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Durham County, North Carolina

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Please add profiles of those who were born, lived or died in Durham County, North Carolina.

Official Website

The county was formed on April 17, 1881, from parts of Orange County and Wake County, taking the name of its own county seat.

Adjacent Counties

Cities, Towns & Communities

  • Bahama
  • Bethesda
  • Braggtown
  • Carr
  • Chapel Hill (part)
  • Durham (County Seat, part)
  • Genlee
  • Gorman
  • Lebanon
  • Lowe's Grove
  • Mangum
  • Morrisville (part)
  • Nelson
  • Oak Grove
  • Raleigh (part)
  • Roguemont (part)
  • Triangle



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