Alleghany County, North Carolina

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Alleghany County, North Carolina
Map of North Carolina highlighting Alleghany County
Location in the state of North Carolina
Map of the USA highlighting North Carolina
North Carolina's location in the U.S.
Founded 1859
Seat Sparta
 - Total
 - Land
 - Water

236 sq mi (611 km²)

1 sq mi (3 km²), 0.37%
 - (2000)
 - Density

47/sq mi (18/km²)

Alleghany County is a county in the U.S. state of North Carolina. In 2000, 10,677 people lived there. Its county seat is Sparta.

History[change | change source]

The county was made in 1859 from the eastern part of Ashe County, North Carolina.

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:

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: