Data -- North Carolina
- Corporation Search , North Carolina Secretary of State
Find contact information as well as incorporation dates for local businesses. Annual reports filed with the state may be available.
- Durham (NC) Crime Mapper  (eg)
Data includes arson, assault, burglary, homicide, larceny, motor vehicle theft, robbery, rape. Search by address, police district, or city wide.
Data -- U.S., including N.C.
- American Factfinder  (Census data)
Census data from the US. Includes 2010 final data. Data broken out by town, ZIP code, county, state, and more.
- Statistical Abstract 
Social, political, and economic statistics about residents of the United States. Search for drug abuse statab to find "Substance Abuse Treatment Facilities and Clients: 1995 to 2009," "Drug Use by Type of Drug and Age Group: 2003 and 2008," and more.
- Famous first facts : a record of first happenings, discoveries, and inventions in American History
Great resource of firsts in the United States. Examples: Available in the Park Library Reference, AG5 .K315 2006.
- World Almanac & Book of Facts , 2010
Stats about just about everything. Print version @ your library.
- Encyclopedia of Associations: National Organizations  (2010)
Detailed information concerning nonprofit U.S. membership organizations. Older editions available in Davis Library at call number HS17.E52. See also Encyclopedia of Associations: Regional, State and Local .
- @ your news organization
News & Observer
- @ your public library:
Carrborro / Chapel Hill 
- Make friends with them and call them for things you can't find on your own.
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