Alexander County, North Carolina

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Alexander County, North Carolina
Brushy Mountains-27527-1.jpg
The Brushy Mountains in Alexander County
Map of North Carolina highlighting Alexander County
Location in the U.S. state of North Carolina
Map of the United States highlighting North Carolina
North Carolina's location in the U.S.
Founded 1847
Named for William Julius Alexander
Seat Taylorsville
Largest town Taylorsville
Area
 • Total 264 sq mi (684 km2)
 • Land 260 sq mi (673 km2)
 • Water 3.7 sq mi (10 km2), 1.4%
Population
 • (2010) 37,198
 • Density 143/sq mi (55/km2)
Congressional district 5th
Time zone Eastern: UTC−5/−4
Website alexandercountync.gov

Alexander County is a county in the U.S. state of North Carolina. In 2000, 33,603 people lived there. Its county seat is Taylorsville.

Government[change | change source]

Alexander County is part of the Western Piedmont Council of Governments.

Connected Counties[change | change source]

These counties are connected to Alexander County:

Cities and Towns[change | change source]

These cities and towns are in Alexander County:

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