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What You’ll Love About Wake Forest

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Downtown Wake Forest

Enjoy a wealth of charming shops, delicious eateries, and outstanding community events downtown.

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Outdoor Recreation

Explore over 500 acres of beautiful parkland, or head over to nearby Falls Lake State Recreation Area.

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Top Employers

Easy access to Raleigh, Durham, and the Research Triangle Park means no opportunities are out of reach.

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Come Explore Life in Wake Forest

Located just 10 miles north of Raleigh, Wake Forest, NC is a charming yet thriving small town filled with possibilities. From the streets of its historic downtown to the commercial buildings of its top employers, Wake Forest has something for everyone, whether you’re looking for top-notch schools, outstanding outdoor recreation, exciting attractions and events, rich history, or simply friendly small-town living within minutes of some of the nation’s top employers. Come explore life in Wake Forest and see what lies in store for you.

Spotlights of Wake Forest

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Parks & Rec

Wake Forest boasts over 560 acres of maintained parkland and natural areas that include sports fields and courts, picnic and playground areas, recreational centers, and miles of trails. Nearby, Falls Lake State Recreation ARea offers over 26,000 acres of woodland surrounding a 12,000 acre lake.

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Local Attractions

Head downtown to stroll beautiful historic streets lined in bustling shops, art galleries, boutiques, and restaurants. Enjoy art and culture at the Wake Forest Renaissance Centre, which features plays, concerts, classes, and more. Or explore the many historic sites throughout town.



Though it’s located minutes from Raleigh, RTP, and Durham, Wake Forest is home to several of its own top employers, including CenturyLink, Southeastern Baptist Theological Seminary, Rex Healthcare, Ultra Electronics, Franklin Academy, and Southern Coastal Solutions.



Wake Forest is served by nine schools of Wake County Public Schools, including Wake Forest Middle School, Heritage Middle School, Heritage High School, and Wake Forest High School. It is also home to a campus of Wake Tech Community College and Southeastern Baptist Theological Seminary.

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Shopping & Dining

You don’t need to drive far, whether you’re looking for the small local shops of Downtown Wake Forest of the big-box retailers along Capital Boulevard. There’s also The Factory, a one-stop sports and entertainment mall that features shopping, dining, and even sports and a YMCA.

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Community Events

Meet your neighbors and enjoy connected community in Wake Forest with outstanding events throughout the year. Shop local every Saturday at the Wake Forest Farmers Market. Celebrate the season with events like the Christmas Parade or Mardi Gras Street Festival. Or just enjoy the nightlife at local bars and pubs.

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Wake Forest at a Glance

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Quick Facts

Population: 36,693
Growth Since 2000: +191.5%
Zip Code: 27596
County: Wake, Franklin
Mean Home Price: $273,171


Travel & Commute

Downtown Raleigh: 30 min
RDU Airport: 30 min
RTP: 35 min
Durham: 35 min
Major Roads: US-1, US-401

Wake Forest Real Estate

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