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Welcome To Fuquay Varina & Willow Springs

Small-town charm meets all the opportunities of the booming business of the Triangle in Fuquay Varina and Willow Springs! Come explore beautiful parks, two quaint downtowns, and plenty of amenities in these beautiful communities!

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Discover Life in Fuquay Varina & Willow Springs, NC

Discover the fast-growing towns of Fuquay Varina and Willow Spring(s)! Fuquay Varina, NC is a once-sleepy small-town that’s been revitalized with new development, from the bustling streets of its charming downtowns to the beautiful new homes and neighborhoods springing up throughout town. Fuquay Varina is filled with amenities, attractions, and opportunities just waiting to be explored!

Willow Spring(s) is currently an unincorporated community tucked into the lush and quiet countryside between Fuquay Varina and Clayton, but it’s growing fast with new development! It is divided between Wake County and Johnston County (thus the controversial “s” at the end of its name), and enjoys easy access to the amenities of nearby Fuquay Varina, Garner, Clayton, and Raleigh.

So what are you waiting for? Come explore life in beautiful Fuquay Varina and Willow Springs.

Spotlights of Fuquay Varina & Willow Springs



Located just 25 minutes south of Raleigh and NC State University, Fuquay Varina and Willow Springs are within easy reach of nearly endless career opportunities. Easy access to US-401 and I-40 mean that major employment centers, such as Raleigh, the Research Triangle Park, and even Durham, are never more than an easy commute away.

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Local Attractions

Shopping, dining, nightlife, and TWO downtowns—Fuquay-Varina has it all! Its two charming and unique historic downtowns are in the process of being revitalized into work-play-live environments, and currently feature local shops, delicious eateries, award-winning breweries, and attractions such as the Fuquay Varina Arts Center.

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Parks & Recreation

Get outside and explore Fuquay-Varina! The town maintains over 300 acres of parkland in 21 parks, offering amenities such as sports fields and courts, maintained walking trails and paths, picnic and playgound areas, and community centers. It’s home to the Carroll Howard Johnson Environmental Park, as well as the historic Mineral Spring Park.


Public Schools

Fuquay Varina is served by Wake County Public Schools. It is served by five elementary schools, one public charter school, Fuquay Varina Middle School, and Fuquay Varina High School. Willow Springs residents are served by Wake County schools (including Willow Spring Elementary), as well as Johnston County Public Schools.

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Shopping & Dining

Both Fuquay-Varina and Willow Springs enjoy easy access to plenty of shopping, dining, businesses, and amenities. Downtown Fuquay or Downtown Varina are popular for those seeking boutique shopping and local dining, but plenty of chain retailers and restaurants can be found higher north along Route 401. Willow Springs residents also have access to shopping along the I-40, south of Garner.

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Connected Community

Enjoy a connected community in Fuquay-Varina with a wealth of outstanding community events and festivals throughout the year! Big festivals like Freedom Balloon Fest, Celebrate Fuquay Varina, or the Independence Day Celebration are local favorites, but smaller events like outdoor concerts, Friday Art Walks, and the En Plein Air Paint-Off are also popular.

Find Your Home in Fuquay Varina or Willow Springs, NC

The amenities and opportunities of Willow Springs and Fuquay Varina are nearly endless, and the homes are even better. From beautiful historic buildings to brand-new modern construction, all affordably-priced, there really is a home to fit all needs. Explore the homes and neighborhoods of Fuquay Varina and Willow Springs to find your dream home here today!

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