Carolina. It is located in the Piedmont region. Alamance county was founded in 1849. Alamance county is actually named after an native american word.This word means blue mud found at the bottom of the creeks. Alamance is known for having historical battles fought there. Alamance county is ran by a board of conmissioners made up of 5 people. The county manager is Craig. F honeycutt. A natural landmark in Alamance county is cedarock park which has a lot of fun tours to go on. Alamance battleground and children's museum of Alamance are cool places to visit.Some counties that are near Alamance county are Guildford,Orange,carwell and Chatham county. The population of Alamance during the 2010 census was 151,131. Some departments ran in Alamance county are social services,Health care,transportation,animal control and sheriff office.
County seat of Alamance
The county seat of Alamance county is Graham. Graham is classified as a city founded in 1849. The city of Graham was named after William A Graham who was a NC senator.The population of Graham city in the census of 2010 was 14,153.The legislature of Graham is council. There are 5 people in the council including the mayor. The term of office for the council members is 2 years.The city manager is Jerry peterman. The city has art galleries to visit,ice skating rinks,Children's museum of Alamance county and more.