Triangle Area City & Town Information
Town of APEX
The name "Apex" was adopted because the community was the highest point on the Chatham Railroad between Richmond and Jacksonville, Florida. The current town motto—"Apex, the Peak of Good Living" captures the name's historical significance. An interesting factoid is that in places along the town's main street (Salem Street), water which falls on one side of the street flows to the Neuse River, and on the other side it flows to the Cape Fear River. A half dozen families relocate to the town of Apex each day, still this town has retained its small town charm and will continue to do so because the city planners wouldn't have it any other way. There's a yearly Christmas parade down Salem Street each December, this parade has grown in size each year to become the largest Triangle Area Christmas parade. Families and individuals that settle down in Apex also enjoy an easy commute to RTP and Raleigh with Raleigh being just 12 miles away. The kids in the area love the Dream Sports Center where they can play indoor roller hockey and soccer, this facility also has numerous camps throughout the year as well. Apex parks, recreation and cultural resources organize baseball, softball, soccer, volleyball, tennis, and other progams for babies & tots to moms and dads, you'll even find ballroom dancing. are The Apex Chamber of Commerce is located in an Railroad Depot dating back to 1914 in downtown Apex. Its closest towns are Cary to the north and Holly Springs to the south. You'll find plentay of shops, restaurants, recreational facilities, a diverse array of housing, it's a very progressive community with homes mainly priced in the $100,000 to $400,000 range. Some of the more popular Apex subdivisions with homes in the $100k - $400k price range are Amherst, Cameron Park, Charleston Village, Dogwood Ridge, Haddon Hall, Hollands Crossing, Miramonte, Pearson Farms, Scotts Mill, Sunset Hills, The Park at West Lake, Walden Creek, Waterford Green, West Lake, White Hall Manor and Woodbridge. Wake County Real Estate within the Town of Apex should be on your list of places to consider.
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Town of CARY
The Town of Cary has been recognized as one of the best towns to relocate to in the south. Money Magazine named Cary the 5th best place to live in the entire United States and the best place to live in the south. With its close proximity to Research Triangle Park (RTP) commutes to the high-tech employers is a breeze. Many worldwide corporations have relocated their operations and/or head quarters to Cary, NC because of the low cost of living and accessibility of the Raleigh-Durham international airport (RDU). Cary town planners have done an exceptional job of controlled growth. Cary borders Apex to its south, Raleigh to its east, Morrisville to its north and Lake Jordon to its west. This is a town with both current working families and retirees. Everyone enjoys the many golf courses, for example Prestonwood County Club. Some of the more popular Cary communities are Amberly, Cameron Pond, Carpenter Village, Cary Park, Highcroft, Lochmere, MacGrgor, Preston Village, Prestonwood, Preston HOA, Preston Neighbors, Regency, Weston Estates, and Weycroft. You'll find home values ranging from $200,000 to over $1,000,000 with the bulk of the medium priced homes in the $300,000 to $450,000 price range. The educational opportunities here are exceptional, most Cary high schools have over 95% of their graduates advancing to four year colleges. The Cary Chamber of Commerce has a wealth of information on the town, check it out. The Cary Towne Center (a shopping mall) is home to 100's of stores and shops including Macy's, Belk, Reeds Jewelers, Sears, Brookstone, Dillards, JCPenney, Jos. A. Bank, and Victoria's Secret to name a few.
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Town of MORRISVILLE
This town is located near Cary, the Raleigh-Durham airport, interstate 40 and more recently interstate 540 the outer loop beltline circling the City of Raleigh, highways 54 & 55 and most importantly Research Triangle Park (RTP), it's also a very short distance to downtown Raleigh. The population of this small ten square area town is approximately 15,000. This is a prime location for new businesses coming to the area and for a primary residence because of the easy work commutes, excellent schools and infrastructure as well as the superb quality of life this small town has to offer. Some of the more popular Morrisville communities are Breckenridge, Church Street Townes, Keystone Crossing, Kitts Creek, McCrimmon at the Park, Shiloh Grove, Town Hall Commons. This town is a major employment center and has a number of industrial areas situated near interstate 40.
