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Census "Be Counted" Sites Open-CANCELED

  • Date: 03/16/2020  

Notice: To limit spread of COVID-19 (coronavirus), the Town of Chapel Hill is postponing, canceling, or modifying events and programs until further notice. Please visit for more information and links to official health resources.               

Chapel Hill, County Census Efforts Kick off in March

Chapel Hill residents will soon see a letter from the U.S. Census Bureau in their mailbox.  The Town of Chapel Hill, Orange County, and a variety of community organizations are working together to ensure that all residents are counted in the 2020 Census. 

To help raise awareness and encourage completion, a number of census-related activities are planned, beginning on Monday, March 16, and continuing through April.

Census 2020 Launch Parties

On Monday, March 16, Mayor Pam Hemminger, Council Member Karen Stegman, and others will officially kick off the 2020 Census across Orange County.  Area residents can ask questions about the census, enjoy a cupcake, and complete the census on the spot – on their phone, laptop, or at one of the Census 2020 Be Counted sites. Launch party locations and times:

  • 11:30 a.m. at Chapel Hill Public Library
  • Noon at Orange County Main Library in Hillsborough
  • 4:30 p.m. at the RENA Community Center

See the news release at

Download the Census Launch Party flyer


For the first time, residents will be able to respond to the Census online. "Be Counted" sites offer free public computers for residents to respond to the Census online. Hours vary by location.

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