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Carrboro, NC

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<h2>Carrboro, North Carolina</h2><p>Known as West End because of its local adjacent to Chapel Hill, Carrboro has a population of just under 17,000 people. It is known as one of the most liberal towns in the Southern United States having elected a gay mayor in 1995, offering same sex marriage benefits and a huge opposition to the war in Iraq.</p><p>It is a lovely and vibrant community, and your Carrboro apartment promises an interesting new lifestyle. You'll find excellent public transportation to Chapel Hill but the city overall is not that walkable so think about car parking when looking for you new place.</p><h2>Be Culturally Active</h2><p>Carrboro has a thriving cultural scene, and you'll find plenty to see and do there.The Carrboro Music Festival is a big annual event each autumn, and the ArtsCenter is a great venue for year around music events. Carrboro maintains 10 parks ranging from large community parks to small neighborhood parks and play areas.</p><p>The 55-acre Henry Anderson Community Park contains multiple types of lit court type venues and the Adams Tract is a urban forest area near the center of town that contains 1.25 miles of trails for walking and hiking. With Chapel Hill so nearby, your Carrboro apartment will be near just about anything you might want to do.</p><h2>Shop and Dine Near Your New Apartment</h2><p>Weaver and Main Streets are prime for restaurants, and you'll want to check out some of the local favorites. Akai Hana gets rave reviews for its Japanese food - both sushi and tempura - and it has a great outdoor patio for dining. Carrburritos is great for traditional Mexican, and the Weaver Street Market shouldn't be missed. It's a combination grocery store and restaurant and a cool local hangout. Acme Food and Beverage serves breakfast, lunch and dinner and the locals all love it!</p><h2>Speaking of a Music Scene</h2><p>At night, there's quite a range of bars and lounges so once settled in your Carrboro apartment, you'll want to check some of them out. Cat's Cradle, The Reservoir and The Speakeasy are all good bar music venues. Carrboro has quite the music scene so expect some good groups. The Spotted Dog and Milltown are both good drinking places, and the people are friendly so you'll feel at home quickly.</p><p>&nbsp;</p><p>&nbsp;</p>

Getting Around in Carrboro, NC

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The average commuter time in Carrboro is:
15 to 19 minutes
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  • Time Range
  • 25 to 29 minutes
  • 30 to 34 minutes
  • 35 to 39 minutes
  • Percentage of workers
  • 8.91%
  • 15.36%
  • 3.69%