Cities in Alexander County, North Carolina by Population (2024)

There are 19 cities in Alexander County, North Carolina.

Note: As defined by the US Census Bureau, a city's official boundaries often extend miles beyond the city itself and may even cross county lines. As such, several thousand US cities officially exist in two or more counties (and therefore appear on multiple counties' lists of cities.)

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2024 Population
2020 Census
Annual Change
Density (mi²)
Area (mi²)
Hickory1North Carolina44,61243,5560.6%1,39931.89
Statesville2North Carolina30,77728,5851.81%1,11527.61
Lenoir3North Carolina18,16018,350-0.26%87220.82
St. Stephens4North Carolina9,9509,2981.67%1,0939.10
Conover5North Carolina8,7038,4390.76%76211.42
Long View6North Carolina5,2485,0960.73%1,3044.02
Sawmills7North Carolina5,0125,026-0.06%7586.61
Granite Falls8North Carolina4,9194,933-0.06%9964.94
Bethlehem9North Carolina3,8783,9592.51%5097.63
Cajah's Mountain10North Carolina2,6902,708-0.15%7943.39
Taylorsville11North Carolina2,2772,319-0.44%9502.40
Hildebran12North Carolina1,6811,6790.06%5942.83
Northlakes13North Carolina1,4521,3042.61%9731.49
Stony Point14North Carolina1,4421,546-1.77%4842.98
Rutherford College15North Carolina1,2171,2170%5302.30
Rhodhiss16North Carolina983987-0.1%8271.19
Hiddenite17North Carolina3432953.62%2161.59
Love Valley18North Carolina1701562.41%1661.02
Moravian Falls19North Carolina792,074-85.66%155.12

Note: City markers shown outside the county boundary mean that a part of the city extends into this county, but is primarily located in an adjacent county.

What is the largest city in Alexander County, North Carolina?

Hickory is the largest city in Alexander County.

What is the smallest city in Alexander County, North Carolina?

Moravian Falls is the smallest city in Alexander County.

How many cities are in Alexander County?

There are 19 cities in Alexander County, North Carolina.

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