The Triangle is consistently rated as one of the top places to live in the country. Raleigh, Durham and Chapel Hill make up the three points in the Triangle, a local term used to represent the cities that surround Research Triangle Park. The area is home to many prestigious companies and government agencies, including: Cisco, Biogen, IBM, Lenovo, United Theraputics, Glaxo Smith Kline, Dupont, RTI International, Credit Swisse, Quintiles, PPD, US EPA, and NIEHS to name a few.
The Triangle area draws a wide variety of people in numerous professions and offers excellent employment opportunities for a diverse and thriving population. The area is also home to three major research universities: The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, North Carolina State University (in Raleigh) and Duke University (in Durham). This area thrives on its culture, history, education, medical centers and athletics. Let’s take a closer look at the wonderful communities that make up the Triangle.
The towns & cities in area are: Raleigh, Cary, Apex, Morrisville, Wake Forest (Wake County), Durham, Chapel Hill, Carrboro, Hillsborough (Orange County) and Chatham County. Each area has a multitude of neighborhoods in all price ranges and each area has its own charm and flavor.
This map takes you on a trip around The Triangle and introduces you to a wide variety of neighborhoods.
In addition to the three points of the Triangle — Raleigh, Durham and Chapel Hill — the area is home to Carrboro and Hillsborough in Orange County (the home of Chapel Hill), Pittsboro in Chatham County to the south of Chapel Hill, and Cary, Apex, Morrisville and Wake Forest in Wake County, the home of Raleigh.
The Triangle is a very dynamic metropolitan area with a stable real estate market. To learn about the real estate markets that make up the Triangle, click the links below.