This is Guilford County, NC.

Wherever it will be, Greensboro is its county seat.

Come to Visit, Come to Stay, Just Come

Guilford County located in the Piedmont region of the state.

The counties that boarder it are: Rockingham, Alamance,

Randolph, Davidson and Forsyth County. Guilford County

was found it 1771 and named after Francis North,1st Earl of Guilford.

Its time to get involved in Guilford County Government

Guilford County is governed by a nine member Board of Commissioners, elected by district and at-large to serve four-year terms. The County Manager is Marty Lawing and General elections are held in November of even number years. In December of each year the Board elects a Chairman and Vice Chairman to serve for the ensuing year. The Commissioners are responsible for adopting the annual budget and establishing the property tax rate. They adopt ordinances that govern issues such as development, noise, and animal control.

There are many things to do in Guilford County!

Do you want to learn or have fun?

Guilford Courthouse National Military Park offers education on the Revolutionary War's Southern Campaign and has a Junior Ranger Program for kids. They also have Greensboro Natural Science Center which is a 12 acre zoo, an aquarium and a hands-on museum plus a theater with 40-foot screen. Guilford County Veterans Memorial is a tribute to the residents who served in the wars and conflicts of the 20th century. If those do not interest you, you can go canoeing or kayaking in Lake Brandt. Guilford County has so many lakes, and rivers the region is a natural draw for water sport lovers.

Want to learn about the city of Greensboro, Guilford County's seat of government?

The City Greensboro is governed by a Council-Manager form of government

The Mayor and three Council members are elected at large and the remaining five Council members are elected from districts. With a total of 8 members and a mayor which is Mayor Nancy Vaughan. Greensboro's elections, are held in odd years and are non-partisan. Each member serves a two year term. Council meetings are held on the first and third Tuesdays beginning at 5:30 pm in the Council Chamber in the Melvin Municipal Office Building, 300 W. Washington St., Greensboro. The City Manager is JIm Westmoreland which is part of the executive department.

Come to the City of Greensboro!