Introduction to Archdale, North Carolina

Archdale, North Carolina, in Randolph County, is 3 miles SE of High Point, North Carolina and 69 miles NE of Charlotte, North Carolina . Archdale has a population of 9,014.

Archdale History

The area was originally home to a large number of Quakers. It was then known as Bush Hill. The community was later renamed Archdale in honor of early Quaker governor, John Archdale. It was officially incorporated in July of 1969.

Archdale and nearby Attractions

  • American Classic Motorcycle Museum
  • Reynolda House
  • Morrow Mountain State Park
  • North Carolina Zoo
  • Greensboro Arboretum

Things To Do In Archdale

Neabry museums and historical sites include the John Deere Vintage Tractor Museum, the Museum of Old Domestic Life, the Guilford Courthouse National Military Park, Historic Bethabara Park and the Reynolda House. Swimming, fishing, hiking, boating and picnicking opportunities are all available at Morrow Mountain State Park. Emerald Pointe Water Park, the Greensboro Arboretum and the North Carolina Zoo are some of the other popular attractions in the area.

Archdale Transportation

Piedmont Triad International is the closest major airport.

Archdale Higher Education

Nearby colleges include High Point University, Guilford Technical Community College, John Wesley College and North Carolina Agricultural and Technical State University.


Total Population 11,322
Male Share of the Population 47.3%
Female Share of the Population 52.7%
Senior Citizens 16.3%
Employed Population 16+ 5,524
Age of the Population 42


% of people married 53.6%
Average household size 3

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 14.6%
Median Earnings25+ $33,180
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $26,300
Median Earnings With High School Degree $33,475


Median Family Income $61,940
% Above Poverty Level 89.9%
% Below Poverty Level 10.1%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 21 minutes
% Working from Home 1%
% Walking and Biking to Work 0.2%
% Using Public Transportation 0.1%


People Living Alone 27%
Median Gross Rent $664
Median House Value $132,600


Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 27.7%
US/American 0%
English 8.3%
Irish 10%

Archdale Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 3 miles SE of High Point, North Carolina (center to center)
Nearest Large City 69 miles NE of Charlotte, North Carolina
County Randolph
Metro Area Greensboro - - Winston - Salem - - High Point
Standard Zip Codes 27263
Phone Area Codes 336
Time Zone Eastern (-5 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 35.92
Longitude -79.96

Archdale Climate

Nearest Weather Stations


  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)

Distance 3.2 miles
Jan Temp 30 to 50 F
Apr Temp 47 to 72 F
Jul Temp 67 to 89 F
Oct Temp 48 to 72 F
Annual Precip 46.1 inches
Distance 12.5 miles
Jan Temp 28 to 47 F
Apr Temp 46 to 70 F
Jul Temp 68 to 88 F
Oct Temp 48 to 70 F
Annual Precip 43.1 inches
Station SILER CITY 2 N
Distance 29.6 miles
Jan Temp 29 to 49 F
Apr Temp 46 to 71 F
Jul Temp 67 to 89 F
Oct Temp 47 to 71 F
Annual Precip 48.2 inches

Neighborhood and Nearby Area Names

According to the US Postal Service, Archdale, its neighborhoods, and/or surrounding areas are also referred to as:

Allen Jay (27263)

Note that not all alternate names are acceptable for use in US Post Office addresses.

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Population Median Family Income
High Point 106,797 $51,403
Jamestown 3,549 $87,022
Pleasant Garden 4,585 $65,150
Randleman 4,143 $33,245
Thomasville 27,042 $39,169
Trinity 6,648 $55,250
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