Graham, North Carolina

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Graham is a city in Alamance County, North Carolina, United States. It is part of the Burlington, North Carolina Metropolitan Statistical Area. The current population estimate (2008) is 14,533.[3] It is the county seat of Alamance County.[4]

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History

Graham was laid out in 1849 as the county seat of the newly formed Alamance County, and was incorporated as a town in 1851; it became a city in 1961. It was named for William Alexander Graham, United States Senator from North Carolina (1840–1843) and Governor of North Carolina (1845–1849).

Geography

Graham is located at 36°3′52″N 79°23′53″W / 36.06444°N 79.39806°W / 36.06444; -79.39806 (36.064486, -79.397941).[5]

According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 8.1 square miles (21.1 km²), all of it land.

Education

The local school system is known as the Alamance-Burlington School System, which was created by a merger between the Alamance County School System and the Burlington City School System in 1996.

Local public schools in Graham include:

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