• Newcomer's Relocation Guide

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    New to Alamance County?

    Are you looking to relocate to our area? Our Newcomer’s Guide has everything you need to know from local schools, gas/electric companies, and area history/culture! Alamance County is the perfect locale for commuters with easy access to I-85/40 into Raleigh or Greensboro. Our quiet community gives a great small town feel with all the great amenities of a big city! Check out our Guide for more information, or better yet, pay us a visit!

  • Business/Industry

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    For more than 150 years, many companies have found success in Alamance County.  The benefits of the Haw River and North Carolina Railroad led to the development of the textile industry.  Now more than 5,000 businesses and approximately 300 diverse industries in manufacturing, services, and distribution call Alamance County home.  The county’s accessible location in North Carolina and the eastern United States makes it a community of choice.

    If you are interested in relocating or expanding your company here, you can contact with the Alamance County Area Chamber of Commerce’s Economic Development division for assistance at 336-228-1338.  View a list of the major employers, international firms, company headquarters, and other relevant documents for companies operating in the area by visiting the Economic Development website at www.choosealamance.com.

  • Employment by Industry

    Alamance County

    Employment

    % of Total

         

    Manufacturing

    8,500

    15%

    Trade, Transportation, and Utilities

     12,400

    21%

    Information

    500

    1%

    Financial Activities

    1,900

    3%

    Professional and Business Services

    4,900

    8%

    Education and Health Services

    13,100

    22%

    Leisure and Hospitality Services

    7,800

    13%

    Other Services

    2,200

    4%

    Government

    7,100

    12%




  • Alamance County 2014 Employment By Industry


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  • Alamance County Major Employers

    Rank

    Company

    City

    Employees

    1

    Alamance-Burlington School System

    Burlington

    3,329

    2

    Laboratory Corp of America

    Burlington

    2,500

    3

    Alamance Regional Medical Center

    Burlington

    2,240

    4

    Elon University

    Elon

    1,403

    5

    Wal-Mart Stores Inc. (3 Locations)

            Burlington

    1,000

    6

    Alamance County

            Graham 956

    7

    City of Burlington

    Burlington

    806

    8

    GKN Driveline North America

    Mebane

    800

    9

    Alamance Community College

            Graham

    652

    10

    Honda Power Equipment Mfg

            Swepsonville 600

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