Official visitor information site for Durham, NC

About Durham

Downtown DurhamDurham is a colorful, creative, and entrepreneurial community of 273,392 that welcomes 7.8 million visitors each year.

Durham occupies a prime location in the heart of North Carolina and is a nexus for learning, achievement, creativity, research, and industry.

Whether you're a resident, visitor, group planner, newcomer, journalist, or consultant, these official stats, facts, and images will provide new perspectives on Durham.

300+ Great Things About Durham

More than 300 reasons to visit, reside in and do business in Durham.

Overview, Facts, & History

Quick facts, community history, self guided Durham overview.

Research & Statistics

Demographics, research, local government performance indicators, RTP and RDU statistics.

Online Image Library

Searchable inventory of hundreds of high-res images of Durham for promotional use.

Durham AccoladesDurham Online Brand Center

Background information about using the Overarching "Durham, Where Great Things Happen" brand.

Durham Accolades

Superlatives and national rankings for Durham.

 

 Where great things happen

October 3 - 3, 2014

Moonlight & Starlight Paddle

Enjoy the wildlife, soak in the moonrays & starshine, and experience the sounds of nature. These very leisurely paddles are suitable for just about anyone. Pre-registration required. Cost $25 per person (canoe), $30 per person (kayak).

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