Past Accolades of Note

  • Chapel Hill ranks No. 3 in the 10 Most Exciting Small Cities in America according to (2013)
  • Money Magazine’s  No. 10, Best Places to Live (2012)
  • Carrboro among Mother Earth News’ fifth annual “Great Places You’ve (Maybe) Never Heard Of” list. (2011)
  • Best Places to Raise Children, Business Week (December 2010)
  • Chapel Hill, one of the Top 10 Best Places to Start a Business (Entrepreneur Magazine, August 2009)
  • Bon Appetit Names Durham-Chapel Hill America’s Foodiest Small Town (2008)
  • Lantern named one of America’s Top 50 Restaurants by Gourmet and one of America’s 50 Most Amazing Wine Experiences by Food & Wine. (2006)
  • Carrboro named one of America’s best art towns by author John Villani in his book, “The 100 Best Art Towns in America: A guide to Galleries, Museums, Festivals, Lodging and Dining.” (2005)

Other Resources

Town of Chapel Hill’s List of Awards & Accolades

Chapel Hill is part of the Research Triangle Region, which routinely ranks among the best places to do business, work and live. Click for a list of Triangle Region Rankings

Triangle Business Journal  Accolades News