The Research Triangle
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The Research Triangle area of North Carolina is made up of the four counties surrounding the Raleigh/Durham airport. In the 1960s a research park was founded at the juncture between Durham and Wake Counties and since then the area has continued to grow with employment and recreational opportunities.
Each community has its own personality and its own appeal, so there is an area for everyone no matter what your interests or housing needs.
- Chapel Hill offers a small town lifestyle with a world class University.
- Carrboro is a small, walkable community with shops and restaurants.
- Durham has become a destination for foodies and enjoys a vibrant and diverse arts community.
- The unincorporated areas of Orange and Chatham Counties offer a rural lifestyle that is close to all area amenities.
- Raleigh provides a city atmosphere with museums, art galleries and over 800 restaurants.
- Cary features abundant parks and recreational amenities for families.
- Pittsboro and Hillsborough are quintessential southern small towns.
Browse through these pages to learn more about why the Triangle communities consistently rank as the best places to live in America. If you have questions or need more information, call us or send an email. We’re here to help!