Durham is known for its amazing scenery that is combined with the feel of city life in a country setting. While this is seen as a small town don't let Durham fool you. This is a town rich in art, culture, history and a wide variety of sporting events. Located in Strafford County this town boasts a population of around 15,000 residents. Durham rests at the mouth of the Oyster River. It was founded in 1635 by a group of pioneers. Its name comes from the town Durham in England because earlier settlers were from that area.
Durham is breathtaking. Of course naturally winter months can get quite cold. If you want to look at an apartment then it is advised to do so about 3 months before you want to move. This allows time for you to review plenty of properties as well as process all paperwork in plenty of time.
Durham is a popular town. With this comes high demand for apartments. This means you will have a good amount of competition depending on when you want to apply. Always apply early to get ahead of the rest. Be sure to have all documentation required so it pushes our completed packet to the front.
Public campus transportation is available to all university students via Wildcat Transit. For those off campus there is the public transportation system as well as local taxis that can transport you around town. It is advised though to own your own transportation to make like a little easier. If you are close to the college campus or downtown then you may easily walk to many of the local destinations.
Durham offers food lovers a wealth of food establishments to quench your appetite and thirst. Everything from Aroma Joe's and the Durham House of Pizza to Knot's Irish pub and Libby's Bar and Grill are available. In addition there are various sporting events throughout the year as well as numerous outdoor adventures to be had.