Durham County, North Carolina Basics:

Durham County North Carolina - Government Site

Population: 282,081
Area: 286 square miles
County seat: Durham
Area code(s) in use: 919
Time zone: EST
High school graduate or higher: 86.9%
Bachelor's degree or higher: 44.7%
Median household income: $50,997
Persons in poverty: 18.0%
Home ownership rate: 55.0%
Mean travel time to work: 21.4 minutes

Adjacent counties:
Chatham  Granville  Orange  Person  Wake  

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Map of the Durham County area

Our detail map of Durham County shows the Durham County, North Carolina boundary lines and other interesting items.

Places in Durham County, North Carolina

  Airports     show all on map

Farlow Field, Lake Ridge Aero Park Airport

  Areas     show all on map

Sarah P Duke Gardens

  Buildings     show all on map

Alexander H Sands Jr Building, Alexander-Dunn Building, Alfonso Elder Student Union, Allen Building, Alspaugh House, American Red Cross, Annie Day Shepard Dormitory, Asbury Building, Aycock Hall, B N Duke Auditorium, Bacon Street Building, Bahama Fire and Rescue Station 1, Bahama Fire and Rescue Station 2, Baldwin Auditorium, Basset House, Baynes Dormitory, Bell Medical Research Building, Bethesda Volunteer Fire Department Station 1, Bethesda Volunteer Fire Department Station 2, Bivins Building, Braggtown Branch Durham County Public Library, Branson Building, Brown House, Bryan Research Building, Cameron Indoor Stadium, Card Gymnasium, Carr Building, Childley Hall Dormitory, Collins Building, Cottage One, Craven Quadrangle, Crowell Building, Crowell Quadrangle, Davis Ambulatory Surgical Center, Davison Building, Dent Human Science Building, Doris Duke Gardens Visitors Center, Duke Ambulatory Surgery Center, Duke SmartHouse, Durham County Emergency Medical Services Station 1, Durham County Emergency Medical Services Station 2, Durham County Emergency Medical Services Station 3, Durham County Emergency Medical Services Station 4, Durham County Emergency Medical Services Station 5, Durham County Emergency Medical Services Station 6, Durham County Public Library Main Library, Durham Exchange Club, Durham Fire Department Station 1, Durham Fire Department Station 10, Durham Fire Department Station 11, Durham Fire Department Station 12, Durham Fire Department Station 13, Durham Fire Department Station 14, Durham Fire Department Station 16, Durham Fire Department Station 2, Durham Fire Department Station 3, Durham Fire Department Station 4, Durham Fire Department Station 5, Durham Fire Department Station 6, Durham Fire Department Station 7, Durham Fire Department Station 8, Durham Fire Department Station 9, Durham Tech-Glaxo Welcome Technology Center, E W Busse Gerontology Building, Eagleson Dormitory, East Duke Building, Edmonds Classroom Building, Edwards Music Building, Edwin A. Morris Clinical Cancer Research Building, Edwin L Jones Cancer Research Building, Epworth Hall, Farrison-Newton Communications Building, Few Quadrangle, Finch-Yeager Building, Fitzpatrick Center for Interdisciplinary Engineering, Medicine and Applied Sciences, Freeman Center for Jewish Life, Fuqua Keller Center, Gilbert-Addoms House, Giles House, Greater Emmanuel Family Life Enrichment Center, Gross Chemical Laboratory, Hanes House, Hoey Administration Building, Holy Cross Activity Center, Hospital North Parking Deck, Hospital South Parking Deck, Hubbard Chemistry Building, Hudson Hall, Immanuel Temple Seventh Day Adventist Church Community Service Center, International House, James E Shepard Library, Jarvis House, John Hope Franklin Center, Joseph M and Kathleen Price Bryan University Center, Julius L Chambers Biomedical-Biotechnology Research Institute, Kilgo Quadrangle, Latham Dormitory, Lebanon Volunteer Fire Department, Lee Biology Building, Levine Science Research Center, McDougald House, McDougald Terrace Branch Durham County Public Library, McDougald-McLendon Gymnasium, McLean Dormitory, Miller-Morgan Building, Nanaline H Duke Building, Nasher Museum of Art at Duke University, New Covenant Holiness Church Library, Newton Industrial and Engineering Technologies Center, Page Auditorium, Parkwood Branch Durham County Public Library, Parkwood Volunteer Fire Department Station 1, Parkwood Volunteer Fire Department Station 2, Parkwood Volunteer Fire Department Station 3, Pegram House, Perkins Administration Building, Perkins Library, Phillips Building, Pickens Building, Redwood Volunteer Fire Department Station 1, Redwood Volunteer Fire Department Station 2, Redwood Volunteer Fire Department Station 3, Refuge and Recovery Outreach Center, Robinson Science Building, Rush Dormitory, Sanford Institute, Seeley G. Mudd Building, Southgate Hall, Southwest Branch Durham County Public Library, State Museum of Life and Science, Taylor Education Building, Teer Engineering Library, Trent Hall, Turner Law Building, Union Building, Union Building, United For Christ Church Day Care Center, Walker Physical Education Complex, Walltown Recreation Center, Wannamaker Hall, West Duke Building, White Building, Whiting Criminal Justice Building, William D Murray Building, William Jones Building, Willis Commerce Building, Wilson West Campus Recreation Center

