Chapel Hill, North Carolina is a multicultural college town that is home to University of North Carolina. The history of the Town is inextricably linked to the University of North Carolina. The Town was, in fact, created to serve the University. When the UNC Board of Trustees chose the area around New Hope Chapel as the site for the first state university in 1793, they also named a committee to lay out a town adjacent to the site.
The number of residents in Chapel Hill, North Carolina is 59,000. Proclaimed “America’s Foodiest Small Town” by Bon Appetit Magazine, Chapel Hill is quickly becoming a hot sport for pop American cuisine. This trend-setting location is full of sights, sounds, and tastes that make it a place where authors, musicians, and artists call home.
Historic Franklin Street in Downtown Chapel Hill has more than 200 restaurants, bars, retail shops, and service businesses. The community offers local festivals, special events, exciting nightlife, and cultural destinations. 140 West and Carolina Square are Franklin Street’s is the heart for outdoor events.
The Town of Chapel Hill is a community where a diversity of ideas, people, and opportunities converge. It is a place where its people feel a vitality and pride that stem from Chapel Hill’s history, traditions, and unique characteristics. Nicknamed the “Southern Part of Heaven,” Chapel Hill was named after New Hope Chapel that stood upon a hill at the crossing of two roads (where The Carolina Inn currently stands).
There are several beautiful and educational local attractions in Chapel Hill. The Ackland Art Museum exhibits European and Asian art. The North Carolina Botanical Garden offers nature trails and themed gardens. The Morehead Planetarium and Science Center offers live shows.
Southern Village is located south of town and is 5 minutes from UNC-Chapel Hill. This neighborhood, established in 1994, has all the pieces of what is today called, “New Urbanism.” Market Street, which is within walking distance to all parts of the neighborhood, has a variety of entertainment, food, and shops.
Today, reminders of Chapel Hill’s history are cherished by its citizens and admired by visitors. Quiet winding streets, wooded home sites, stone walls, and small shops around the University add to the charm, mystique, and “small-town” atmosphere.
In a place known for community, Chapel Hill offers a large assortment of apartment homes. Peak Suites can help you find your next luxury housing accommodations right here in Tarheel country. We offer temporary, short-term, and long-term spaces for rent (including apartments, townhouses, condos, and single family homes).
If you are making a transition and want to relocate in North Carolina, Peak Suites offers all-inclusive housing solutions for you. We have locations in the Research Triangle (here in Chapel Hill as well as in Raleigh and in Durham). We also have furnished accommodations, including corporate housing rentals, in the towns/cities of Apex, Cary, Holly Springs, Morrisville, and Wake Forest.
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