Durham is an important Category

And this is where we talk about why DURHAM pretty awesome ...

About Durham Life

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Live, Play, Work!

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Durham Population

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Are You A Durham Visitor If So?

It’s important but clearly not *that* important

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Are You Durham Residents If So?

And is as unimportant as the other one

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Duke University Medical Center (commonly referred to as Duke University Hospital) is a 938-acute care bed[1] academic tertiary care facility located in Durham, North Carolina. Since its establishment in 1930, the hospital has grown from a small regional hospital to a world-renowned academic medical center. Duke University Hospital is the flagship teaching hospital for the Duke University Health System, a network of physicians and hospitals serving Durham County and Wake County, North Carolina, and surrounding areas, as well as one of three Level I referral centers for the Research Triangle of North Carolina (the other two are UNC Hospitals in nearby Chapel Hill and WakeMed Raleigh in Raleigh).

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Durham, North Carolina

Durham, North Carolina

Reconstruction and the rise of Durham tobacco.

Durham is a city in the U.S. state of North Carolina. It is the county seat of Durham County,[6] though portions also extend into Wake County in the east and Orange County in the west.[2] The U.S. Census Bureau estimates the city's population to be 245,475 as of July 1, 2013.[7] Durham is the core of the four-county Durham-Chapel Hill Metropolitan Area. which has a population of 534,578 as of U.S. Census 2013 Population Estimates. The US Office of Management and Budget also includes Durham as a part of the Raleigh-Durham-Chapel Hill Combined Statistical Area, which has a population of 2,037,430 as of U.S. Census 2013 Population Estimates.[8].

It is the home of Duke University and North Carolina Central University, and is also one of the vertices of the Research Triangle area (home of the Research Triangle Park).