Best Places To Live Around The Research Triangle In NC – Clayton, NC
The next stop in our journey Around The Research Triangle (Raleigh, Durham, Chapel Hill) in North Carolina is about 25 minutes (16 miles) south east of Raleigh, NC which puts us in the heart of downtown lovely Clayton, NC population 16,116.
Clayton has a classic small town feel with a historic downtown, however if you look closer there’s a really interesting mix of old and new going on here.
From the ever present Beddingfield Drug Store to new coffee houses, furniture stores and quaint specialty shops to the latest financial services outlets, Clayton, North Carolina has a clear message.
As with most small towns around the North Carolina Piedmont Research Triangle Clayton is a fairly cosmopolitan place with a population sporting high levels of education and a commitment to community and enjoying a high quality of life.
Enjoy a day in one of Clayton’s many parks, or head off to nearby Clemmons Educational State Forest for hours of outdoor adventures.
Or maybe hitting the links at one of several local golf courses is your passion.
And on those days where you may want to be indoors or in the mood for the arts, take in an art exhibit or a performance at the community theater, the beloved Clayton Center Performing Arts Auditorium.
Clayton, North Carolina has pretty much something for everyone and with a median home value of only $108,800 its definitely one of the most affordable best places in the Research Triangle area!
See you next week and have a great weekend!
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