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Raleigh (/ˈrɑːli/; RAH-lee) is the capital of the state of North Carolina as well as the seat of Wake County. Raleigh is known as the “City of Oaks” for its many oak trees, which line the streets in the heart of the city.  The city covers a land area of 142.8 square miles (370 km2). According to the U.S. Census Bureau, the city’s 2012 estimated population was 423,179, making Raleigh the 42nd most populous city in the United States. It is also one of the fastest-growing cities in the country. The city of Raleigh is named after Sir Walter Raleigh, who established the lost Roanoke Colony in present-day Dare County.

Raleigh is home to North Carolina State University and is part of the Research Triangle area, together with Durham (home of Duke University) and Chapel Hill (home of University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill). The “Triangle” nickname originated after the 1959 creation of the Research Triangle Park, located in Durham & Wake Counties partway between the three cities and their universities. The Research Triangle region encompasses the U.S. Census Bureau’s Raleigh-Durham-Chapel Hill Combined Statistical Area (CSA), which had an estimated population of 2,037,430 in 2013. The Raleigh Metropolitan Statistical Area (MSA) had an estimated population of 1,214,516 in 2013.

Most of Raleigh is located within Wake County, with a very small portion extending into Durham County. The towns of Cary, Morrisville, Garner, Auburn, Clayton, Wake Forest, Apex, Holly Springs, Fuquay-Varina, Willow Springs, Knightdale, Wendell, Zebulon, and Rolesville are some of Raleigh’s primary nearby suburbs and satellite towns.

Raleigh is an early example in the United States of a planned city, chosen as the site of the state capital in 1788 and incorporated in 1792 as such. The city was originally laid out in a grid pattern with the North Carolina State Capitol in Union Square at the center. In the United States Civil War the city was spared from any significant battle, only falling in the closing days of the war, though it did not escape the economic hardships that plagued the rest of the American South during the Reconstruction Era. The twentieth century saw the opening of the Research Triangle Park in 1959, and with the jobs it created the region and city saw a large influx of population, making it one of the fastest growing communities in the United States by the early 21st century.

Raleigh is home to numerous cultural, educational, and historic sites. The Progress Energy Center for the Performing Arts in Downtown Raleigh features three theater venues and serves as the home for the North Carolina Symphony. Walnut Creek Amphitheatre is a large music amphitheater located in Southeast Raleigh. Museums in Raleigh include the North Carolina Museum of Art in West Raleigh, as well as the North Carolina Museum of History and North Carolina Museum of Natural Sciences located next to each other near the State Capitol in Downtown Raleigh. Several major universities and colleges call Raleigh home, including North Carolina State University, the largest public university in the state, and Shaw University, the first historically black university in the American South and site of the foundation of the Student Nonviolent Coordinating Committee, an important civil rights organization of the 1960s. One U.S. president, Andrew Johnson, was born in Raleigh.

For additional information, please visit: www.raleighnc.gov/

 

