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Welcome To Wake Forest & Rolesville

Small-town living has never been closer to big-city amenities. If you're eager to enjoy old-fashioned community fun, tree-filled neighborhoods, and a break from Raleigh's hustle and bustle, explore what Wake Forest and Rolesville have to offer!

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Enjoy Life in Wake Forest and Rolesville, NC

Nestled just north of Raleigh, these two quaint towns may just be the best-kept secrets in the Triangle. Though Wake Forest and Rolesville are only 15 miles from Downtown Raleigh, they seem far away from the constant energy of the city. Along their main streets, old-fashioned brick buildings house the local newspaper, antique stores, professional services, and unique restaurants. Newer amenity-rich neighborhoods are surrounded by lush lawns, pristine sidewalks, and mature trees. Everything you need is within town limits.

Spotlights of Wake Forest and Rolesville



In addition to the companies in Raleigh and Research Triangle Park, the major employers in the Wake Forest and Rolesville area include Wake County schools, CenturyLink, Southeastern Baptist Theological Seminary, Rex Healthcare, and Ultra Electronics 3 Phoenix.

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Local Attractions

Whether you prefer browsing quaint downtown shops or enjoying fun on a farm, Wake Forest and Rolesville have attractions you will love. Visit Falls Lake State Recreation Area for swimming or boating, explore the local businesses along White Street in Downtown Wake Forest, or take a hayride tour of Hill Ridge Farms in nearby Youngsville.

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Parks & Recreation

Playgrounds, sports leagues, golf courses, and greenway trails are yours to enjoy in Wake Forest and Rolesville. Popular park areas in these two towns include Main Street Park in Rolesville, E. Carroll Joyner Park in Wake Forest, and Falls Lake State Recreation Area. Don't forget to explore the Neuse River Trail, which is part of North Carolina's Mountains-to-Sea Trail.


Public Schools

Students of all ages benefit from Wake Forest's and Rolesville's excellent schools. The renowned Wake County Public School System serves students in Kindergarten through 12th grade. In addition to these exceptional public school choices, private schools and higher education, including The College at Southeastern in Wake Forest, are also available.

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Shopping & Dining

Shopping local has never been easier. Downtown Wake Forest features several coffee shops, boutiques, full-service restaurants, antiques, and even a brewery. You don't have to travel far to find major shopping centers or fast food favorites, either. Visit the shopping centers along Capital Boulevard in Wake Forest or visit Triangle Town Center in Raleigh.    

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Connected Community

In Wake Forest and Rolesville, it's easy to get to know your neighbors. Spend time enjoying the amenities in your community, visiting Rolesville's Hot Pickin' Finger Lickin' BBQ and Band Festival, participating in Wake Forest's Dirt Day, and supporting local artists at Wake Forest's Meet in the Street festival.

Find Your Next Home in Wake Forest and Rolesville

Whether residents chose to live in Wake Forest or Rolesville for the affordable homes, quick commute to Raleigh and Research Triangle Park, or sense of community, one thing is certain: Wake Forest and Rolesville are two of the best places to live in the Raleigh area. Come fall in love with these incredible hometowns!

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