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Small-Town Living Meets Modern Convenience Apex

A hidden gem in North Carolina, Apex  offers a quintessential small town experience  while being located just minutes away from major attractions in the Triangle. A close-knit community, Apex offers residents plenty of opportunities to get to know each other through great community events and activities. Experience the locally beloved Downtown Apex on Salem Street for many unique boutiques, cultural attractions, and one-of-a-kind independently owned restaurants.

Apex is the perfect location for homeowners who want easy-going living with friendly neighbors, all while having convenient access to necessities and the best entertainment opportunities in the Triangle. Conveniently located near  major highways, Apex allows residents to easily commute to surrounding communities in the Triangle.

Experience the "peak of living" in Apex, North Carolina.

Apex at a Glance

Getting Around

To Downtown Raleigh: 20 minutes
To RTP/RDU Airport: 20 minutes
To Downtown Durham: 30 minutes
Public Transit: GoTriangle, Apex Amtrak Station
Major Roads: I-40, I-440, US-64, US-1, NC-540


Population: 47,349
County: Wake
Zip Code: 2750227511, 27523, 27539
Median Home Value: $340,500

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Downtown Apex

Downtown Apex is one of the most beloved areas in the entire Triangle! Enjoy your day shopping at one of the many unique boutiques that line the streets such as Moon & Lola or The Doodling Bug. After you've shopped until you've dropped, enjoy  a meal at Peak City Grill, or treat at Buttercream's Bakeshop. Every shop and restaurant in Downtown Apex is locally owned, so you can feel great about supporting your neighbors!

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Jordan Lake

Perfect for the outdoor enthusiast, spend the day at the tranquil and picturesque Jordan Lake. This sprawling 14,000 acre reservoir is home to over 1,000 campsites and offers endless opportunities for swimming, kayaking, fishing, and hiking. As state-protected land, this area is also a fantastic place to spot indigenous animals such as bald eagles. Perfect for all ages, enjoy one of the free programs put on by park rangers that encourage exploring this fantastic natural wonder.

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Halle Cultural Arts Center

Built in 1912, the Halle Cultural Arts Center served as the epicenter of the town and originally housed the mayor's office, a theater, a firehouse, and two jail cells. Today, Halle has been converted into the home of all entertainment in Apex. Featuring live concerts, musicals, art classes, and more, this building has remained an integral part of the community. Enjoy countless adventures and create memories in this delightful and historic space.

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What You'll Love in Apex

With so many great attractions and a friendly community, it's no wonder people fall in love with Apex! Get a glimpse of all this charming community has to offer with these highlights.

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There's So Much to Do in Apex

As if the fantastic shopping and delicious local restaurants weren't enough, Apex is also the home of many beloved events throughout the year. Experience live music, BBQ, and more at Peakfest in May, or participate in the traditional Turkey Trot every Thanksgiving. No matter what you like to do, Apex has the perfect event or activity for you.

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Apex Has Tons of Beautiful Parks

If you love spending your days in the great outdoors, Apex offers plenty of opportunities for nature experiences! Home to Jordan Lake, numerous parks, and incredible golfing, there's always an activity to be enjoyed in this scenic area. Plus, Apex is only a short commute from the rest of the Triangle, which offers many more outdoor adventures.

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Apex Public Schools

Served by Wake County Public Schools, Apex is one of the best areas for public school students. Schools in this community are ranked not only best among the district, but best in the entire state! Apex has access to several regionally acclaimed local elementary, middle and high schools, as well as the Triangle Math & Science Academy which is currently ranked #10 in North Carolina.

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