Alexander County, North Carolina

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Alexander County, North Carolina
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The Brushy Mountains in Alexander County
Location within North Carolina
Location within North Carolina
Map of the United States highlighting North Carolina
North Carolina's location within the U.S.
Founded1847
Named forWilliam Julius Alexander
SeatTaylorsville
Largest townTaylorsville
Area
 • Total264 sq mi (684 km2)
 • Land260 sq mi (673 km2)
 • Water3.7 sq mi (10 km2), 1.4%
Population
 • (2010)37,198
 • Density143/sq mi (55/km2)
Congressional district5th
Time zoneEastern: UTC−5/−4
Websitealexandercountync.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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