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Mebane is a city in Alamance County, in the Burlington metro area. (The community straddles Alamance and Orange counties; ePodunk links to the county with the greater share of population.)
The community was named for Brig. Gen. Alexander Mebane.
The latitude of Mebane is 36.095N. The longitude is -79.267W.It is in the Eastern Standard time zone. Elevation is 673 feet.
The estimated population, in 2003, was 8,464.
Sections below provide additional information and links about Mebane demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Alamance County economy, education, environment, genealogy, government, historic sites, Greensboro-Winston-Salem area jobs, libraries, maps, museums, newspapers and other media, nonprofit groups, real estate, recreation, religion, transportation, and weather in the 27258 ZIP code.
11% of Mebane residents report German ancestry, and 11% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Mebane ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Mebane was $20,315, compared with $21,587 nationally.
28% of Mebane residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
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Median rent in Mebane, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $503. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $1,043.
Libraries in Mebane include Mebane Public Library ... View libraries
Newspapers in Mebane include Mebane Enterprise
Alamance County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Mebane political report.
The average commute time for Mebane workers is 23 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
Hotels in Mebane include Holiday Inn Express.
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