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Chatham County Historic Courthouse

Pittsboro is a town of 4,300 people (2018) in the Research Triangle in North Carolina. As the county seat of Chatham County, Pittsboro has been a center of trade and local government, including the courts.


Get in[edit]

Driving is your best bet.

Chatham Transit's CT Express offers limited bus service to and from Chapel Hill, but it doesn't stop anywhere near downtown Pittsboro or Carolina Tiger Rescue. They also have in-county door-to-door service.

Get around[edit]

Map of Pittsboro


A tiger at Carolina Tiger Rescue
  • 1 Carolina Tiger Rescue, 1940 Hanks Chapel Rd, +1 919 542-4684, . A big cat sanctuary. Guided tours allow you to see tigers, lions, cougars and other big cats, all rescued from poor treatment and brought to the sanctuary. Carolina Tiger Rescue (Q5044904) on Wikidata Carolina Tiger Rescue on Wikipedia
  • 2 Chatham County Historic Courthouse, 9 Hillsboro St, +1 919 542-6222. W–F 11AM–4PM and the first Sunday of the month (March–December) noon–4PM. A historic courthouse in the middle of downtown Pittsboro, a cute little area with lots of historic buildings. It was built in 1881 and restored after a fire in 2010. It now houses the Chatham Historical Museum. Free. Chatham County Courthouse (Q5087641) on Wikidata Chatham County Courthouse on Wikipedia





  • 1 Starrlight Mead, 480 Hillsboro Street, Suite 1000, +1 919 533-6314. W–F noon–6PM, Sa noon–6PM, Su 1PM–5PM. Tours available Saturday and Sunday. A meadery (winery that produces honey wines).



Go next[edit]

Routes through Pittsboro
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LexingtonAsheboro  W US 64.svg E  ApexRaleigh

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