  Cemeteries     show all on map

Beechwood Cemetery, Carrington Cemetery, Glenview Cemetery, Maplewood Cemetery, Oak Grove Memorial Gardens, Woodlawn Memorial Park

  Census     show all on map

Gorman Census Designated Place, Rougemont Census Designated Place

  Churches     show all on map

Abundant Hope Christian Church, Aldersgate United Methodist Church, All Souls Church Unitarian Universalist Church, Andrews Chapel, Angier Avenue Baptist Church, Anointed Word Ministries, Apostolic House of Deliverance Church, Asbury Temple United Methodist Church, Asbury United Methodist Church, Baha'i Faith, Barbees Church, Believers Assembly Christian Church, Bell Yeager Freewill Baptist Church, Berea Church, Bethany United Methodist Church, Bethel Chapel, Bethel Christian Center, Bethel Family Worship Center, Bethesda Baptist Church at the Park, Bethesda Baptist Church Mission House, Bethlehem Temple Apostolic Faith Church, Bethlehem United Holy Church, Bible Church, Bibleway Apostolic Temple, Blacknall Memorial Presbyterian Church, Braggtown Church, Cains Chapel, Calvary Church, Calvary Free Will Baptist Church, Cameron Grove Baptist Church, Central Church, Central Church of Christ, Christ Cathedral Oasis of Love Church, Christ the King Moravian Church, Christian and Missionary Alliance Community Church, Christian Assembly Church, Christian Tabernacle, Christus Victor Church, Church of Christ, Church of Christ, Church of God and True Holiness, Church of God of Prophecy, Church of Philadelphia, Church of the Abiding Savior Lutheran Church, Church of the Brethren Peace Covenant Church, Church of the Good Shepherd, Church of the Lord Jesus Christ of the Apostolic Faith, Church on the Rock, Community Baptist Church, Community Fellowship International Church, Cornerstone Bible Church, Cresset Church, Cristo Vive Durham Hispanic Ministry, Crown of Righteousness Community Church, Daughters of the King Ministries, Deliverance Temple, Disciples Church of Christ, Duke Chapel, Duke Memorial United Methodist Church, Dukes Chapel, Durham Friends Meetinghouse, Durham Memorial Baptist Church, Durham Mennonite Church, Eagles Summit Christian Fellowship Church, Ebenezer Missionary Baptist Church, Ecclesia House of Prayer, Edgewood Baptist Church, Ellis Chapel, Emmanuel African Methodist Episcopal Church, Ephesus Church, Epworth United Methodist Church, Evangelical Assembly of God, Faith Baptist Church, Faith in Christ Church, Faith Tabernacle Church of Durham, Faith Temple House of Prayer, Father Son Holiness Church, Fellowship Church, Fieldcrest Church, First Calvary Baptist Church, First Chronicles Community Church, First Church of Christ Scientist, First Congregation United Church of Christ, First Freewill Baptist Church, First Presbyterian Church, First Trinity Church, First United Antioch Baptist Church, Fisher Memorial United Holy Church of America, Five Oaks Seventh Day Adventist Church, Fletcher Chapel, Friendship House of Prayer Holiness Church, Full Gospel Holy Church, Fuller Memorial Associate Reformed Presbyterian Church, Garden Of Gethsemane Outreach Ministries, Gateway To Heaven Church, Gethsemane Baptist Church, Glad Tidings Worship Ministries, Glendale Heights United Methodist Church, Glenn School Road Baptist Church, God's Anointed Ministries, God's Holy Tabernacle, God's House of Refuge, Good Shepherd Church of God in Christ, Gospel Church, Grace Baptist Church, Grace Church of Durham, Grace Lutheran Church, Great Commission Full Gospel Church, Great Faith Baptist Church, Greater Emmanuel Full Gospel Church, Greater Emmanuel Pentecostal Temple, Greater Faith Church, Greater Faith Holiness Church, Greater New Birth Baptist Church, Greater Orange Grove Baptist Church, Greater Refuge Church, Greater Saint Paul Missionary Baptist Church, Greater Waltown Gospel Tabernacle Church, Grey Stone Baptist Church, Guess Road Baptist Church, Happy Rock Unity Holy Church, Healing and Peace Tabernacle, Henderson Church, Highway and Hedges Ministry Two, Highway House of Prayer, Holy Cross Catholic Church, Holy Infant Church, Holy Praise and