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The Town of Elon is a growing city and proud of who we are. We are home to Elon University, which was ranked #1 Regional Southern University by US News and World Report for 2019. We are also home to a thriving small business community and strive to be entrepreneur friendly. Our downtown is filled with students, residents, and visitors all partaking of the wonderful flavors of our local restaurants, many of which our locally owned and operated.

Throughout Elon, you can find a wide variety of businesses from large manufacturers like Sonoco and Rego Products to small businesses like Smitty’s Homemade Ice Cream to home based businesses like All She Wrote Notes.  We hope you will consider Elon for your business location.

General Information

The Town of Elon is located in Alamance County in the Piedmont Triad Region of North Carolina. The Town is 5 minutes from Burlington, 30 minutes from Greensboro, and 45 minutes from Raleigh. Elon has easy access to I-40/85 and is within 20 minutes of the Burlington-Alamance Regional Airport and within 45 minutes of Piedmont Triad International Airport.

Population*: 12,183
Area: 4.5 Square Miles
Tax Rate: $0.45 per $100 of valuation
Median Household Income*: $50,521

For more information or inquiries, please contact Kathleen Patterson at 336.586.1009 or by email at kpatterson@ci.elon.nc.us.

To learn more about economic development in the Piedmont Triad Region, visit the Piedmont Triad Regional Development Corporation.