Small-Town Charm Meets the Opportunity of a Booming Employment Center

Top-notch employers, brand-new homes, and a charming, laid-back downtown scene meet along the quiet streets of Fuquay-Varina, NC. Located just minutes from all the opportunities and excitement of the Triangle, yet quiet set into its own private world of small-town community, Fuquay-Varina offers the truly perfect blend of town and city. If you're looking for a small-town vibe with plenty of big-city opportunities, then Fuquay-Varina might be the perfect spot for you.

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Fuquay-Varina at a Glance

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Quick Facts

Population: 27,426
County: Wake
Zip codes: 27540, 27603
Median rent: $1,160

Travel & Commute

Raleigh: 15 min
RDU: 30 min
RTP: 30 min
Major Roads: NC-55, NC-42, US-401

Fuquay-Varina Area Attractions

Everything You'll LOVE in Fuquay-Varina

Two exciting historic downtowns

For those seeking the excitement and experiences of a vibrant downtown scene, Fuquay-Varina has not one but two unique districts filled with award-winning breweries, quaint boutiques and shops, delicious local eateries, a thriving arts scene, and even exciting community events and festivals. In both Downtown Fuquay and Downtown Varina, historic charm blends seamlessly with bright modern development. Many of the homes in the surrounding areas also date back to the late 19th century and offer beautiful Victorian and Colonial Revival styles.

Fun community events

There are plenty of ways to connect with the community in this charming town. The Town of Fuquay-Varina offers sports and athletic programs for youth and adults, as well as a variety of arts and cultural opportunities. Exciting events throughout the year include Follow Me to Fuquay-Varina (FM2FV) concerts, a Halloween Trail, the Celebrate Fuquay-Varina Festival, an Independence Day Celebration, Freedom Balloon Fest, and more. And don’t forget to catch a show at the Arts Center.

Outstanding parks & recreation

It’s not hard to get out and enjoy the good weather in Fuquay-Varina. This little town is home to a variety of parks, natural areas, and historic sites filled with scenic trails and paths, sports fields and courts, playgrounds and picnic areas, and even a community center and gymnasium. Additionally, the Carroll Howard Johnson Environmental Education Park offers interpretive nature trails, an outdoor classroom, and teaching kits.

Tons of employment opportunities

Located just 15 minutes from Raleigh and 30 minutes from the Research Triangle Park, Fuquay-Varina offers residents access to a wealth of top employers. These include national corporations in industries such as medical and scientific research and development, health care, technology, and education.

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