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Wake Forest

"Wake Forest is a community that is a joy to call home. With residents moving there from around the US, and sometimes the world, many of them agree that there's no place like it. Experience the joys of its historic and rustic charm paired with the convenience of the Triangle."

-Leah Kruger

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About Wake Forest

Wake Forest is a town of significant cultural and historical significance in North Carolina. It was the original location of Wake Forest University and still is home to the Southeastern Baptist Theological Seminary. It has a highly celebrated downtown and and well developed community system of events and amenities. Lately, it has seen a rapid development and growth in both population and economy due to its high level of convenience to the Triangle and Downtown Raleigh.

Spotlights of Wake Forest


Parks & Rec

Enjoy acres of both planned and natural open green spaces at the E. Carroll Joyner Park! Enjoy miles of trails, a community amphitheater, a delectable pecan grove, and some of the area's historic farm buildings! This park is just one of the many places that you can enjoy the open air in the beautiful town of Wake Forest.

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Local Attractions

Wake Forest is home to the unique recreation center known as The Factory. This recreational center is right off Main Street and features attractions such as an outdoor skateboard park, an indoor soccer field, bounce houses, baseball parks, music camps, and ice skating! This is the perfect place to enjoy a variety of recreational activities without having to go far!



Students in Wake Forest are served by the Wake County Public School System. The schools of Wake County are known to be some of the state's best. They boast high test scores, incredible graduation rates, and a high percentage of students that go on to a 2 or 4 year university.

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Shopping & Dining

In Downtown Wake Forest, you will never be wanting for a great and unique dining or shopping experience. There are a number of shops and restaurants that call Wake Forest home, and you will enjoy all of them! Get a scoop of homemade ice cream at Lumpy's or buy a new accessory at Lily Mae's Boutique and Gifts–the opportunities are limitless.

Wake Forest Attractions

Shopping, dining, and entertainment are just minutes away when you live in Wake Forest. Explore these fun things to do!

Wake Forest at a Glance


Quick Facts

Population (2014): 36,693 
Population Growth Since 2010: +5.06%
Zip Code: 27587–27588
County: Wake
Mean Home Price (2015): $286,500


Travel & Commute

Raleigh: 30 min
Airport: Raleigh-Durham International Airport
Major Highways: US-401, I-540, US-1, I-540

Buyer's Testimonial

"Leah was always on top of things and always available. She helped my wife and I purchase our first home. Whenever we had questions or concerns she was always incredibly helpful."

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