Chapel Hill North Carolina Profile and Resource Guide, City or community of Chapel Hill, North Carolina Facts, Information, Relocation, Real Estate, Advertising
      		        KEY TO THE CITY - USA City Directory Top USA City Resource Guide 

Home

US Facts

Footsteps of
History

It Happened Here

Mottos, Slogans
and Nicknames

Noted Notables

Search


Welcome To KEY TO THE CITY's Page For

Chapel Hill

Orange County,

North Carolina

Zip Code

"Southern Part of Heaven"


The North Carolina state capital is Raleigh.


What would you like to know about Chapel Hill

Statistics & Facts

Location

Weather & Climate

Geography

History & History-related items

City Attractions

Economy

Chapel Hill Government

Chapel Hill Chamber of Commerce.

Chapel Hill Organizations, Churches, and Sports.

Chapel Hill Libraries.

Chapel Hill Schools.



Zip Codes

27514, 27516

Return to Index

Statistics & Facts

The population of Chapel Hill is approximately 44,015 (2000), 57233 (2010).
The approximate number of families is 14,850 (1990), 20564 (2010).

The amount of land area in Chapel Hill is 42.816 sq. kilometers.
The amount of land area in Chapel Hill is 20.16 sq. miles.
The amount of surface water is 0.178 sq kilometers.
The distance from Chapel Hill to Washington DC is 235 miles. The distance to the North Carolina state capital is 22 miles. (as the crow flies)
Chapel Hill is positioned 35.92 degrees north of the equator and 79.04 degrees west of the prime meridian.

Chapel Hill median income is $87,846 (2000).

Chapel Hill miscellany.

Return to Index

Location

Chapel Hill location: near Durham and Raleigh in north central North Carolina. Chapel Hill is in Orange County and slightly in Durham County

Return to Index

Geography

The geography for Chapel Hill is characterized by rolling hills

Return to Index

Climate & Weather

Chapel Hill average annual rainfall is 41 inches per year
Chapel Hill average annual snowfall is 7.9 inches per year.
The average high temperature is 70 degrees F.
Return to Index

History & History Related Items

Chapel Hill history:

Chapel Hill was named after the New Hope Chapel, which stood upon a hill at the crossing of two primary roads. Town lots were auctioned in 1793 when work began on the first building of the university, although it was 1795 before residents occupied any permanent homes.
Return to Index

Attractions

Chapel Hill attractions:

Chapel Hill is the largest city in Orange County

The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. The University is the nation's oldest public university, established in 1789.

Morehead Planetarium
The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
CB# 3480
Chapel HIll, North Carolina 27599-3480
Info line: 919-549-6863
Office: 919-962-1237
This planetarium has education thousands of people in over 45 years of presentations. There are classes, teacher workshops and more. Memberships are available.

North Carolina Botanical Garden
The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
CB 3375, Totten Center
Chapel Hill, North Carolina 27599-3375
Phone 919-962-0522
FAX 919-962-3531 Please call ahead for hours of operation. The North Carolina Botanical Garden is the largest natural botanical garden in the southeast. Consisting of 600 acres of preserved land, it includes nature trails, carnivorous plant collections, aquatics and herb gardens. Collections of North Carolina and southeastern plants are arranged by habitats in simulated natural settings. Self-guided tours for individuals. Allow up to 2 hrs. The facility also features revolving exhibits of paintings, quilts and other media, plus sculpture in various sections of the botanical collection.

Ackland Art Museum
at The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
Campus Box 3400
Chapel Hill, NC 27599-3400

Blue Heaven
Carolina Basketball Museum
1840 Airport Road (Chapel Hill North)
Chapel Hill, North Carolina
Phone: (919) 929-5877
Fax: (919) 929-5844
Please call for hours of operation.
This new 3100-sq.ft. museum offers artifacts and memorabilia of the UNC men's basketball program in static and technological displays. Owner-curator is a former team manager

Return to Index

Economy & Industry

Chapel Hill economy: The University and its hospital continue to be the town's largest employer.
Return to Index


Contribute information free for this community or any other community in the USA

Be sure to include the name of the community and its state when contacting Key to the City as you are NOT directly contacting this community.

Learn how to advertise on Key to the City

Choose a new community in the state of North Carolina

To go to a new state, choose the States page
To choose another state, go to the State page.
Return to the Top USA City Directory and US City Resource Guide - Key to the City

Thanks for visiting Key to the City. Come back again! We'll leave the light on for you!

The information on Key to the City is from multiple sources including government, commerce, libraries, individuals and organizations. There is no guarantee of the accuracy or timeliness of the information presented on these pages, therefore, please use at your own risk.

Search Key to the City
Custom Search
or Search anywhere on the Web
Custom Search