Chapel Hill

The Town of Chapel Hill is located principally in Orange County and slightly in Durham County in the north central portion of North Carolina on the Piedmont Plateau. The area’s topography is characterized by rolling hills.

Franklin Street
Franklin Street
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The Town, which was incorporated in 1819, presently covers an area of 20.16 square miles and has a population of 48,715. The Town is the home of the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, the nation's oldest public university, established in 1789. Today, the University enjoys a reputation as one of the best public universities in the United States.1

Chapel Hill is also home to UNC Hospital, rated by AARP Modern Maturity magazine as one of the top 50 hospitals in the nation.2  

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Elaine's on Franklin
University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
Dean E. Smith Center
Chapel Hill-Carrboro Chamber of Commerce
Official Tourism Agency for Orange County
Gimghoul Castle
Morehead-Patterson Bell Tower
University of North Carolina Hospitals
Ackland Art Museum
Morehead Planetarium
North Carolina Botanical Gardens

1 Information gathered from Chapel Hill - Welcome to the Town of Chapel Hill
2 Information gathered from UNC Health Care

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