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Welcome to Cary, North Carolina

nighttime cityscape of Raleigh, NC

Cary is a suburb of Raleigh and the second largest community in Wake County, after Raleigh and third largest community in the Triangle after Raleigh and Durham. The Town of Cary features a quaint, walker-friendly downtown and a variety of older and newer neighborhoods.

    Cary Statistics





    90ºF / 69ºF

    Summer Climate

    51ºF / 30ºF

    Winter Climate

    Explore Everything Cary Has to Offer

    Planned development is a hallmark of many of Cary’s newer communities, some of which feature limited access and lakes. The downtown also features one of just three Amtrak stations in the Raleigh, Durham, Chapel Hill area, permitting easy access to the entire Eastern seaboard. Cary's location also allows residents quick access to top Triangle employers, schools, and attractions.

    Top Employers

    • SAS
    • Met Life
    • Caterpillar
    • John Deere
    • Oxford University Press
    • Kellogg's Snacks
    • Lord Corporation
    • DB Global Technologies
    • Verizon Wireless

    Local Schools

    • Meredith College
    • NC State University
    • Wake County Public School System
    • Wake Technical Community College
    • Cary Academy
    • Miller-Motte College

    Area Attractions

    • William B. Umstead Park
    • Duke Energy Center for the Performing Arts
    • North Carolina Museum of Art
    • North Carolina State Fairgrounds
    • North Hills Shopping Center
    • NC Museum of Natural Sciences
    • PNC Arena (home of the Carolina Hurricanes hockey team)

    Want to learn more about Cary, its job opportunities, and its residential communities? We offer a wealth of resources on our website to educate you about the area and your home buying options. Choose a resource below to find more information.

    Cary Real Estate Stats

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    Linda Craft & Team, REALTORS® has helped individuals and families with their Cary relocation needs for over 30 years. As the #1 real estate team in the Triangle, we are here to help you find your new home and connect with the Greater Cary community. Call us at 919-235-0007 to get started.

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