36.0959° N, 79.2666° W


Welcome to Mebane

A quiet community with a revitalized downtown district
Mebane is a historic small town community in Orange and Alamance Counties. This peaceful and quiet town features a rural environment home to residents wanting to retire and to young families looking to set down roots.
Mebane is a cozy town with plenty of amenities for residents to enjoy. Many of these amenities accentuate the natural environment found throughout the community. Because of this, Mebane is often regarded as a haven for outdoor lovers and homebuyers looking for a quiet and quaint place to live.

What to Love

  • Small town community 
  • Convenient access to the outdoors
  • Conveniently located near larger cities
  • Rural vibes

Local Lifestyle

Life in Mebane has a quaint vibe to it. One of the most charming elements of this community is the revitalized downtown. Here, residents can experience the charm of this community while shopping locally owned boutiques and modern shops. The well-manicured main street has a historic, rural vibe that is simply delightful.
Those who live in Mebane appreciate the expansive outdoor recreational activities available around the 60 acre Lake Michael which can be found just 1.5 miles from downtown.

Dining, Entertainment & Shopping

You'll find several shops, cafes, and restaurants to enjoy in Mebane. A popular destination to pop into during the morning or afternoon is Filament Coffee + Tea. Here, patrons indulge in craft brews while relaxing with friends and family. The owners also own Candor Market, a boutique specializing in hand-poured candles.
Melomaniac Records + Cafe is a popular cafe in the heart of downtown and situation a couple doors down from Filament. The flavors of the brews here are as unique as the ambiance you’ll encounter. While you wait for your drink to be ready, you can browse through the record store’s vinyl collection.
Popping into Bright Penny Brewing Company is a great way to end the day with craft beverage a handmade pizza.
During the warmer months, Muffin’s Ice Cream Shop is a favorite destination made famous by its signature scoops in flavors like banana, cherry vanilla, and turtle.

Things to Do

Mebane residents can look forward to many fun activities and events. The rural atmosphere of the community lends well to outdoor recreational activities.
The previously mentioned Lake Michael Park is the go-to destination for nature enthusiasts. This 200-acre park features a 60-acre lake. Fishers enjoy coming out to the water for a relaxing and, hopefully, eventful day. There are playgrounds, shelters, a boat launch, boat rentals, and three miles of walking trails.
Mebane Community Park features several sports fields for you to enjoy. This is also a great destination to host a picnic for your family and friends. Likewise, Holt Street Park features a short walking track, a shelter, and a playground.
When celebrating the community with your neighbors, the Mebane Dogwood Festival is an event residents look forward to each year. This festival always has a great turnout and is the perfect way for residents to shop local vendors and explore artisan-made goods and crafts by local community members.


Mebane is primarily served by the Alamance-Burlington School District, which operates 36 public schools in the area. Notable schools in the community include:

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