Mebane was founded in 1881 and is considered one of the fastest growing municipalities in North Carolina. Mebane straddles the Research Triangle and Piedmont Triad Regions of North Carolina and offers the perfect blend of suburban life and country livin'. 

Mebane has a population of 14,426 and according to, it is considered one of the Best Suburbs for Young Professionals in North Carolina thanks to its walk-able downtown area, many parks, shopping and restaurants, as well as it's location. To hear from residents about "Life in Mebane" visit

Mebane is not just a great place to live, due to it's location, it's a perfect place to work or start a business. According to the Alamance Chamber of Commerce, "Alamance County is centrally located in North Carolina, linking the Research Triangle and the Piedmont Triad metro regions. This location, combined with an excellent transportation infrastructure and business-friendly atmosphere, creates exceptional opportunities for expanding and relocating companies." For more on Mebane's Economic Development visit their website.

Positively Charming

Mebane's downtown historic district, located on Clay Street and Center Street, is a charming little walk-able community filled with shops, antique stores, restaurants, boutiques, bars and more. Visit their Facebook Page to learn more about what's going on in Downtown Mebane.

Arts and Entertainment

Mebane's big annual event, The Dogwood Festival is held every April and begins with a 5K Charity race and offers plenty of local vendors, music, food and family fun. Other big events include Sunfest, AutumnFest, Chili Cook-off, and more. Visit Destination Downtown Mebane for more event information.

The Mebane Train Display is open to the public once a month and offers 7 running trains to watch along with hundreds of others on display. Enough to make any model train collector jealous. The Mebane Historical Museum offer a variety of monthly programs and exhibits. 

Food and Shopping

Downtown Mebane offers many options for dining and entertainment, as well as shopping. The Mebane Downtown Table which offers local foodies a unique food experience and voted most romantic place to dine in town. Martinho’s Bakery & Deli is famous for their cheesecake. Iron Gate Vineyards & Winery offers tours all Spring and Summer and you don't want to miss Dick & Jane’s Martini & Tapas Bar where you'll find great food, great friends, great fellowship and AWESOME martinis! 

Looking for a bargain? Tanger Outlet offers more then 50 brand name outlet stores to shop, as well as restaurants and more.

Health and Wellness

Mebane is home to the Lakulish Yoga and Health Retreat where you can take a yoga class, learn to be a yoga instructor or sign up for one of their workshops. 

If Yoga isn't your thing, perhaps you'll be more interested in climbing a tree. That's right, Piedmont Tree Climbing seeks to "introduce people to tree climbing as a way to appreciate nature, grow in confidence, get fresh air and exercise, and meet other neat people who love the outdoors." You can schedule a group outing, private lessons or attend an upcoming tree climbing event. 

Local parks include Holt Street Park and Lake Michael Park, a beautiful 59-acre lake and 200 acre park with nature trails, picnic areas, restroom facilities, paddle boat and john boat rentals, as well as pontoon boat rides around the lake, sand volleyball, special areas for tots, three large covered shelters and one small covered shelter. Visit Mebane Parks and Rec for more info.

If you're looking for small town living just a few minutes away from 3 cities and plenty of opportunity, then Mebane is for you. Contact us to set up an appointment.

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Updated: 18th August, 2019 12:30 AM.