Chapel Hill is located in the southeast corner of Orange County. Chapel Hill is one the the three cornerstone cities making up what is known as the Triangle. The other two cities are Durham and Raleigh. Chapel Hill is a principal city of a large metropolitan area with world class health care and research. Proximity to Research Triangle Park make it a popular place to live and play. It still retains a relatively small-town feel.
The most famous establishment in Chapel Hill is The University of North Carolina. Influences of the university are seen throughout the town, even in the fire departments. Each fire station in Chapel Hill has a fire engine that is Carolina blue.These engines are also decorated with different UNC decals, including a firefighter Rameses , the mascot of the university. UNC is nationally known for its mens basketball team coached by Hall of Fame Coach Roy Williams. A passion for collegiate sports has been a distinctive feature of the town’s culture, fueled by the rivalry among the three local ACC teams: the North Carolina Tar Heels, the Duke Blue Devils and the NC State Wolfpack.
The Morehead Planetarium was the first planetarium built on a U.S. college campus. When it opened in 1949, it was one of six planetariums in the nation and has remained an important town landmark. During the Mercury, Gemini, and Apollo programs, astronauts were trained there.
Chapel Hill Real Estate
Chapel Hill has a wide variety of housing options from Condos up to Estate homes. The median sales price for homes is $400K. Scroll down to view all homes available for sale in Chapel Hill.
For more information on Chapel Hill or homes for sale in the area, contact real estate professional Ernie Behrle with BuySmart Realty via text or phone at 919-795-5447.
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