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Durham Relocation

Durham Relocation

Relocating to Durham

Opinion polls confirm that nearly 80% of Durhamites are proud of their hometown. That pride manifests itself in Bull City T-shirts, strong support for local businesses, and a robust community that's thrilled to spread the Durham love to any who want to join. As a result, Durham has garnered accolades from across the country as one of the best places to live and do business in the US.

The newcomers section of this website provides information and resources to help you with your move to this diverse, welcoming community. You'll find pages dedicated to finding jobs and volunteer resourceshousingschoolsretirement information, and faith communities, as well as basic information about Durham, like why you should move here and facts about local government. It's a first step toward making yourself a Durhamite.

Durham Jobs

Jobs & Volunteer Resources

Don't stress about settling in to Durham. Use these job and volunteer resources to find the opportunities that you're looking for. More

Durham Schools

Durham Schools

Durham has world-class education, from specialized educational models to residential high schools to renowned universities. Learn about what options are available for students of all ages. More

Durham Neighborhoods

Housing Resources

Take advantage of these resources to make your housing search - whether you're looking to buy or rent, for a house or an apartment - as easy as possible. More


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Durham Convention & Visitors Bureau
212 W Main St #101
Durham, NC 27701 USA
Phone: (919) 687-0288
Toll Free: (800) 446-8604