Hillsborough Orange County, North Carolina

Hillsborough: Town in and county seat of Orange County, North Carolina, United States

About

Hillsborough is a town located in the county of Orange in the U.S. state of North Carolina. Its population at the 2010 census was 6,087 and a population density of 512 people per km². After 10 years in 2020 city had an estimated population of 7,226 inhabitants.

The town was created 267 years ago in 1753.

Hillsborough Quick Facts

Population : 7,226 (2020)
Country : United States of America
State : North Carolina (United States)
County : Orange County
Postal code : 27278
Phone Area Codes : 919
Area : 11.9 km2
Named for : Wills Hill, 1st Marquess of Downshire
Altitude : 10 feet / 3 meters
Capital city : Hillsborough is capital of Orange County
Establishment : January 01, 1754 (267 years ago)
Time Zone : Eastern Time Zone
Local time : 02:24:47 (9th December 2021)
Density : 607 Pop. per km² as of 2020
Population growth : 15.76% (2010-2020)
Hillsborough locator map
Location of Hillsborough on North Carolina map.
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Geography

Hillsborough is located at 36°4'32"N 79°5'59"W (36.0754200, -79.0997300).

Hillsborough map

Demographics

The population of Hillsborough increased by 15.76% in 10 years.

Year Population % Change Method
2010 6,087 - census
2011 6,650 8.47% estimation process
2012 6,771 1.79% estimation process
2013 6,874 1.5% estimation process
2014 6,864 -0.15% estimation process
2015 6,988 1.77% estimation process
2016 7,058 0.99% estimation process
2017 7,175 1.63% estimation process
2018 7,182 0.1% estimation process
2019 7,161 -0.29% estimation process
2020 7,226 0.9% estimation process

Hillsborough zip code is 27278. County name: Orange, County fips: 37135

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Local Places in Hillsborough

1 Town of Hillsborough Town Hall
Rating: 5 (2)

Address: 101 E Orange St, Hillsborough, NC 27278 ➦ Show Map

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Town of Hillsborough Town Hall
2 Town of Hillsborough Town Hall Annex
Rating: 5 (1)

Address: 105 E Corbin St, Hillsborough, NC 27278 ➦ Show Map

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Town of Hillsborough Town Hall Annex
3 Town of Hillsborough Financial Services
Rating: 4 (1)

Address: 105 E Corbin St, Hillsborough, NC 27278 ➦ Show Map

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4 Town of Hillsborough

Address: 890 NC-86, Hillsborough, NC 27278 ➦ Show Map

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People born in Hillsborough (18)

People born in Hillsborough, including soccer player Logan Pause, politician Christopher Harris Williams, Senator from Missouri Thomas Hart Benton, you can see a list of people who born in Hillsborough.

Schools in Hillsborough

College & universities near Hillsborough, NC

Code Name City ZIP
199883 Watts School of Nursing Durham (NC) 27705-2505

Stations (16)

Amtrak & bus stations near Hillsborough, NC

Code Name Address Type
DNC Durham 400 W. Chapel Hill Street RAIL
BNC Burlington 101 North Main Street RAIL
CYN Cary 211 North Academy Street RAIL
NSF North Carolina State Fair station 1025 Blue Ridge Blvd. RAIL
RGH Raleigh Union Station 320 West Cabarrus Street RAIL

Post offices near Hillsborough

Post Office Name City ZIP
Hillsborough Post Office Hillsborough (NC) 27278

Other places with the same name (3)

Other cities in Orange County

Cities, Towns, Neighborhoods & Other Populated Places in Orange County , NC.

City Name Population Title
Chapel Hill 59,568 Town in Orange County, North Carolina, United States
Carrboro 21,239 Town in North Carolina, United States

Distance to Other Cities

Hillsborough distances to largest North Carolina cities