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The Lovely Town of Clayton

Transport yourself back to the times where neighbors knew each other's names, and waved to each other on the street in the lovely town of Clayton, North Carolina. This lovely Raleigh suburb is the epitome of Southern charm, and has a friendly and inviting atmosphere.  Part of a fantastic school district, and home to a vibrant local culture, discover why Clayton is a desirable place to live in the Triangle region.

The Attractions

Like many Triangle communities, Clayton has been booming in recent years as a result of Raleigh's growth. Many locally and independently owned business have popped up throughout the area, and Downtown Clayton has become an epicenter for gatherings. With many opportunities for outdoor recreation, this area is perfect for those who enjoy gatherings or want a scenic nature escape.


Clayton residents love where they live, and this is evident in their lively local culture. Holding several events and celebrations throughout the year, like the Old Time 4th of July, and the Harvest Music Festival, getting to know your neighbors has never been easier (or more fun!)

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Clayton Neighborhoods

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Why Residents Love the Town of Clayton

Located just a short drive from Raleigh, residents love the rural charm of Clayton, while still having easy access to all the big city attractions and amenities. Featuring many unique shopping experiences and regionally acclaimed restaurants all set amid gorgeous natural scenery, it should come as no surprise that this community is growing rapidly. Living in Clayton puts everything you need in the palm of your hand, while letting you enjoy a more leisurely pace of life.

In the Spotlight

Clayton Public Schools

Residents of Clayton are served by the Johnston County Public School system, which offers a regionally acclaimed curriculum. Students who attend any school in JoCo are given several unique learning opportunities, like a dual lingual learning environment, and a dual enrollment program with the University of Mount Olive.

Outdoor Living

One of the things that makes Clayton so highly desirable is its abundance of incredible outdoor recreation. Enjoy miles of greenways with hiking and biking trails, or take advantage of the fantastic North Carolina weather at one of the numerous parks in the area. For a more wild adventure, bring the dogs and explore the beautiful native plant species at Clemmons State Park.

A Rich and Diverse Local Culture

With such a large growth as of late, Clayton has become a melting pot, and created a diverse and vibrant local culture. Apart from the festivals, residents are encouraged to get to know each other through community events year round. Support your neighbors every Saturday by shopping at the Clayton Farmers Market, or listen to free live music in town square. There's never a lack of ways to get involved in this welcoming community!

Fun Things to Do in This Area


Your Dream Home is Waiting

Discover scenic Clayton for yourself! A quintessential southern town full of friendly faces, you'll love all that this area provides. Whether you're a first time home-buyer, or simply relocating, trust that our team has the local real estate knowledge to make finding your dream home easy.

Browse homes currently available or check out our helpful and comprehensive home buying resources. We're happy to answer any questions you have about Clayton, or other Triangle locations. Contact us today to get started!

Clayton Neighborhoods

Clayton has diverse residencies, making it ideal for every lifestyle and price point. Browse these featured neighborhoods to see available properties and amenities. Ready to take the next step? Call us today to schedule a tour.