Durham has a total area of about 24 sq. miles. It is a part of the town of Middlesex County and it was said to be a farming village located beside the river of Coginchaug. The town is quite famous for its Durham Fair. The core of the town is being listed in the National Register of Historic Places. Moses Austin, Elizur Goodrich and Vin Baker are some of the notable residents of the town. Locals are engaged in small business activities.