Worship Center Church, Homestead Heights Church, Hope Valley Church, Horton Road Church of God, Horton Road Freewill Baptist Church, Iglesia Cristiana Emanuel, Iglesia Cristiana Renacer, Immanuel Church, Immanuel Temple, Jesus Time Tabernacle, Jewish Federation, Jubilee Christian Church, Judea Reform Congregation, Kingdom Baptist Church, Kingdom Hall of Jehovah's Witnesses, Kingdom Hall of Jehovah's Witnesses, Korean Presbyterian Church of North Carolina, Lakeview Baptist Church, Lakewood Baptist Church, Lakewood United Methodist Church, Laymans Church, Liberty Baptist Church, Life Community Church, Living Waters Christian Community, Long's Memorial African Methodist Episcopal Zion Church, Loving Heart Christian Center, Lowes Grove Baptist Church, Mahanain Christian Church, Markham Chapel Baptist Church, Massey Chapel, McMannen Church, McMannen United Methodist Church, Mill Grove Full Gospel Church, Monroe Christian Church, Monument of Faith Church of God of Prophecy, Morehead Avenue Baptist Church, Mount Bethel Church, Mount Bethel Presbyterian Church, Mount Calvary Holy Church, Mount Calvary United Church of Christ, Mount Calvert Church, Mount Gilead Baptist Church, Mount Lebanon Church, Mount Level Church, Mount Olive African Methodist Episcopal Zion Church, Mount Olive Baptist Church, Mount Sylvan Church, Mount Tabor Church, Mount Vernon Baptist Church, Mount Zoar Baptist Church, Nehemiah Christian Center, New Aggressive Church of Deliverance, New Covenant Community Fellowship Church, New Covenant Holiness Church, New Jerusalem Baptist Cathedral, New Jerusalem Free Will Baptist Church, New Life Provision Ministries, New Metropolitan Baptist Church, New Trinity Church, No Greater Love Church, North East Baptist Church Annex, Nothern Church, Obedience to the Word Church, Old Fashioned Tabernacle, Olive Branch Church, Olivet Missionary Baptist Church, One Love Ministries, Orange Grove Church, Orange Grove Missionary Baptist Church, Palmer Memorial United Holy Church, Park View Baptist Church, Parkwood Baptist Church, Parkwood United Methodist Church, Pilgrim Baptist Church, Pilgrim United Church of Christ, Plain View Church, Progressive Holiness Church, Prosperity Outreach Church, Reconciliation United Methodist Church, Red Mountain Church, Redeeming Love Christian Church, Religious Science Church of the Triangle, Resurrection United Methodist Church, Ridgecrest Church, River of Joy Worship Center, Riverside Church, Robbins Road Christian Church, Roger Grove Church, Rose of Sharon Church, Ross Church, Russell Memorial Christian Methodist Episcopal Church, Saint Andrew United Methodist Church, Saint James Baptist Church, Saint John Baptist Church, Saint Johns Presbyterian Church, Saint Josephs African Methodist Episcopal Church, Saint Lukes Episcopal Church, Saint Pauls Church, Saint Peters Way Church, Saint Philips Episcopal Church, Saint Stephens Church, Salvation Is Free Holy Church, Sanctuary of Christ Holy Church, Seed Time and Harvest Fellowship Church, Shady Grove Church, Sharon Acres Church, Shepherds Flock Church, Sherron Acres Free Will Baptist Church, Smith Chapel, Solid Rock Full Gospel Church, Spirit and Word Church, Springs of Life Bible Church, Temple Baptist Church, The Church of God of Prophecy, The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints, The Greater Zion Wall Church, The New Shiloh Holiness Church, The Summit Church, Three Rivers Baptist Church, Triangle Church, Trinity Avenue Presbyterian Church, Trinity Baptist Church, Trinity Community Church, Trinity Convergence Church, Trinity United Methodist Church, Union Baptist Church, Union Grove Church, Union Grove Church, United Assembly For Christ Church, United For Christ Outreach Center, United House of Prayer, Unity Church, Victory In Christ Ministries, Victory Temple Holy Church, Watts Street Baptist Church, Westminster Church, Westwood Baptist Church, Wings of Eagles Christian Church, Word of Faith Church, World Overcomers Christian Church, World Overcomers Christian Ministries, Yates Baptist Church, Youth Life Foundation of the Triangle

