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Morehead Hill
Durham, North Carolina

Morehead Hill scene 

Welcome to Morehead Hill, a historic residential neighborhood located just south of downtown Durham, North Carolina.

Upcoming event:
When:August 20, 2014  7:30am registration, 8am meeting.
Where:  302 W Main St
(919) 560.4137
What: Meeting on Affordable Housing Near Transit

The meeting will include a panel discussion on emerging issues in affordable housing and resources available, with representatives from the non-profit, private and governmental sectors. City and City/County staff will discuss a four-part strategy to encourage housing affordability near transit. The event is free, and a light breakfast will be provided, but pre-registration required.
Click here for more information

For more upcoming events in and around the neighborhood, try NC Events or the Durham Convention and Visitors Bureau's Things to See and Do page

Citizens Police Academy
The Citizens Police Academy is the premiere program for any Durham resident wanting to know more about the operations of the Durham Police Department. The six-week academy, which is free of charge, provides first-hand knowledge and front line experiences. Classes feature a ride-a-long with an officer on patrol, K-9 and DWI demonstrations, gang awareness and domestic violence information and more.

The 42nd session of the Citizens Police Academy begins soon and applications are now being accepted. Registration deadline is Tuesday, August 19, 2014. For a flyer and an application, visit

Class size is limited. Registration is processed on a first come, first served basis. For information
about the Citizens Police Academy, call the Community Resource Unit at (919) 560-4404.

Get your pets FIXED for $20 OR LESS!!

AnimalKind helps low-income residents of Durham County with the cost of getting their cats and dogs fixed!

Visit their website at for details on qualifying for THE $20 FIX or call us at 919.870.1660.


Donít qualify?  Visit for a list of reduced cost spay/neuter resources in your area or call the SpayNC Helpline at 1 888-NC-FIX-EM (1-888-623-4936).

Waiting List for Community Garden Plots Available

The Morehead Hill Community Garden at Orchard Park is now fully subscribed 
for the 2014-2015 season. Applications for the wating list are now being accepted.  

You can access the community garden waiting list online application form HERE

This web site is sponsored by the Morehead Hill Neighborhood Association (MHNA), a not-for-profit, all-volunteer organization dedicated to the betterment of the neighborhood and its quality of life for all residents.