Graham is the county seat of Alamance County, which has an estimated population of 153,291 (2011 ACS). It shares borders with the City of Burlington (pop. 50,925) and the Town of Haw River (pop. 2,012). Today, Graham is a city with approximately 14,500 residents living in an area of nearly 10 square miles. The City also has zoning authority in its extraterritorial jurisdiction (ETJ) which covers approximately 7.2 square miles. Below you can read more about Graham, explore the county and take a look at our higher education institutions.