Carrboro is a town in Orange County in the U.S. state of North Carolina. The population was 19,582 at the 2010 census. The town was named after North Carolina industrialist Julian Shakespeare Carr.
Located directly west of Chapel Hill, the town has a reputation as one of the most progressive communities in the Southern United States. It was the first municipality in North Carolina to elect an openly gay mayor, Mike Nelson, in 1995 and the first municipality in the state to grant domestic-partner benefits to same-sex couples.
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Dining and Shopping
There is great dining and shopping throughout the town including:
Carrboro has great transport links with I-40 close the town giving access to local cities and the mountains and coast beyond. Research Triangle Park is a short commute from the town as is RDU International Airport.
There are two music venues in Carrboro that host national and regional acts, Carrboro Arts Center and the Cats Cradle. The town is known for the Carrboro Music Festival, a free all-day event which celebrates local music with over 150 acts performing at dozens of locations in the downtown area. The town is also home to the annual West End Poetry Festival, which draws in a great selection of local poets.
Parks and Recreation
The town has 10 parks, from large community parks to small neighborhood parks and play areas. The 55-acre Henry Anderson Community Park contains multiple lighted baseball fields, basketball courts, tennis courts, a large fenced dog park and other recreational facilities. The Adams Tract is a 27-acre urban forest area near the center of town that contains 1.25 miles of trails for walking and hiking. Several neighborhood parks and other facilities provide multipurpose fields and playground equipment.
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