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Small-Town Charm in the Heart of Big-City Opportunity

Despite its location just 15 minutes from downtown Raleigh, Garner, NC is a separate world of small-town charm. Though it’s growing rapidly with new businesses, new residential developments, and new residents, Garner maintains a Southern country-town feel that sets it apart from other areas of the Triangle. Home to a wealth of amenities, plenty of entertainment options and activities, and vast expanses of beautiful parkland, Garner is the perfect retreat for those seeking small-town or rural quiet in the heart of big-city opportunity.

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Why Do Residents Choose Garner?

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Things to Do

It might be a small town, but there are plenty of ways to enjoy life right here in Garner! Head to historic Downtown to catch a show at the Garner Performing Arts Center, home to the Towne Players of Garner, as well as outstanding events like the Broadway Voices series, the Showcase of talent, and other local concerts, performances, and events. You can also find nightlife and entertainment at local bars and pubs like the Cleveland Draft House Garner, or at big entertainment centers like Buffalo Wild Wings at White Oak Crossing.

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Outstanding Events

Meet your neighbors and celebrate community with outstanding local events, like the annual Spring Eggstravaganza, Light Up Main Festival featuring the Tree Lighting and Christmas Parade, Music on Main downtown concert series, or the Independence Day Celebration.

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Parks & Recreation

With hundreds of acres of parkland and miles of trails, Garner offers plenty of ways to get outside. Here, you can enjoy open natural areas, picnicking, hiking, biking, sports on athletic fields or courts, an afternoon at a playground, or even a dog park. There’s plenty of fishing, boating, hiking, and natural beauty to be found at Lake Benson Park, and the nearby White Deer Park Nature Center is an unrivaled experience of education and outdoor adventure.

Plus, there’s plenty of relaxed recreation to be enjoyed at local courses like Garner Country Club or the Meadowbrook Country Club, and the Town of Garner offers outstanding sports, fitness, and cultural arts programs for all ages.

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Shopping & Amenities

You don’t have to leave town to find all the shopping, dining, services, and amenities you need. In fact, Garner is something of a shopping mecca, with major centers like White Oak Crossing, Forest Hills Shopping Center, and Garner Towne Square offering a plethora of restaurants and retailers. You’ll find even more businesses, local restaurants, and large retailers situated along US-401 and at the 40/42 Exchange in south Garner near Clayton.

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Public Education

Garner is served by Wake County Public Schools and Johnston County Public Schools. Garner schools belonging to Wake County Public Schools include eight elementary schools, East Garner Middle, North Garner Middle, and Garner High School. Johnston County schools include Polenta Elementary and West View Elementary.

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With a prime location just south of Raleigh, Garner enjoys easy access to some of its largest employers, including IBM, WakeMed Health, NC State University, Cisco Systems, Rex Healthcare, SAS, and GlaxoSmithKline. However, Garner is also home to several of its own top employers, including Wake county Public Schools, Pergo, The Hamlin Companies, Walmart, LL Van Electric, and Ultratech Industries.

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Garner at a Glance

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Quick Facts

Population: 27,800
Growth Since 2000: +56.6%
Zip Code: 27529
County: Wake
Mean Home Price: $278,400

travel and commute

Travel Times

Downtown Raleigh: 15 min
RDU Airport: 25 min
RTP: 25 min
Major Roads: I-40, US-70, US-401
Public Transit: GoTriangle

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