Granville County, North Carolina

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Granville County, North Carolina
Map
Map of North Carolina highlighting Granville County
Location in the state of North Carolina
Map of the USA highlighting North Carolina
North Carolina's location in the U.S.
Statistics
Founded 1746
Seat Oxford
Area
 - Total
 - Land
 - Water

537 sq mi (1,391 km²)

5 sq mi (13 km²), 1.02%
Population
 - (2000)
 - Density

48,498
91/sq mi (35/km²)
Website: www.granvillecounty.org

Granville County is a county in the U.S. state of North Carolina. As of 2000, 48,498 people lived there. Its county seat is Oxford.

History[change | change source]

The county was made in 1746 from Edgecombe County.

In 1752 parts of Granville County, Bladen County, and Johnston County were combined to form Orange County. In 1764 the eastern part of Granville County became Bute County. And in 1881 parts of Granville County, Franklin County, and Warren County were combined to form Vance County.

Government[change | change source]

Granville County is part of the Kerr-Tar Regional Council of Governments.

Bordoring Counties[change | change source]

The counties border, or connect to, Granville County:

Cities and towns[change | change source]

These cities and towns are in Granville County:

Other websites[change | change source]