Alexander County, North Carolina

county in North Carolina, United States

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.

Alexander County
The Brushy Mountains in Alexander County
The Brushy Mountains in Alexander County
Map of North Carolina highlighting Alexander County
Location within the U.S. state of North Carolina
Map of the United States highlighting North Carolina
North Carolina's location within the U.S.
Coordinates: 35°55′N 81°11′W / 35.92°N 81.18°W / 35.92; -81.18
Country United States
State North Carolina
Named forWilliam Julius Alexander
Largest townTaylorsville
 • Total264 sq mi (680 km2)
 • Land260 sq mi (700 km2)
 • Water3.7 sq mi (10 km2)  1.4%
 • Total37,198
 • Density143/sq mi (55/km2)
Time zoneUTC−5 (Eastern)
 • Summer (DST)UTC−4 (EDT)
Congressional district5th

Government Edit

Alexander County is part of the Western Piedmont Council of Governments.

Connected Counties Edit

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Cities and Towns Edit

These cities and towns are in Alexander County:

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