Fun Facts About Durham, NC
Durham is called the City of Medicine for a reason: it is home to over 300 health and medical-related businesses.
Before Europeans arrived, the area now known as Durham was occupied by two tribes of Native Americans who farmed the region: the Eno and the Occanecchi.
The City of Durham maintains over 60 public parks with over 1,800 acres of green space and over 20 miles of trails and greenways.
Durham was home to Erwin Mill, the first textile manufacturer to produce denim.
The only Rose Bowl game not played in Pasadena, CA, was played in Durham in 1942. This past November, a man found a trophy in the trash that appeared to be from the 1942 Bowl game.
Area Codes: 919, 984
Zip Codes: 27157, 27560, 27701, 27702, 27703, 27704, 27705, 27706, 27707, 27708, 27709, 27710, 27711, 27712, 27713, 27715, 27717
Nearby Cities: Chapel Hill, NC; Carrboro, NC; Cary, NC; Apex, NC; Raleigh, NC; Wake Forest, NC; Holly Springs, NC; Garner, NC; Graham, NC; Burlington, NC; Clayton, NC; Henderson, NC; Sanford, NC; Smithfield, NC