Living in Wake


Located on the east coast of the United States, halfway between New York and Florida, Wake County is easily accessible by plane, train and automobile. In fact, our location puts you within a two-day truck drive of more than 200 million U.S. and Canadian consumers. And Raleigh-Durham International Airport allows you to travel to the west coast of the U.S. and western part of Europe in a matter of hours.

Wake County East Coast View


Wake County is uniquely situated in the heart of North Carolina, only two hours from the beach and three hours from the mountains. Thirteen communities call Wake County home, each with its own distinct character.

Wake County Regional NC View


If you'd rather get away from the pretty pictures and use a more functional map to see just where Wake County is, or how far you are from it, please use the map below.

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