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Chapel Hill, North Carolina

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Chapel Hill and Carrboro are nestled in the rolling, wooded Piedmont of North Carolina.  The towns are ideally located three hours from the Atlantic coast and three hours from the Blue Ridge Mountains, allowing residents and visitors to enjoy a variety of recreational activities.

As one of the three "points" of The Research Triangle, Chapel Hill, along with Raleigh and Durham, continually receives accolades for being a top location to live and do business. Most recently the A & E channel recognized Chapel Hill as the #2 city in their "Top Ten Cities to Have it All" and Money magazine rated the town as the #1 "Best Place to Live in the South" to call home.

Whether you are an avid music lover, theatergoer, poet, gardener, sports fan, or festival friend, there is always something going on in Chapel Hill.  The bustling Franklin Street offers many restaurants, shops, art stores, coffee shops and cafes.

Carrboro is a cozy town with an absence of parking meters and a reputation for a terrific farmers market. The town, commonly referred to as the "Paris of the Piedmont" takes pride in being known as a community rich in cultural and economic diversity.

Carrboro is known for its focus on the arts, along with its outdoor events - music festivals, outdoor dining, Sunday brunch in the park with local bands, etc.

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