With taglines that beckon you to Start Something and live in The Town of Friendly People, Knightdale and Zebulon are ready to welcome you with open arms.
Home to first-class recreation and leisure opportunities, growing business landscapes, and the friendliest neighbors in the entire state, these two Eastern Wake County towns are less than 15 miles from downtown Raleigh and a quick commute to the Research Triangle Park tech and life sciences hub.
Find your way to these close-knit communities for the perfect family setting and a relaxed suburban backdrop to the bustle of a busy life. Livability, affordability, and small-town charm make Knightdale and Zebulon two Triangle areas well worth considering for your next home.
Knightdale offers a prime location only 10 miles outside of Raleigh proper and minutes from the Triangle’s main thoroughfares leading to an abundance of area jobs and career opportunities.
With a healthy mix of housing, business opportunities, and a strategic plan for economic growth, this greater Raleigh area town has seen its population double over the past decade, especially with young families and first-time homeowners. Learn more about what life is like in Knightdale.
Knightdale is home to multiple public parks and winding greenway trails including the 3.5-mile Mingo Creek Park & Trail that leads walkers and runners through the town’s natural wetlands and hardwood forests and connects with the longer Neuse River Trail.
Residents enjoy a bevy of town-organized events including Food Truck Thursdays, an outdoor movie night series in the summer, holiday festivities and annual runs including the Turkey Leg 5K and Cupid Run.
The town is also home to two budding beverage businesses including Oak City Brewing Company and Lassiter Distilling Company, which have become landmarks of their own due to traffic from Triangle “brewies” and beverage fanatics.
A former railroad town and the eastern most point in Wake County, Zebulon has stayed on track with steady growth and development throughout its 110-year history.
Known for its residents’ warm welcomes and friendly way of life, the town is often regaled for its hospitable culture and charm. Major employers include GlaxoSmithKline and US Food Services, Inc. as well as other national, regional and local businesses. Learn more about what life is like in Zebulon.
Batter, batter, swing! Best known as the home of the Carolina Mudcats minor league baseball team and Milwaukee Brewers Class A-Advanced affiliate, Zebulon residents and visitors enjoy spring and summer evenings spent under the lights at the Five County Stadium ballpark.
Antique and furniture shopping at boutiques and stores including Whitley Galleries, which has served customers since the early 1900s, offer retail therapy, and six town parks serve up a good dose of recreation.
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The popular Knightdale Station Park offers residents and visitors walking and running trails, athletic fields, a playground and dog park.
Spend the day at the ballpark watching the Carolina Mudcats baseball team swing their way to a big win.
Enjoy the scenery as you walk, run, bike, or play on the Neuse River Trail System.