Mebane is a city located mostly in Alamance County, North Carolina, United States, with a part of it in Orange County, North Carolina. The Charles F. and Howard Cates Farm, William Cook House, Cooper School, Cross Roads Presbyterian Church and Cemetery and Stainback Store, Durham Hosiery Mill No. 15, Griffis-Patton House, Thomas Guy House, Hawfields Presbyterian Church, Henderson Scott Farm Historic District, Mebane Commercial Historic District, Old South Mebane Historic District, White Furniture Company, and Woodlawn School are listed on the National Register of Historic Places.
The population density was 1,363 people per square mile. Mebane is home to Hurdle Field. The Alamance County portion is served by the Alamance-Burlington School System, while the Orange County portion is served by Orange County Schools.
The public schools in Mebane include Eastern Alamance High School, Hawfields Middle School, Woodlawn Middle School, Audrey W. Garrett Elementary School, South Mebane Elementary School, and E. M. Yoder Elementary School. Additional public schools serving Mebane residents, all part of the Orange County School System, are Efland Cheeks Elementary School, Gravely Hill Middle School, Stanford Middle School, Orange High School, and Cedar Ridge High School.
Downtown Mebane is home to many high-end home furnishing stores, antique shops, and trendy clothing stores.
Planning and Zoning
The City of Mebane has jurisdiction of Planning and Zoning within its corporate limits, as well as the Extra Territorial Jurisdiction (ETJ). The Planning and Zoning Department is responsible for the maintenance and enforcement of the Zoning Ordinance and Subdivision Ordinance, also responsible for all long range planning, such as the Land Use Plan and Strategic Plan, as well as current planning issues such as rezoning, special use permits, commercial site plan review, and subdivision plats. The Planning Director serves as staff to the Planning Board, which is an advisory Board to the City Council. Questions regarding planning and zoning issues should be directed to the Planning Director in the Planning and Zoning Department.