Welcome to Chapel Hill, North Carolina

Old Well at University of North Carolina in Chapel Hill

Chapel Hill is one of the most historic communities in North Carolina's Research Triangle area. This thriving town grew up around the prestigious University of North Carolina-Chapel Hill (UNC), which was established in 1789 as one of the nation's first public universities. Today, Chapel Hill features a bustling downtown, easily accessible college campus, and neighborhoods with both a historic and modern feel.

    Chapel Hill Statistics





    89ºF / 68ºF

    Summer Climate

    50ºF / 29ºF

    Winter Climate

    Live, Work, and Play in Chapel Hill

    Because UNC is one of the three anchoring institutions of Research Triangle Park, Chapel Hill is one of the three "points" of the Triangle area along with Raleigh and Durham. Though smaller in population than these two major cities, Chapel Hill boasts plenty of big-city amenities. Residents can cheer for the Tar Heels at UNC sporting events, tour attractions like the North Carolina Botanical Garden, and shop at destinations like Franklin Street and the University Place mall. Let us introduce you to the area.

    Top Employers

    • Blue Cross Blue Shield of NC
    • Chapel Hill-Carrboro City Schools
    • Town of Chapel Hill
    • UNC Health Care system
    • University of North Carolina

    Local Schools

    • Chapel Hill-Carrboro City Schools
    • Chatham County Schools
    • Orange County Schools
    • University of North Carolina

    Area Attractions

    • The Carolina Inn
    • Carolina North Forest
    • Johnston Mill Nature Preserve
    • North Carolina Botanical Garden
    • UNC Finley Golf Club

    Want to learn more about Chapel Hill, its job opportunities, and its residential communities? We offer a wealth of resources on our website to educate you about the area and your home buying options. Choose a resource below to find more information.

    Chapel Hill Real Estate Stats

    Linda Craft & Team, REALTORS® has helped individuals and families with their Chapel Hill relocation needs for over 30 years. As the #1 real estate team in the Triangle, we are here to help you find your new home and connect with the Greater Raleigh community. Call us at 919-235-0007 for more information to get started.

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