Welcome to Durham

Durham is a historic city located in central North Carolina. It's the county seat of Durham County, but portions do extend into both Wake and Orange Counties. The 2014 U.S. Census estimated the city's population to at 251,893. Durham sits at the core of the four-county Durham-Chapel Hill Metropolitan Area, which has an overall population of 542,710. The US Office of Management & Budget includes Durham in part of the Raleigh-Durham-Chapel Hill Combined Statistical Area, which accrues a total population of 2,037,430.

All About Durham, NC

  • County: Durham
  • Established: April 10, 1869
  • Area: 108.3 sq mi
  • Population: 251,893
  • Elevation: 404 ft
  • Median Household Inc: $60,157

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