Neighboring towns with a friendly feel
County: Wake and Franklin counties
County: Wake County
About Wake Forest & Rolesville
Neighboring towns Wake Forest and Rolesville are known for their charming settings and friendly communities. Located just north of the bustling Raleigh metro, both areas are home to residents of all ages in all stages of their lives.
The original home of Wake Forest University, Wake Forest is a popular Triangle suburb offering an array of lifestyle amenities. The walkable historic downtown streets offer a quaint, but lively scene dotted with local restaurants and cafés, art galleries and specialty boutiques. Downtown Wake Forest also plays host to the popular Wake Forest Farmers Market and seasonal festivals that showcase local artisans, musicians, area groups and merchants.
The esteemed Heritage Club is also a key draw in the Wake Forest area. With one of best semi-private golf courses in the state, Heritage Club also has a public restaurant, tennis courts, a fitness facility, swimming pools and more. Falls Lake State Recreation Area is another spectacular area offering that residents and visitors enjoy. Ideal for campers, swimmers, fishermen and outdoor enthusiasts, Falls Lake Park offers seven access areas, more than 300 campsites and five swimming beaches on the shoreline of a 12,000-acre reservoir.
The second-oldest town in Wake County, deep-rooted Rolesville has become one of the fastest growing towns in the state. Once home to large family farms, some with plots still cultivated today, Rolesville residents are proud of the area’s humble start more than 175 years ago and strive for the town to embody that sentiment still to this day. The town’s agricultural beginnings have made way for well-appointed subdivisions offering convenience to Research Triangle Park commuters and their families and the close-knit neighborly atmosphere remains.
Known for their quiet, family-friendly settings, Wake Forest and Rolesville will continue to be popular choices for those seeking convenience and quality for their next home.