  Crossings     show all on map

Interchange 172, Interchange 173, Interchange 174, Interchange 174B, Interchange 176A, Interchange 176B, Interchange 177, Interchange 178, Interchange 179, Interchange 180, Interchange 182, Interchange 183, Interchange 1A, Interchange 1B, Interchange 270, Interchange 273A and 273B, Interchange 274, Interchange 276, Interchange 278, Interchange 279A and 279B, Interchange 280, Interchange 281, Interchange 282, Interchange 283

  Dams     show all on map

Allen Lake Dam, Bailey Lake Dam, Bay Meadows Lake Dam, Bollinger Pond Dam, Brinkley Lake Dam, Chandler Lake Dam, Clark Lake Dam, Crystal Lake Dam, Durham Wildlife Club Lake Dam, Eden Lake Dam, Few Lake Dam, Frazier Lake Dam, General Electric Number Two Dam, Hester Lake Number One Dam, Infinity Rd Raw Water Reservoir Dam, Jessie Cole Lake Dam, Lake Elton Dam, Lake Michie Dam, Lake Shore Dam, Lake Unity Dam, Matthews Lake Dam, McFarland Lake Dam, Newcombs Lake Dam, Niehs Research Triangle Park Dam, Parkwood Lake Dam, Pettys Lake Dam, Quail Roost Lake Dam Number Three, Quail Roost Lake Number One Dam, Quail Roost Lake Number Two Dam, Roycroft Lake Dam, Straford Lake Number One Dam, Straford Lake Number Two Dam, Sykes Lake Dam, Thompson Lake Dam, Twin Lake Number One Dam, Twin Lake Number Two Dam, Willowhaven Lake Number One Dam, Willowhaven Lake Number Two Dam

  Forests     show all on map

North Carolina State University Forest

  Hospitals     show all on map

Duke University Hospital, Duke University Medical Center, Durham Regional Homecare Center, Durham Regional Hospital, Durham Veterans Affairs Medical Center, Lenox Baker Childrens Hospital, North Carolina Specialty Hospital, Select Specialty Hospital - Durham, Watts Hospital (historical)

  Locales     show all on map

305 South Antique Mall Shopping Center, Brightleaf Square, Clock Tower Court, Croasdaile Country Club, Duke Homestead, Forest Hill Shopping Center, George K Slocum Forestry Camp, Glenwood North-Duke Shopping Center, Holly Grove Campground, Hope Valley Country Club, Kings Plaza Shopping Center, Lakewood Shopping Center, Loehmanns Plaza at Croasdaile, Lyndover, Ninth Street Shopping District, North Duke Mall, Northgate Mall, O and C Junction, Regency Plaza, Riverview Shopping Center, Shannon Plaza, South Square Mall, Spruce Pine Campground, Streets at Southpoint Shopping Center, The Black Market Shopping Center, Triangle Square Shopping Center, University Shopping Center, Washington Duke Inn and Golf Club, Wellons Village Shopping Center, Westgate Shopping Center, Willowhaven Country Club

  Mines     show all on map

Durham Quarry, Rougemont Quarry

  Parks     show all on map

Duke Park, Durham County Stadium, Northgate Park, O'Kelly-Riddick Stadium, Valley Springs Park, Wallace Wade Stadium, West Point on the Eno

  Populated Places     show all on map

Archer Woods, Bahama, Bethesda, Bilboa, Blands, Braggtown, Brassfield, Burton, Chicopee Hills, Colony Park, Devonshire Manor, Durham, Eastwood Park, Fairntosh, Falconbridge, Few, Five Oaks, Forest Acres, Fox Run, Genlee, Glen Forest, Gorman, Greymoss, Hampton, Havenhill, Hayes, Heather Glen, Heritage Heights, Hickory Oaks, Hope Valley North, Hope Valley West, Huckleberry Spring, Huntington Place, Joyland, Keene, Lochnora, Lowes Grove, Lynn Crossroads, Mangum Store, Marydell, Marywood, Mill Grove, Nelson, New Hope Valley, Oak Grove, Orange Factory, Parkwood, Quail Roost, Red Mountain, Redwood, Rocky Knoll, Rougemont, Spring Valley, Suntree, Surry Green, The American Village, The Downs, University Estates, Weaver, West Hills, West Hills East, Willardville, Woodberry, Woodcroft

