About the Area

Living in Chapel Hill

Chapel Hill is home to one of the oldest public universities in the United States and the UNC Health Care System. About 30 minutes away from Durham (aka "Bull City" and the "City of Medicine"), the fourth largest city in NC, and 40 minutes away from the NC capital of Raleigh, Chapel Hill is part of the growing metropolitan area in the central part of NC.

To learn more about the area, see links below:

Official Chapel Hill website: http://www.ci.chapel-hill.nc.us/

Exploring Chapel Hill: http://www.visitchapelhill.org/

Downtown Chapel Hill: http://www.downtownchapelhill.com/

Franklin Street: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Franklin_Street_%28Chapel_Hill%29


"The Triangle"

The triangle area refers to the region anchored by Chapel Hill, Durham, and Raleigh, locations of the three major universities in the area, UNC - Chapel Hill, Duke University, and NC State University, respectively. The Triangle has been featured in several major publications in the past couple of years as one of the best places to live and to work.

Feature in the New York Times: http://travel.nytimes.com/2009/06/14/travel/14hours.html?_r=0

"The Triangle": Moving to the RTP (Research Triangle Park) Area

Events in the Triangle: http://www.triangle.com/