Durham Area


Durham is the heart of North Carolina’s “Triangle” region comprised of three counties that include Raleigh, Durham and Chapel Hill. With 85 percent of the renowned Research Triangle Park located in Durham County, along with North Carolina Central University and Duke University and its world-renowned Medical Center, Durham is truly a hub of well-educated professionals of that spans healthcare, pharmaceuticals, computer software, telecommunications, higher education and biotechnology.

Durham offers signature cultural and entertainment options including championship college sports (Duke and the ACC), AAA Baseball (Durham Bulls), American Dance Festival (world’s largest modern dance event), Durham Performing Arts Center (Top 4, Pollstar Magazine’s Top worldwide theater venues) and national historical sites including Duke Homestead and Stagville, along with an ever-expanding mix of nationally acclaimed, award-winning restaurants and entertainment.

Durham’s cultural diversity and competitive cost of living, world-class healthcare, and wealth of recreational and cultural resources combined with quality schools, top-notch colleges and universities, extraordinary dining and shopping opportunities all contribute to the exceptional quality of life that Durham residents enjoy.