  Post Offices     show all on map

Durham Post Office, East Durham Post Office, Eno Valley Post Office, Hunkadora Post Office (historical), West Durham Station Post Office

  Reservoirs     show all on map

Allen Lake, Bailey Lake, Bay Meadows Lake, Bollinger Pond, Chandler Lake, Clark Lake, Durham Wildlife Club Lake, Eden Lakes, Few Lake, Frazier Lake, General Electric Lake Number Two, Hester Lake, Infinity Rd Raw Water Reservoir, Jesse Cole Lake, Lake Elton, Lake Michie, Lake Shore, Lake Unity, Matthews Lake, McFarland Lake, Newcombs Lake, Noname, Parkwood Lake, Perry Pond, Pettys Lake, Quail Roost Lake Number One, Quail Roost Lake Number Three, Quail Roost Lake Number Two, Roycroft Lake, Straford Lake Number One, Straford Lake Number Two, Sykes Lake, Twin Lake Number One, Twin Lake Number Two, Willowhaven Lake Number One, Willowhaven Lake Number Two

  Schools     show all on map

Aldersgate Preschool, Bethesda Elementary School, Braggtown School, Brogden Middle School, Burton Geo-World Magnet Elementary School, C C Spaulding Biosphere Magnet Elementary School, Carr Middle School, Carrington Middle School, Charles E Jordan High School, Chewning Middle School, Club Boulevard Humanities Magnet Elementary School, Council Christian Academy, Creekside Elementary School, Cresset Christian Academy, Duke Divinity School, Duke University, Duke University School of Engineering, Duke University School of Law, Durham Academy, Durham College, Durham School of the Arts, Durham Technical Community College, E K Powe Elementary School, Easley Elementary School, East End School, Eastway Elementary School, Eno Valley Elementary School, Fayetteville Street Elementary School, Forest View Elementary School, Fuller School, George Watts Elementary School, Glenn Elementary School, Grey Stone Christian Learning Center, Hillandale School, Hillside High School, Holloway Street Elementary School, Holt Elementary School, Holton Middle School, Hope Valley School, J D Clement Early College High School, James E Shepard Middle School, Lakeview Elementary School, Lakewood Accelerated Lab Elementary School, Little River School, Lowe's Grove Middle School, Lowes Grove Elementary School, Lyon Park School, Mangum School, Merrick-Moore School, Morehead School, Neal Middle School, North Carolina Central University, North Carolina School of Science and Mathematics, North Durham School, Northern High School, Oak Grove Elementary School, Parkwood School, Pearsontown School, R N Harris Integrated Arts and Core Knowledge Magnet Elementary School, Riverside High School, Rogers-Herr Middle School, Shepard Middle School, Sherwood Githens Middle School, Southern High School, Southside School, Southwest Elementary School, Spring Valley Elementary, Triangle Presbyterian Preschool and Kindergarten, W G Pearson Lab Elementary School, Walltown School, Watts School of Nursing, Whitted Middle School, Wright School, Y E Smith Science and Technology Magnet Elementary School

  Streams     show all on map

Buck Branch, Buffalo Creek, Burdens Creek, Cabin Branch, Camp Creek, Chunky Pipe Creek, Crooked Creek, Deep Creek, Dial Creek, Dry Creek, Ellerbe Creek, Eno River, Flat River, Laurel Creek, Lick Creek, Little Creek, Little Lick Creek, Little River, Martin Branch, Mountain Creek, Mud Creek, Panther Creek, Rocky Branch, Rocky Creek, Sandy Creek, Sevenmile Creek, Third Fork Creek

  Towers     show all on map

WAFR-FM (Durham), WAFR-FM (Durham), WDBS-FM (Durham), WDCG-FM (Durham), WDNC-AM (Durham), WDUR-AM (Durham), WSRC-AM (Durham), WSRC-AM (Durham), WTIK-AM (Durham),

Durham County, North Carolina Population By Race (2012 estimate)

WhiteDurham County White population 149,503149,502  
BlackDurham County Black population 109,447109,447
AsianDurham County Asian population 13,82213,821
MixedDurham County Mixed population 6,4886,487
American IndianDurham County American Indian population 2,8212,820
Hawaiian & Pacific IslanderDurham County Hawaiian & Pacific Islander population 282282

Additional population tables :
State population table
North Carolina population by county