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Greensboro, North Carolina
City
Greensboro skyline
Greensboro skyline
Flag of Greensboro, North Carolina
Flag
Official seal of Greensboro, North Carolina
Seal
Nicknames: 
Tournament Town, Gate City,
The Boro
Location in Guilford County and the state of North Carolina
Location in Guilford County and the state of North Carolina
Greensboro, North Carolina is located in the United States
Greensboro, North Carolina
Greensboro, North Carolina
Location in the contiguous United States
Coordinates: 36°4′48″N 79°49′10″W / 36.08000°N 79.81944°W / 36.08000; -79.81944Coordinates: 36°4′48″N 79°49′10″W / 36.08000°N 79.81944°W / 36.08000; -79.81944[1]
Country  United States
State North Carolina
County Guilford
Established 1808
Named for Major General Nathanael Greene
Government
 • Type City Council
 • Mayor Nancy B. Vaughan (D)
 • City Manager David Parrish
Area
 • City 131.8 sq mi (341.4 km2)
 • Land 126.5 sq mi (327.7 km2)
 • Water 5.3 sq mi (13.7 km2)
Elevation
[1]
897 ft (272 m)
Population
 (2010)[2]
 • City 269,666 (US:68th)
 • Estimate 
(2018)[3]
294,722
 • Urban
311,810 (US: 120th)
 • MSA
723,801
 • CSA
1,599,477
Time zone UTC−5 (EST)
 • Summer (DST) UTC−4 (EDT)
ZIP code
27214, 27282, 27301, 27358, 27401, 27402, 27403, 27404, 27405, 27406, 27407, 27408, 27409, 27410, 27411, 27412, 27413, 27415, 27420, 27412, 27429, 27435, 27438, 27455, 27495, 27497, 27498, 27499
Area code 336
FIPS code 37-28000[1]
GNIS feature ID 1020557[1]
Website www.greensboro-nc.gov