WELCOME  to the Town of Hillsborough official municipal government Web site.

The Town of Hillsborough desires to build upon its distinguished heritage by providing for responsible growth while maintaining its small-town character.

 Hillsborough is a beautiful town located in Orange County, North Carolina.  Hillsborough is rich with history and small-town charm but is also a progressive community and a wonderful place to call home.

Coolest Small Town

The race is on! Vote for Hillsborough as America’s Coolest Small Town every day through Feb. 25 via BudgetTravel.com or social media tagged #ACST2015.

Former Inn

Learn about the status of the former Colonial Inn through a frequently asked questions page. The town is contracting the services of the Development Finance Initiative of the UNC School of Government to advise on redevelopment options for the property.

Social Media

Hillsborough has launched town-wide social media! Check us out on Facebook, Twitter and YouTube.


Check out Riverwalk, Hillsborough's greenway along the Eno River corridor and the latest portion of the N.C. Mountains-to-Sea Trail.