Durham’s American Tobacco Historic District features shops, restaurants and entertainment venues located in renovated tobacco warehouses. The Durham Bulls play in Durham Bulls Athletic Park, which is also located in the district, and the Durham Performing Arts Center attracts award-winning Broadway shows and concerts year-round. Durham is also home to Duke University, Duke University Medical Center and North Carolina Central University.

A 2017 Durham Resident Satisfaction Survey showed that 81 percent of residents feel that Durham is a good-to-excellent place to live. Durham County also comprises the unincorporated communities of Bahama, Rougemont and Bethesda.

City of Durham

101 City Hall Plaza, 919-560-1200

Population: 263,016

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