Alleghany County, North Carolina
North Carolina's location within the U.S.
|Named for||Alleghany Mountains|
|• Total||237 sq mi (610 km2)|
|• Land||235 sq mi (610 km2)|
|• Water||1.5 sq mi (4 km2) 0.6%%|
|• Density||47/sq mi (18/km2)|
|Time zone||UTC−5 (Eastern)|
|• Summer (DST)||UTC−4 (EDT)|
History[change | change source]
Government[change | change source]
Alleghany County is part of the High Country Council of Governments.
Weather[change | change source]
Since it is in the mountains, Alleghany County has cooler summers than most other places in North Carolina. The temperature usually does not go above 85 °F in the summer. But in the winter the temperature is colder than most places in North Carolina.
Adjacent Counties[change | change source]
These counties are connected to Alleghany County:
- Grayson County, Virginia - north
- Surry County, North Carolina - east
- Wilkes County, North Carolina - south
- Ashe County, North Carolina - west
Important Roads[change | change source]
These are the biggest roads in Alleghany County:
Cities and Towns[change | change source]
These cities and towns are in Alleghany County: