Place:Elon College, Alamance, North Carolina, United States


NameElon College
Coordinates36.097°N 79.512°W
Located inAlamance, North Carolina, United States
Contained Places
Magnolia Cemetery
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Elon (formerly known as Elon College) is a town in Alamance County, North Carolina, United States. It is part of the Burlington, North Carolina Metropolitan Statistical Area. The population as of the 2010 census was 9,419. The town of Elon is home to Elon University. The town was called "Elon College" until the college known as Elon College became Elon University. The town then changed its name officially to Elon.

The economy of the town of Elon is largely dominated by the adjacent Elon University.
Downtown Elon is home to the three-story, 24,000-square-foot, Elon Town Center, managed by Elon University.

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