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Chapel Hill

A moderate four-season climate, pristine natural beauty, and its diverse community make Chapel Hill one of the top places to live and work in America. Recently voted by the A&E channel as the #2 city in their "Top Ten Cities to Have it All."  Money magazine voted Chapel Hill the #1 Best Place to live in the South. Furthermore, the cultural, educational, and medical facilities have made the area one of the most sought after locations to live.

The town is the home of the University of North Carolina Chapel Hill. Known as the oldest state University in the United States (1789), UNCCH enjoys a reputation as one of the best public universities in the United States. Residents, as well as students, are able to take pleasure in university amenities, such as concerts, plays, libraries, planetarium, art museums and many sporting events.

25 park facilities nestled in nearly 500 acres of wooded area offer youth and adult programs in the Orange County/Chapel Hill area. Abundant recreational opportunities are provided at area recreation facilities, such as tennis and basketball courts, bicycle paths and nature trails.

Twenty minutes from Chapel Hill sits the Research Triangle Park, which is centrally located between Raleigh, Durham, and Chapel Hill. Founded in 1959, RTP is internationally acclaimed for its cutting-edge research and development. RTP is host to over 100 companies and employs 35,000 individuals.

Chapel Hill stands committed to preserving its large and diverse community, while creating and maintaining an environment that makes one always feel at home. If you're considering relocating, Chapel Hill offers a warm and fascinating place to live, work, play, or retire.


Fun Fact: Chapel Hill is equidistant between Washington, D.C. and Atlanta, Georgia.