Cities & Towns in Durham County, NC

Durham County, county in North Carolina, United States of America. As of 2020 county had an estimated population of 327,306 inhabitants. The county was created 143 years ago in 1881. Its county seat is Durham.

There are 1 city/town in Durham County, NC. The largest city of Durham County is Durham with a population of 285,897.


Durham, The third most populous city in North Carolina and the center of the Durham metropolitan area.

Located in North Carolina's Piedmont region, Durham County contains a mix of research triangles, historic southern towns, and diverse cultures. The largest city and county seat is Durham, home to Duke University and known as the "City of Medicine." Durham provides a vibrant urban experience with restaurants, entertainment, and cultural attractions.

Other Durham County cities include Chapel Hill, Mebane, and Rougemont. Chapel Hill is home to the University of North Carolina and known for its youthful energy and college town flair. Mebane retains small-town charm and history along the Haw River. Rougemont is a quiet rural community northeast of Durham.

Beyond its cities, Durham County also contains natural areas like Eno River State Park for outdoor recreation. The county's nickname as part of the "Research Triangle" plus its southern roots make for an intellectually stimulating and culturally rich area. From cheering on the Blue Devils in Durham to strolling the historic streets of Mebane, Durham County offers a well-rounded North Carolina experience.

All Durham County Cities (Aphebetical)

List of cities, towns, neighborhoods & other populated places in Durham County.

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City Name Title Population
Durham The third most populous city in North Carolina and the center of the Durham metropolitan area. 285,897

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North Carolina Counties (100)

Wake County (1,132,271) Mecklenburg County (1,128,945) Guilford County (540,521) Forsyth County (383,843) Cumberland County (336,364) Durham County (327,306) Buncombe County (263,477) Union County (244,562) New Hanover County (236,613) Gaston County (226,568) Cabarrus County (221,479) Johnston County (216,246) Onslow County (203,943) Iredell County (185,770) Pitt County (182,924) Alamance County (171,346) Davidson County (169,234) Catawba County (160,307) Orange County (149,077) Brunswick County (149,039) Randolph County (144,557) Rowan County (142,495) Harnett County (137,058) Robeson County (129,999) Wayne County (123,967) Henderson County (118,445) Moore County (103,352) Craven County (101,233) Cleveland County (99,035) Nash County (94,859) Rockingham County (91,285) Burke County (90,418) Lincoln County (88,097) Caldwell County (82,100) Wilson County (81,979) Chatham County (75,748) Franklin County (71,859) Surry County (71,683) Carteret County (69,558) Wilkes County (68,043) Rutherford County (67,076) Pender County (64,671) Sampson County (63,382) Stanly County (63,239) Haywood County (62,972) Lee County (62,353) Granville County (60,486) Duplin County (58,794) Watauga County (56,441) Hoke County (55,830) Lenoir County (55,720) Columbus County (54,754) Edgecombe County (50,829) Halifax County (49,479) Beaufort County (47,073) McDowell County (45,782) Stokes County (45,743) Vance County (44,718) Richmond County (44,332) Jackson County (44,033) Davie County (43,286) Pasquotank County (40,372) Person County (39,925) Yadkin County (37,625) Dare County (37,547) Alexander County (37,441) Macon County (35,994) Scotland County (34,637) Transylvania County (34,498) Bladen County (32,911) Cherokee County (29,073) Currituck County (29,052) Montgomery County (27,238) Ashe County (27,166) Anson County (24,097) Hertford County (23,108) Caswell County (22,443) Martin County (22,178) Madison County (21,740) Polk County (21,030) Greene County (20,928) Warren County (19,522) Northampton County (19,088) Bertie County (18,712) Yancey County (18,099) Avery County (17,571) Mitchell County (14,881) Swain County (14,179) Chowan County (13,815) Perquimans County (13,667) Pamlico County (12,715) Clay County (11,505) Washington County (11,485) Gates County (11,464) Alleghany County (11,194) Camden County (10,984) Jones County (9,250) Graham County (8,474) Hyde County (4,843) Tyrrell County (3,774)