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What You’ll Love About Chatham County

The Amenities

Shopping, dining, entertainment, libraries, parks, trails... Chatham County truly has something for everyone!

The Employment

Chatham County is home to several top companies and has a very low unemployment rate of just 3.6%.

The Weather

Sunny summer days, mild winters, and early springs are just three more reasons to love Chatham County!

Chatham County Homes for Sale

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Come Explore Life in Chatham County

Nestled within the Piedmont Region of North Carolina, with premier Jordan Lake residing within county limits, Chatham County is a peaceful area and a wonderful place to call home. Chatham County is Wake County's quieter neighbor, but there's no shortage of fun to be had in vibrant small towns like Pittsboro and Cary, or around Jordan Lake. If you've been searching for a tranquil environment to call home, Chatham County may just be the place for you. 

Spotlights of Chatham County

parks and recreation

Parks & Rec

Chatham County Parks & Recreation does a fantastic job in creating ample recreational opportunities for the community. From beautifully maintained local parks to a variety of fun athletic leagues, it's easy to get out and be active in Chatham County.

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Chatham Park

A premiere new community in Chatham County is Chatham Park, a new construction development that aims to put residents close to everything they need for happiness. Chatham Park is close to Jordan Lake, major employers in the area, and fun activities for residents of all ages.



Unemployment throughout Chatham County is generally low at about 3.6%. A number of major employers and big companies are just minutes away in both Chatham County and neighboring Wake County. 



Public schools in Chatham County are well-known for their comprehensive curriculums and highly skilled teachers. A number of public elementary, middle, and high schools are situated throughout the area, and private schools are also available for additional education opportunities. 

Jordan lake

Jordan Lake

Residents of Chatham County have the ultimate getaway spot; Jordan Lake. A huge selection of activities, including camping, hiking, swimming, kayaking, canoeing, boating, fishing, and bald eagle watching. Looking to become better acquainted with nature? Jordan Lake is the place to go. 

local attractions and events

Community Events

Each town and city in Chatham County is home to a close-knit community of friends and neighbors. Become a part of the community by participating in fun holiday celebrations, athletic events like marathons, and sporting events.

Chatham County Attractions

Chatham County at a Glance

quick facts

Quick Facts

Population (2013): 70,928
Communities: Bear Creek, Bennett, Bonlee, Bynum, Fearrington, Fearrington Village, Goldston, Gulf, Harpers Crossroads, Moncure, Pittsboro, Siler City, Silk Hope
County: Chatham
Mean Home Price (2013): $267,100


Travel & Commute

Raleigh: 43 min
Durham: 40 min
Research Triangle Park: 35 minutes
Airport: Raleigh-Durham International Airport
Major Highways: I-87, Highway 64

Chatham County Real Estate

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