Nestled in the rolling, wooded Piedmont of North Carolina, our towns are ideally located three hours from the Atlantic coast and three hours from the Blue Ridge Mountains, allowing residents and visitors to enjoy a variety of recreational activities. Chapel Hill features an easily walkable downtown, as well as an accessible campus and neighborhoods with both a historic and modern feel.
As one of the three “points” of The Research Triangle, Chapel Hill, along with Raleigh and Durham, continually receives accolades for being a top location to live and do business. In August 2012, Money magazine ranked Chapel Hill number 10 on its list of the top 100 best places to live in America. And in August 2009, Entrepreneur magazine profiled Chapel Hill as one of 10 startup-friendly cities. - Chapel Hill & Carrboro Chamber of Commerce, www.carolinachamber.org
Chapel Hill Statistics:
Chapel Hill is in Orange County. The 2010 U.S. Census recorded just over 57,000 residents.
The National Climatic Data Center registers Chapel Hill’s average temperature in January as 50ºF / 29ºF and in July as 89ºF / 68ºF.