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Chapel Hill, NC and Carrboro NC Relocation Guide - Visitor Bureaus, Services, DMV, Local Police and More

Welcome to Chapel Hill / Orange County and the North Carolina Triangle!

Information Services & Visitors Bureaus

Orange County Services
Newcomer's Club of Greater Chapel Hill Hospitals
Chapel Hill Mothers' Club Local Police
Written Guided Tour of Downtown Chapel Hill and UNC Transportation Services
Division of Motor Vehicles Senior Services
Chapel Hill Recycling Guide Chapel Hill Neighborhoods
Year Round Fun Festivals & Events
MORE Guides to Local Fun at left.


Information Services & Visitors Bureaus

Chapel Hill Downtown Partnership logo Downtown Chapel Hill - This website published by the Chapel Hill Downtown has its cyber-finger on the PULSE of everything cool going on in downtown Chapel Hill, along with great photos, video and blog! 

Check out the current Happenings in Chapel Hill

Click here for interesting videos featuring Downtown Chapel Hill Establishments & Events & History

Chapel Hill/Carrboro Chamber of Commerce 
(919) 967-7075 

Chapel Hill Orange County Visitors Bureau logo

Chapel Hill/Orange County Visitor Bureau
(919) 968-2060


  Durham Visitors Bureau
  Pittsboro & Siler City Visitors Bureau
Hillsborough-Orange County Chamber 
(919) 732-8156
  Hillsborough Visitor Center
Hillsborough Visitor Guide 

Chapel Hill Mothers' Club

Chapel Hill Mothers' Club
A great resource for mothers, fathers and families in the Chapel Hill area!  Check out the survey of mothers' local favorites.


Newcomer's Club of Greater Chapel Hill

The Newcomer's Club of Greater Chapel Hill's general meeting with speaker meets the first Monday* of any month.

Meet active and prospective members to learn about the club. Drop in the first Monday* of any month at: Spice Street Restaurant, University Mall on Estes Street in Chapel Hill
5:30 pm - 6:30 pm Recreation Center.  All newcomers welcome!
*Please Note: If the first Monday falls on a holiday, Spice Street may be rescheduled. Check the Club's website calendar for details.
(919) 493-4912.


Guided & Self-Guided Tours of Downtown Chapel Hill and UNC

If you are new to the area and have a short time to check out the down town Chapel Hill and UNC campus, click for a list of GREAT local tours:

Chapel Hill Neighborhoods

Click here to see our Guide to Chapel Hill Neighborhoods

Division of Motor Vehicles

NC Drivers' Licences and Registration


Duke University Medical Center
Erwin Rd., Durham, NC

(919) 419-5000

Durham Regional Hospital
3643 N. Roxboro Rd., Durham, NC
(919) 470-5345; (919) 470-4000

UNC Hospitals
101 Manning Dr., Chapel Hill, NC
(919) 966-5643

Alamance Regional Medical Center
1240 Huffman Mill Rd., Burlington, NC
(336) 538-7000

Rex Healthcare (Raleigh, NC)
(919) 784-3100

WakeMed Medical Center
(919) 250-8000

Local Police

Carrboro Police 

Chapel Hill Police

Hillsborough Police

UNC Police

Orange County Services

Orange County Services  

Orange Water and Sewer Authority (OWASA)
(919) 968-4421.

Orange County Fire Services


Transportation Services

Chapel Hill City Transit - (919) 968-2769
1501 Homestead Rd., Chapel Hill 27516. 
The Chapel Hill City Transit website includes helpful city maps showing the bus lines.

Orange Public Transportation - (919) 245-2008

Triangle Transit Authority (TTA) - (919) 549-9999
TTA provides regional public transportation service in the Triangle with connections to Chapel Hill Transit, Durham Area Transit System and Raleigh's Capital Area Transit System.

North Carolina Department of Transportation (NCDOT)
NCDOT is the NC state department responsible for all transportation concerns in North Carolina including transit, highways, rail, aviation, ferries and bicycles.

UNC Point-to-Point Campus Shuttle - (919) 962-7867

Transportation to RDU International Airport - (919) 840-2100
RDU Airport: (919) 840-2123

To Horace-Williams Airport - (919) 962-1337

Durham Area Transit Authority- (919) 957-7346

Amtrak: (800) 872-1745

Greyhound: (800) 231-2222

Local News & Events

Chapelboro - WCHL

Carrboro Citizen

Chapel Hill News

Durham Herald-Sun

News of Orange County

The Independent - Events in the Triangle

Raleigh News and Observer

UNC Calendar of Events

UNC Daily Tar Heel

Duke Calendar of Events

Duke Chronicle

Recycling Guide - Chapel Hill Orange County NC

Click here for our Recycling Guide for Chapel Hill - Orange County, NC

Senior Services

Chapel Hill Senior Center - (919) 968-2073

Orange County Dept. on Aging - (919) 245-2000

North Carolina Division on Aging - (919) 733-3983

Northside Senior Center - (919) 968-2080

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RDU International Airport - (919) 840-2100

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Carolina Renaissance Festival 2021
Saturdays & Sundays
Oct. 2 - Nov. 21, 2021


Morehead Planetarium
Morehead Planetarium
Afterschool, Birthday Parties,
Summer Science Camps,
Planetarium Shows and Events

The Animal Hospital
112 W Main St, Carrboro

1870 Farm
1870 Farm Chapel Hill logo
* Summer Camps
* Farm Preschool & Kindergarten
* Birthday Parties * Gemstone Mining
* Meet the Farm Animals
1870 Farm

Spence's Farm
Spence's Farm
After School, Summer Camps,
Birthday Parties, lots more!

Immersion Island Summer Camp
Foreign Language Resources
and Summer Camps
Immersion Island

Chill Kids Family Magazine
ChillKids Monthly Print Magazine

LOST Chapel Hill Dog BUTTONS Bernese Mountain Dog

Lost in Chapel Hill;
sighted numerous times
in Durham; Near Hwy 70
Please Call or Text Owner
If you see her please try to snap a photo!
BUTTONS Lost Dog - Please Look Out for Her & Call!
LOST DOG: Buttons of Chapel Hill
* 70 lb Bernese Mountain Dog "Buttons"
Black with white & brown markings
* Wearing Pink/Black collar with tags
*Friendly but nervous - please don't chase
*Info available on
*Seen in Chapel Hill AND Durham


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Chapel Hill / Durham / NC Triangle
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