Monday, May 28 is a Town Holiday

Most municipal offices will be closed. Residential trash will not be collected (make-up day is Wednesday, May 30). Chapel Hill Transit will not operate. Chapel Hill Public Library will be open from 1 to 5 p.m. A Special Service of Remembrance will be held at the Orange County Veterans Memorial at 7:30 a.m. Read more.

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Chapel Hill Named No. 3 Most Exciting Small Cities in America

Post Date:12/20/2013

PHOTO Halloween on Franklin StreetChapel Hill has been named one of the 10 Most Exciting Small Cities in America by Chapel Hill ranked third overall, fourth for active life options and 14th for nightlife.

Small cities with populations between 50,000 and 60,000 were given a score based on the following criteria:

  • Nightlife per capita
  • Live music venues per capita
  • Active life options per capita
  • Fast Food restaurants per capita
  • Percentage of restaurants that are fast food
  • Percentage of residents ages 20 to 34

For more information, see see and For a list of Chapel Hill’s awards and accolades, visit

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