C hapel Hill is a town in Durham and Orange counties in North Carolina and the home of the University of
North Carolina at Chapel Hill, the oldest state-supported university in the United States. The population
was listed at 54,492 in the Census Bureau's 2007 estimates
Places to Visit Activities Stars
Dean Smith Basketball Stadium 5 Time NCAA Champions, Top Ranked
& Museum ACC Program
UNC Football Stadium 60,000 Seat Football Stadium in the Heart
A Southern Seasons 60,000 Square Feet, Southern Foods Store,
Restaurant, Cooking Classes
University of North Carolina 28,136 Student University, Oldest Public
Morehead-Patterson Bell Tower Unique University Bell Tower
Chapel Hill, NC Growth Growing
Year Population Area
Carolina Basketball Museum - 8,000-sq.ft. state-of-the-art museum honors the rich tradition of Carolina
Basketball. Located on the first floor of the Ernie Williamson Athletics Center, the museum features a
“Game Day” theme where visitors enter a theater for pre-game build-up, then into the main museum space
where they can visit interactive displays and view memorabilia from Carolina’s storied program.
Kidzu Children’s Museum Offers engaging, hands-on exhibits and programs to inspire young children and
the adults in their lives to learn through play. Laughing Turtle Gift Shop.
Morehead Planetarium, the first planetarium on a college campus in the U.S., trained astronauts for NASA.
Today, it offers behind-the-scenes views of current science research through shows, lectures, exhibits and
more. A great trip for the whole family.
The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill is a public, coeducational, research university located in
Chapel Hill, North Carolina, United States. The university is the oldest in, and flagship of, the University of
North Carolina system. First enrolling students in 1795, UNC is the oldest public university in the United
States and is one of the original eight schools known as a Public Ivy.