Community Interest

Citizens Academy

Want to learn more about how the town operates? Apply for Hillsborough's first citizens academy today!​



Coolest Small Town

Final round of voting ends March 4! Vote for Hillsborough as America’s Coolest Small Town daily via or social media tagged #ACST2015.



Riverwalk, Hillsborough's greenway along the Eno River corridor, is part of the N.C. Mountains-to-Sea Trail.



YouTube Channel

View town videos from the past five years on our channel, and check out our playlists for videos about Hillsborough made by others.


Planning a Visit

Hillsborough’s historic district features more than 100 late 18th- and early 19th-century structures. The town also hosts several natural and recreational attractions. The Visitors Center is located at 150 E. King St. in the Alexander Dickson House.

For information on events, restaurants, shops, and other businesses, visit the The Alliance for Historic Hillsborough and the Hillsborough/Orange County Chamber of Commerce.

Service Notes

Website Maintenance

We are doing some maintenance of Hillsborough's website, including changes to the navigation. Contact the Public Information Office by email or phone at 919-732-1270 Ext. 81 or 82 if you have trouble finding something.


Curbside Collections

2015 Calendar
Pick up of trash, leaves, brush and bulk items


Water and Sewer Emergencies