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City of RALEIGH
When you're looking for the excitement and attractions of a great city, combined with the affordability, approachability and appeal of a classic Southern town, look no further than Greater Raleigh. Best known for its world-class museums, best of Broadway shows and live concerts, Capital area historic sites, professional and amateur sporting events and shopping mecca status with nine major retail areas, Greater Raleigh truly offers a variety of entertainment all in one park-like, scenic setting. Come see why with Raleigh attractions and entertainment it is continually ranked as one of best places to live in th US. North Carolina State University (NC State) is located in Raleigh. This school is known for its science, technology, engineering and mathematics offering more than 100 majors and programs. If you live in the greater Raleigh metropolitan triangle area you will be very familiar with the phrase “GO PACK”. Raleigh is home to the Wolfpack fans, the famous tailgating that takes place at their NCAA Atlantic coast conference football games. Equally popular are the Wolfpack basket ball games that take place at the RBC Center, the same venue used for the Carolina Hurricanes, the area’s NHL Ice Hockey team, GO CANES! Some of the more popular Raleigh communities are Bedford, Brier Creek, Eagle Ridge, Falls River, Harrington Grove, North Hills, North Ridge, Stonehenge, Wakefield
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Town of HOLLY SPRINGS
This town prides itself on its small town feel that is evident in its family centric activies downtown. This is a hot community where properties move quickly. Forbes Magazine ranked this town 3rd in the best education category. It is also in the top 100 again for the best places to live in the US. This award recognition comes about because Holly Springs has leadership within its local government and businesses that are focused on the quality of life within the community. Holly Springs community leaders are focused on a strong and thriving local residential and business economy. Some of the more popular Holly Springs communities are Braxton Village, Holly Glen, Sunset Oaks, Sunset Ridge.
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Town of FUQUAY-VARINA
This town with its village look and feel is located in southwestern Wake County. This area is home to 17,000 within an eight square mile township. The growth rates in this area of Wake County are very high primarily because of the affordability of housing. Commutes into the Raleigh area and RTP are manageable; Raleigh is approximately 18 miles away. This is a very safe relaxing small town with loads of historical appeal offered by both of its historic downtown areas. One of the popular golf course communities is Crooked Creek where you’ll find affordable residential properties on the course and frequent super-ball tournaments. Some fo the more popular Fuquay Varina communities are Ballentine, Brighton Forest, Carriage Heights, Crooked Creek, Southern Oaks.
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Town of WAKE FOREST
This wonderful town is celebrating its centennial (100th birthday) throughout 2009. The southern charm of its downtown is a major draw for its 26,000 residents where they shop and dine among the 100+ local downtown businesses. This downtown Wake Forest area is an official historic district. The commutes to Raleigh and Research Triangle Park have been simplified with the addition of Rt. 540. This is a family oriented town loaded with new residential communities and many located on golf courses. One of those golf course communities is Heritage Wake Forest (The Heritage Golf Club) where in addition to golf in your backyard you'll also find custom built homes, swimming an tennis club, greenway parks, soccer complex, and neighborhood schools. A fun destination for the entire family in Wake Forest is the “Factory” where residence of Wake Forest and surrounding towns go to eat, shop and play. This place has it all, such as skateboarding, ice hockey, soccer, baseball, YMCA, go-carts, ice cream shop, jewelry & gifts, dance, coffee shop, deli, pizza, etc. Some of the more popular Wake Forest communities are Heritage Wake Forest, Stonegate and Wakefield.
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Town of CHAPEL HILL
Chapel Hill has it all from a wonderful social atmosphere, universities, economic opportunities, medical facilities, parks, arts, museums, history, etc. As they say “There’s always something to do in Chapel Hill” and Franklin Street is the hearth of this fabulous community where many community events take place. This town is home to the University of North Carolina (UNC). In addition to the academics and research at UNC there is of course athletics – this town is passionate about their Carolina TAR HEELS! The draw to basketball and football games is over the top and enjoyed by everyone in the Triangle Area. The population of Chapel Hill is just over 50,000. Home prices can be a bit higher in this area of the Triangle however there are price points across the entire spectrum from townhomes to luxury homes. If you’re relocating to Chapel Hill you are going to fall in love with this “Southern Part of Heaven” as they say. Some of the more popular Chapel Hill communities are Briar Chapel, Governors Club, Lake Hogan Farms, Meadowmont, Southern Village, The Preserve at Jordon Lake, Townside Terrace.
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City of DURHAM
Durham is located halfway between the Great Smoky Mountains and the Carolina beaches. There are an abundance of restaurants, businesses, universities, world class medical facilities, home to many annual festivals, home of the Durham Bulls Triple-A baseball, etc. The original industries were tobacco and textiles shifted to shopping and the high-tech industry. With the birth of the Research Triangle Park (RTP) nearly 60 years ago Durham began to take on a new look that has evolved into a global center for information technology, biotechnology, pharmaceuticals, and medicine. The City of Durham is known as the "City of Medicine," with healthcare as a major industry including more than 300 medical and health-related companies and medical practices. Duke University has grown into one of the most prestigious private universities in the world and its medical center ranks annually among the top in the nation. The university is the largest employer in Durham, providing jobs for more than 18,000 residents. By far the most visited attraction would be the Durham Bulls Athletic Park which is located in downtown Durham. The ballpark reflects many characteristics of old-time parks and the historic downtown Durham architecture. The ballpark’s most distinctive feature is the Bull that stands tall above the score board, this bull was used in the 1987 film, Bull Durham. Some of the more popular Dyrham communities are Bright Leaf, Chancellors Ridge, Duke Forest, Grove Park, Hope Valley Farms, Southampton, Treyburn, Woodcroft, and Woodlake.
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