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Durham commonly refers to:

Durham may also refer to:

Places

Australia

  • Durham, Queensland, an outback locality in the Bulloo Shire of Queensland
  • Durham Ox, Victoria
  • Durham Lead, Victoria, a locality in the City of Ballarat

Canada

  • Durham, Nova Scotia
  • Durham, Ontario, a small town in Grey County, Ontario
  • Durham County, Ontario, a historic county
  • Regional Municipality of Durham, a regional government in the Greater Toronto Area of Ontario
    • Durham (electoral district), a federal electoral district in Durham Region
    • Durham (provincial electoral district), a provincial electoral district in Durham Region
  • Durham Bridge, New Brunswick
  • Durham Parish, New Brunswick

United Kingdom

  • Durham District, a former local government district, which held city status 1974–2009
  • Durham and Framwelgate, a former local government district, which held city status until 1974
  • Kirkpatrick Durham, a village and parish in Dumfries and Galloway, Scotland
  • County Palatine of Durham, a historic ecclesiastical county

United States

Other uses

  • Durham (surname)
  • Bishop of Durham, an Anglican bishop
  • Earl of Durham, a British title, from 1833 to present
  • Durham Fair, the largest agricultural fair in Connecticut
  • Durham Museum (formerly the Durham Western Heritage Museum), in Omaha, Nebraska
  • Durham rule, one way that has been used to frame the insanity defense in the U.S.
  • Durham University, in Durham, England
  • Fort Durham, an archaeological site near Taku Harbor, Alaska
  • USS Durham (LKA-114), a Charleston class amphibious cargo ship of the United States Navy
  • Durham Glaster, a fictional character in the manga series Black Cat

See also

  • Durum, a breed of wheat
  • Durham station (disambiguation)
  • Durham City (disambiguation)
  • Durham County (disambiguation)
  • Durham Township (disambiguation)
  • Durhamville (disambiguation)
  • New Durham (disambiguation)



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