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Wake Forest, NC

Wake Forest Proudly Displays Its Heritage

Monumental brick buildings surrounded by manicured lawns and towering trees paint a picture of a quintessential small-town college in Wake Forest, NC. Though its namesake college relocated to Winston-Salem in 1952, the old campus still thrives steps from Downtown as a theological school. Today, Wake Forest is a beautiful blend of old-fashioned storefronts housing locally owned shops, stunning historic buildings, and lovely modern homes and neighborhoods.

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Community Events in Historic Downtown Wake Forest

Downtown Wake Forest brings residents together to celebrate community spirit and rich heritage with a variety of events throughout the year. Celebrate the local culture and national holidays with friends and neighbors, and enjoy events filled with music, dancing, and laugher. Some of our favorite events include:

Tons of Fun Attractions to Explore

Even if there's not a fun event happening Downtown, you can find plenty of things to enjoy in Wake Forest. Admire the historic buildings of Downtown while browsing unique local shops, and maybe stop for a drink at a local cafe. Sample delicious local brews at White Street Brewing Company. Stock up on fresh local grocerys at a Wake Forest Farmers Market. Tee off at the Heritage Golf Club. Step back through time at the Wake Forest Historical Museum. Even catch a theatrical or musical performance at Wake Forest Renaissance Center.

Amazing Outdoor Recreation

Love to get outside and enjoy beautiful weather? So do residents of Wake Forest! And with acres of maintained parks and miles of scenic trails, it's pretty easy to enjoy the great outdoors here. Local parks, such as E. Carroll Joyner Park, offer tons of amenities, like sports fields and courts, trails, playgrounds, and picnic areas. Some parks even offer outdoor concerts or other activities. And nearby, Falls Lake Recreation Area offers endless outdoor adventuring—from boating and fishing to hiking and camping.

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Housing Options

Wake Forest, like much of the Triangle area, has been growing rapidly in recent years, allowing for the development of many new neighborhoods and communities within the town. You can still find plenty of historic homes in established neighborhoods, but there's also a log of stylish new construction to pick from. It's a diverse market.

Public Schools

Wake Forest public school students are served by Wake County Public Schools, the largest and one of the most highly acclaimed districts in the state of North Carolina. Some of the best schools within the district, like Heritage High School and Jones Dairy Elementary, are located right within the town of Wake Forest. There are also top-notch public charter school options in town, like Franklin Academy and Wake Forest Charter Academy.

Travel and Transporation

Wake Forest is conveniently located between US Route 1 and US Route 401, for easy access to Raleigh, the Research Triangle Park and RTP, and Durham. Downtown Raleigh is just 25 minutes away down Route 1. Downtown Durham is about 40 minutes away on Route 98. And the airport and RTP are 35 minutes away along I-540.

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Neighborhoods

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