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Efland, North Carolina

Efland is a census-designated place in Orange County, North Carolina, United States. As of the 2010 census it had a population of 734.[1]

Efland, North Carolina
Efland, North Carolina is located in North Carolina
Efland, North Carolina
Efland, North Carolina
Location within the state of North Carolina
Coordinates: 36°4′52″N 79°10′17″W / 36.08111°N 79.17139°W / 36.08111; -79.17139Coordinates: 36°4′52″N 79°10′17″W / 36.08111°N 79.17139°W / 36.08111; -79.17139
CountryUnited States
StateNorth Carolina
CountyOrange
Area
 • Total1.8 sq mi (4.7 km2)
 • Land1.8 sq mi (4.7 km2)
 • Water0.0 sq mi (0.0 km2)
Population
 (2010)
 • Total734
 • Density400/sq mi (160/km2)
Time zoneUTC-5 (Eastern (EST))
 • Summer (DST)UTC-4 (EDT)

Efland is located along U.S. Route 70, 3 miles (5 km) west of Hillsborough, the Orange County seat, and 5 miles (8 km) east of Mebane. It is served by exit 160 from Interstate 85. The original name of the Efland community was Green Springs.

Efland Ruritan Club hosts most of the CDP's activities, including an annual rodeo and the 4th of July and Christmas parades. The club was charted on December 7, 1981 and Ben Lloyd (former County Commissioner and Farmer) was its first president. [2][3]

Efland has two schools, Efland-Cheeks Elementary School and Gravelly Hill Middle School. Located next to Gravelly Hill MS on West Ten Road is an Orange County soccer facility. The Soccer.Com Center offers 5 full size soccer fields, 1 practice soccer field, a walking track, a concession building and restroom facilities. [4]

The David Faucette House was listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 1999.[5]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Profile of General Population and Housing Characteristics: 2010 Demographic Profile Data (DP-1): Efland CDP, North Carolina". U.S. Census Bureau, American Factfinder. Archived from the original on September 11, 2013. Retrieved July 30, 2012.
  2. ^ "History". Efland Ruritan Club. Retrieved 2018-01-31.
  3. ^ "Ben Lloyd honored with Order of Long Leaf Pine". News of Orange. Retrieved 2018-01-31.
  4. ^ "Soccer Com Center". www.orangecountync.gov. Retrieved 2018-01-31.
  5. ^ "National Register Information System". National Register of Historic Places. National Park Service. July 9, 2010.

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