Chapel Hill

Welcome to Chapel Hill

Culture. Art. Prestige. Chapel Hill offers a highly sought-after lifestyle in the North Carolina Triangle. Here, you'll discover a renowned university, fantastic music venues, exciting art museums, gourmet restaurants, and all the natural beauty that North Carolina is known for. In addition to an excellent array of fun things to do and see, Chapel Hill boasts a stellar job market that continues to offer careers in education, technology, art, music, and more.

What's most impressive about this charming community is how close-knit the people are. Around every corner you'll discover friendly neighbors and charming new colleagues—who all come together to make Chapel Hill feel just like home.

Want to learn more about this one-of-a-kind community in the hills of the Piedmont Region? Dive right in to life in Chapel Hill, North Carolina. 

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Live, Work & Play in Chapel Hill


Enjoy the aesthetic of an old-school college town, with culture, art, and music around every corner, with all the amenities of a quickly evolving modern world. Chapel Hill offers everything you need in a charming package: including its phenomenal real estate market.


Chapel Hill, and the surrounding Triangle area, is home to number of unique startups, major companies, and highly renowned university systems. Some of the area's biggest employers include the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, UNC Health Care, Cempra, and the Town of Chapel Hill.


Parks, golf courses, concert venues, shopping: what's your favorite thing to do? Chances are, you'll find it's right around the corner in Chapel Hill. This area has a little something for everyone, especially if you find yourself drawn to quirky and unique attractions off the beaten path.

Chapel Hill at a Glance

Getting Around

Major Roads: I-40, Fordham Boulevard
Airport: RDU International Airport
Public Transit: GoTriangle
Distance to Durham: 11.3 miles, 27 minutes
Distance to Raleigh: 28.5 miles, 38 minutes

Area Stats

Population: 59,862
County: Orange, Chatham, Durham
Zip Codes: 27514, 27515, 27516, 27517, 27599, 27707
Avg Temperatures: Summer: 88°F / 70°F and Winter: 50°F / 33°F
Median Household Income: $67,426

Chapel Hill Attractions

What You'll Really Love in Chapel Hill

Tons of Events

From living history to craft beer, the events in Chapel Hill are unmissable. In February, the Revolutionary War Living History Day is a one-of-a-kind way to experience life in a different time. In sunny June, find your new favorite brew at the Annual Cardinal Directions Beer Festival. Browse food trucks, enter the watermelon-eating contest, and watch the fireworks at the annual 4th of July Celebration. There's no shortage of fun in Chapel Hill.

Stunning Outdoor Recreation

Chapel Hill is kind of a golfer's paradise. It's home to the Chapel Hill Country Club, the UNC Finley Golf Course, and the Hillandale Golf Course. Other great outdoor spots include the Carolina North Forest, Henry Anderson Community Park, and the Berkshire Manor Dog Park. After all, you can't forget your favorite four-legged family members.

Local Shopping & Dining

From the locally beloved hole-in-the-wall chicken spots to luxurious 5-star eateries, Chapel Hill has a lot of good food. Grab breakfast and your favorite cup of joe at the Carolina Coffee Shop for a little pick-me-up, or treat yourself to an unforgettable meal at Elaine's on Franklin. The possibilities are endless!

Top-Ranked Public Schools

Moving to the area with kids? Your students are going to love being a part of the Chapel Hill-Carrboro City School District. Schools here are top-notch: featuring impressive and comprehensive academic curriculums, a wide array of extracurricular activities, and in-depth programs that include robots, mathematics, quiz bowl, and more.

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Looking for a home in Chapel Hill? We understand: you enjoy the best of the best! As such, allow our team to help you find the home of your dreams—we promise to be there for you every step of the way, to show you homes you hadn't even thought about touring, and to always be willing to talk you out of a home that's not absolutely perfect.

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