Gateway Terrace is located near the intersection of I-40 and Durham-Chapel Hill Blvd. (15- 501) in a growing area of southern Durham County. Durham is a vibrant city with a population of 257,245. Durham County is home to the Research Triangle Park, several high tech companies and numerous government agencies. The city is also home to Duke University and North Carolina Central University. The city is known for its cultural facilities including the Durham Performing Arts Center, Carolina Theatre, and the Nasher Museum of Art.