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Fuquay-Varina: Distinctive Name, Distinctive Charm

The city's motto helps break the ice when speaking of this tight-knit southern Wake County town: "Distinctive Name, Distinctive Charm." The hyphenated name speaks to the town's history of starting as two separate towns. Fuquay Springs and Varina merged in 1963 to create a more modern town.

The merger of the two cities did not destroy the history of either town, and the Victorian, Craftsman, and Colonial Revival homes constructed in the late 19th century and early 20th century are still found there today. They contribute to the Fuquay Springs National Register Residential Historic District. 

Happy Fuquay Residents Amidst Rapid Growth

Originally, Fuquay-Varina depended upon its tobacco as well as other agriculture growth and trade to support its economy. However, as the Research Triangle Park has grown, the town has grown as well.

If you're seeking a short commute RTP, Cary, Durham, or Raleigh and an open, rural location, look to Fuquay-Varina to satisfy both needs. However, don't let its distance from the "bustle" lead you to believe that the city does not have its own attractions, events, and amenities. A few local favorites include:

  • Fuquay Mineral Spring Park
  • Ballentine School Park
  • Kinton Soccer Field
  • The Growers Market
  • Ashley's Art Gallery
  • Centennial Museum
  • Aviator Brewing Company
  • Falcon Park
  • Action Park

Quality Education in Fuquay-Varina

Wake County public schools have a reputation as one of the best school districts in the state. Fuquay-Varina is served by six public schools that are part of the Wake County Public School System. Hilltop Christian School is an option for those who are seeking a private school in town. Here are the public schools available in Fuquay-Varina:

  • Elementary School
  • Fuquay-Varina Elementary School
  • Lincoln Heights Elementary School
  • Herbert Akins Road Elementary
  • Fuquay-Varina Middle School
  • Fuquay-Varina High School
  • Southern Wake Academy

Make Fuquay-Varina Your Neighborhood  

When you decide that Fuquay-Varina is the place for you, you only need to find the ideal Fuquay-Varina, NC home to suit your needs. When you're ready to start your search, give us a call. We are available to help you any way we can, whether it's calculating your mortgage  or determining the location and features that are right for you. You can count on Cary Raleigh Realty to make the home buying process a positive experience. 

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