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A Workforce Committed to Excellence


 Durham County North Carolina is one of the nation’s top ranked places to live, work and play! With its rich history and reputation as a great place to call home, our community consistently appears atop highly regarded lists of accolades such as:

  • No. 3 destination to visit in the world in 2016 by Jetsetter
  • No. 4 top metro for venture capital investment per capita by Martin Prosperity Institute. Source: Martin Prosperity Institute
  • No. 6 Small City for economic potential for the 2015-16 annual American Cities of the Future awards by American Cities of the Future
  • 21C Museum Hotel recognized as a top 10 new hotel by USA Today

As one of the nation’s most prominent technology and research areas, Durham County is also an economic development leader among its peer counties both locally and in other regions. As the state’s 4th largest county, we are poised to continue our successes and our enviable quality of life.

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Durham County is an Equal Opportunity Employer