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What You'll Love About Apex, NC

Rich History 

Apex is rooted in the Chatham Railroad. In fact, its name stems from its location as the highest point on the line. Today, residents can explore the town's rich history at the revitalized train depot in Downtown Apex.


People flock to Apex because of its excellent public schools, ample parks and recreation opportunities, and variety of community events. It's easy to get to know your neighbors when you live in this town!


Since the development of Research Triangle Park in Durham, Apex has grown tremendously. Residents have easy access to highways like I-40 and US-64, as well as public transit through GoTriangle.

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Come Explore Life in Apex, NC

Apex, NC is a Triangle area community unlike any other. It's slogan, "the Peak of Good Living" is a well earned one. With numerous local attractions, events and community projects, you're sure to meet your neighbors in style. Whether you're going for a bike ride at the local park, enjoying the 4th of July firework extravaganza, or planting trees at a local community space, there is always plenty to do in Apex, NC. 

Spotlights of Apex, NC


Parks & Rec

There's never a shortage of parks or recreation in Apex! Spend the day enjoying fitness or art classes at the Apex Recreation Center, or enjoy gorgeous natural views at one of the numerous community parks–you're sure to have a active lifestyle in this incredible community. 


Local Attractions

Beyond the dozens of incredible restaurants, eateries, and shopping centers to be found in Apex, you can enjoy live shows at the Halle Cultural Center, and much more 



Apex employment has never been better! With easy access to all of the opportunities of Durham, Raleigh, and the Research Triangle Park, you have tens of thousands of employment opportunities to choose from nearby–and it's growing fast!



Apex students are served by Wake County Public School Systems, a district known for its high performance rates, college prep, career prep, and incredible extracurriculars designed to broaden the horizons of each and every student. 


Shopping & Dining

Apex is well known for its incredible restaurants and shopping centers. Whether it's a night out in Downtown Apex or Raleigh, or spending the day at Beaver Creek Commons or Lake Pine Plaza, there's plenty of opportunities for good shopping and dining.


Community Events

Apex is well known for incredible community events! Enjoy winter holiday festivities, fireworks for the Fourth of July, or concerts at the local community theatre. There's always something going on in Downtown Apex!

Apex, NC Attractions

Shopping, dining, and entertainment are just minutes away when you live in Apex, NC. Explore these fun things to do!

Apex, NC at a Glance


Quick Facts

Population (2016): 47,349
Zip Code: 27502, 27523, 27539
County: Wake


Travel & Commute

Raleigh, NC: 25 min
Durham, NC: 25 min
Public Transit: GoTriangle
Airport: Raleigh-Durham International Airport
Major Highways: I-540, I-440, US-1, I-40

Apex, NC Real Estate

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Apex, NC Real Estate Resources

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