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A Small Town Convenient to Everything

Clayton grew overnight into the most popular small town in the Raleigh area. One reason? Its short commute to Raleigh. Clayton is a happy medium for home buyers who want the peace and quiet of a rural community with all the convenience of a major suburb.

But convenience is not all Clayton has to offer. Though it has grown rapidly in population, it hasn't lost its character. Downtown Clayton is still a destination filled with locally owned and operated businesses, from fine dining establishments to jewelry stores and boutiques.

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What Makes Clayton Unique?


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Homegrown Culture

Downtown is Clayton's central gathering place. There is always something happening in this area; country music concerts in Clayton Town Square, the local farmers' market in Horne Square, and food truck rodeos at Deep River Brewing Co. are popular.

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Countryside Peace and Quiet

Clayton is located in northern Johnston County, a mostly rural area. Unlike Raleigh or its other suburbs, Clayton is a peaceful town that is filled with fields, local farms, and neighborhoods that offer home buyers plenty of space.



What Future Residents Should Know

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Quick Facts

Population (2015 est.): 19,304

Population Change Since 2010: 19.1%

Land Area: 13.5 sq.mi.

Median Home Value: $151,800

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Local Schools

School District: Johnston County Schools (JCS)

High Schools: Clayton High School, Cleveland High School, Corinth Holder High School

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Commute Details

Commute to Downtown Raleigh: 25 min.

Commute to Research Triangle Park: 40 min.

Commute to Fort Bragg (Fayetteville, NC): 70 min.


Fall in Love with This Small Town

It's convenient to Raleigh, it's an inexpensive suburb, and it's full of life. Clayton is a great choice for home buyers. And it's easy to find your ideal home when you have a local expert as your guide. When you're ready to make the move, call us at 919-332-1070 or email Tim@YourRaleighHome.com.

Clayton Real Estate Resources

The data relating to real estate for sale on this website comes in part from the IDX© Program of the Triangle Multiple Listing Services, Inc. of Cary. Real estate listings held by brokerage firms other than O’Brien & Associates Realty, Inc. are marked with the IDX© logo or the IDX© thumbnail logo and the detailed information about them includes the name of the listing brokers.
The listing broker has attempted to offer accurate data, but buyers are advised to confirm all items.
This data was last updated on: 12/12/17 06:52 AM. A full data refresh was last performed on: 12/11/17 07:19 PM.
** Information deemed reliable but not guaranteed ** Closed (sold) listings may have been listed and/or sold by a real estate firm other than the firm(s) featured on this website. Closed data is not available until the sale of the property is recorded in the MLS. Home sale data is not an appraisal, CMA, competitive or comparative market analysis, or home valuation of any property.
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