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Granville County, North Carolina
Map of North Carolina highlighting Granville County
Location in the state of North Carolina
Map of the USA highlighting North Carolina
North Carolina's location in the U.S.
Founded 1746
Seat Oxford
 - Total
 - Land
 - Water

537 sq mi (1,391 km²)

5 sq mi (13 km²), 1.02%
 - (2000)
 - Density

91/sq mi (35/km²)

Granville County is a county in the U.S. state of North Carolina. As of 2000, 48,498 people lived there. Its county seat is Oxford.


The county was made in 1746 from Edgecombe County.

In 1752 parts of Granville County, Bladen County, and Johnston County were combined to form Orange County. In 1764 the eastern part of Granville County became Bute County. And in 1881 parts of Granville County, Franklin County, and Warren County were combined to form Vance County.


Granville County is part of the Kerr-Tar Regional Council of Governments.

Bordoring Counties

The counties border, or connect to, Granville County:

Cities and towns

These cities and towns are in Granville County:

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