Rougemont, NC: Around The Research Triangle Best Places To Live In NC
Our next stop is a small unincorporated community about 45 minutes west of Oxford, North Carolina that technically straddles Durham, Orange and Person counties by the name of Rougemont, NC, population 6,546.
Just a quick 16 miles from Durham, North Carolina, Rougemont is a best place to live if you want easy access to the services and accessibility of a larger metro area like Durham, Raleigh or Chapel Hill.
Named for nearby Red Mountain, Rougemont, NC sits in the very rural northern exurbs of Durham County and unlike many of the best places to live in NC or SC we visit has a very diffuse feel to it given that it is unincorporated and doesn’t exactly have a town center.
The area around Rougemont is quite beautiful with rolling hills and moderate climate that is a world away from the hustle and bustle in the best places to live like nearby Raleigh and Durham, North Carolina.
Needless to say that is one of its attractions although there are some other things that Rougemont is known for.
If you’re a NASCAR fan you’ve probably heard of the Orange County Speedway which is located in Rougemont.
And if you like outdoor recreation, there are a few good local golf courses. But remember, you're a short drive from Durham, NC.
Regarding housing, you’ll find a median home value of around $160,000 in the Rougemont area (Zillow.com).
Be Sure to Check Out All the Places We've Visited Around the Research Triangle Best Places To Live In North Carolina:
Well that’s all for this week.
Next week we’ll be looking at more best places to relocate or retire in the North Carolina Research Triangle area.
Have a great weekend!
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