Archdale is a city in Guilford and Randolph counties in the U.S. state of North Carolina. It is fifteen miles southwest of Greensboro. The population was 11,415 at the 2010 census, up from 9,014 at the 2000 census.
Archdale is located primarily in Randolph County and extends north into Guilford County; the geographic center of the city is at 35°54′14″N 79°57′58″W (35.903996, -79.966080). It is bordered to the southwest by the city of Trinity and to the north by the city of High Point.
Interstate 85 passes through Archdale, with access from Exits 111 and 113. I-85 leads northeast 16 miles (26 km) to Greensboro and southwest 77 miles (124 km) to Charlotte. Interstate 74 passes just east of Archdale, leading northwest 26 miles (42 km) to Winston-Salem and southeast 21 miles (34 km) to Asheboro.
According to the United States Census Bureau, Archdale has a total area of 8.2 square miles (21.3 km2), of which 0.02 square miles (0.06 km2), or 0.27%, is water. The city is within the watershed of the Deep River, a tributary of the Cape Fear River.