Mebane, North Carolina

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Mebane /ˈmɛbən/ is a city located mostly in Alamance County, North Carolina, United States, and partly in Orange County, North Carolina. The town was named for Alexander Mebane, an American Revolutionary War general and member of the U.S. Congress.[1]

It was made as "Mebanesville" in 1881, and in 1883 the name was changed to "Mebane". It was named as a city in 1987.[2] The population as of the 2010 census was 11,393.[3]

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  1. Gannett, Henry (1905). The Origin of Certain Place Names in the United States. U.S. Government Printing Office. p. 204.
  2. "The History of the City of Mebane". City of Mebane. Retrieved 4 January 2012.
  3. "Profile of General Population and Housing Characteristics: 2010 Demographic Profile Data (DP-1): Mebane city, North Carolina". U.S. Census Bureau, American Factfinder. Retrieved July 30, 2012.

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