Raleigh Real Estate Listings

Active Listings in Raleigh

1417 Battery Drive Raleigh, NC 27610
Photo of 1417 Battery Drive, Raleigh, NC 27610 (MLS # 2185800)
0 beds 0 baths $135,000
7221 Bentley Circle Raleigh, NC 27604
Photo of 7221 Bentley Circle, Raleigh, NC 27604 (MLS # 2185796)
3 beds 2 baths 1,030 sqft $165,000
1120 Tacketts Pond Drive Raleigh, NC 27614
Photo of 1120 Tacketts Pond Drive, Raleigh, NC 27614 (MLS # 2185782)
4 beds 4 baths 3,750 sqft $573,500
117 S TARBORO Street Raleigh, NC 27610
Photo of 117 S TARBORO Street, Raleigh, NC 27610 (MLS # 2185779)
2 beds 2 baths 970 sqft $295,000
2611 Churchill Road Raleigh, NC 27608
Photo of 2611 Churchill Road, Raleigh, NC 27608 (MLS # 2185776)
5 beds 6 baths 5,488 sqft $1,485,000
720 Dartmouth Road Raleigh, NC 27609-5942
Photo of 720 Dartmouth Road, Raleigh, NC 27609-5942 (MLS # 2185769)
4 beds 3 baths 2,099 sqft $300,000
325 W Drewry Lane Raleigh, NC 27609
Photo of 325 W Drewry Lane, Raleigh, NC 27609 (MLS # 2185768)
4 beds 4 baths 3,510 sqft $875,000
4425 Roller Court Raleigh, NC 27604
Photo of 4425 Roller Court, Raleigh, NC 27604 (MLS # 2185762)
2 beds 3 baths 1,290 sqft $118,000
7711 River Field Lane Raleigh, NC 27616
Photo of 7711 River Field Lane, Raleigh, NC 27616 (MLS # 2185760)
3 beds 2 baths 1,275 sqft $142,000
2503 Mayview Road Raleigh, NC 27607
Photo of 2503 Mayview Road, Raleigh, NC 27607 (MLS # 2185740)
3 beds 2 baths 1,460 sqft $499,900
7340 Summer Tanager Trail Raleigh, NC 27614
Photo of 7340 Summer Tanager Trail, Raleigh, NC 27614 (MLS # 2185736)
5 beds 4 baths 4,404 sqft $995,000
3920 Green Road Raleigh, NC 27604
Photo of 3920 Green Road, Raleigh, NC 27604 (MLS # 2185726)
3 beds 2 baths 1,581 sqft $209,999
6924 Missionary Ridge Road Raleigh, NC 27610
Photo of 6924 Missionary Ridge Road, Raleigh, NC 27610 (MLS # 2185703)
3 beds 3 baths 2,094 sqft $199,900
9311 Erinsbrook Drive Raleigh, NC 27617
Photo of 9311 Erinsbrook Drive, Raleigh, NC 27617 (MLS # 2185684)
4 beds 3 baths 1,771 sqft $289,900
2309 Lowden Street Raleigh, NC 27608-1667
Photo of 2309 Lowden Street, Raleigh, NC 27608-1667 (MLS # 2185675)
4 beds 3 baths 2,362 sqft $495,000
729 Mial Street Raleigh, NC 27608
Photo of 729 Mial Street, Raleigh, NC 27608 (MLS # 2185664)
3 beds 2 baths 1,233 sqft $309,900
601 Elm Street Raleigh, NC 27604
Photo of 601 Elm Street, Raleigh, NC 27604 (MLS # 2185656)
3 beds 2 baths 1,204 sqft $275,000
5920 Wintergreen Drive Raleigh, NC 27609
Photo of 5920 Wintergreen Drive, Raleigh, NC 27609 (MLS # 2185636)
4 beds 2 baths 1,725 sqft $260,000
173 Pineland Circle Raleigh, NC 27606
Photo of 173 Pineland Circle, Raleigh, NC 27606 (MLS # 2185635)
3 beds 3 baths 2,090 sqft $384,900
6428 Brandywine Road Raleigh, NC 27607
Photo of 6428 Brandywine Road, Raleigh, NC 27607 (MLS # 2185625)
4 beds 3 baths 3,311 sqft $495,000

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Raleigh School Data

Raleigh School Districts

Wake County Schools
PK-12
http://www.wcpss.net/
Casa Esperanza Montessori
PK-8
http://www.cemcs.org
Nc Dept Of Juvenile Justice
K-12 & ungraded
https://www.nccrimecontrol.org/Index2.cfm?a=000003,002476
Deaf And Blind Schools
K-12
http://www.ncoes.net/
Exploris
6-8
http://www.exploris.org/
Magellan Charter
3-8
http://www.magellancharter.org
Raleigh Charter High
9-12
http://www.raleighcharterhs.org
Torchlight Academy
K-5
http://www.tlaedu.org/
Preeminent Charter
K-8
http://www.preeminentcharterschool.org/
Quest Academy
K-8
http://www.questcharter.org
Hope Elementary
K-5
http://www.hopecharterschool.org
Endeavor Charter School
K-8
http://www.endeavorcharterschool.com
Division Of Prisons
9-12
http://www.doc.state.nc.us/dop/education/
Nc Health And Human Resources
PK-12 & ungraded
http://www.ncdhhs.gov/dsohf
Nc Virtual Public School
n/a
http://www.ncvps.org/
Longleaf School Of The Arts
9-11
http://longleafschool.com

Raleigh Schools

Governor Morehead School
K-12, public
Exploris
K-8, charter
http://www.exploris.org/
Magellan Charter
3-8, charter
http://www.magellancharter.org
Sparc Academy
K-8, charter
http://www.sparcacademy.org/
Durant Road Elementary
PK-5, public
http://durantes.wcpss.net/
Leesville Road Elementary
K-5, public
http://les.wcpss.net/
Pleasant Union Elementary
K-5, public
http://pleasantuniones.wcpss.net/
Durant Road Middle
6-8, public
http://durantroadms.wcpss.net/
Leesville Road High
9-12, public
http://leesville.org/
Oak Grove Elementary
K-5, public
http://oakgrovees.wcpss.net/
Athens Drive High
9-12, public
http://athensdrivehs.wcpss.net/
Brentwood Elementary
K-5, public
http://brentwoodes.wcpss.net/
Brooks Elementary
K-5, public
http://brookses.wcpss.net/
Needham Broughton High
9-12, public
http://broughton.wcpss.net/
Bugg Elementary
K-5, public
http://bugges.wcpss.net/
Carnage Middle
6-8, public
http://carnagems.wcpss.net/
Carroll Middle
6-8, public
http://carrollms.wcpss.net/
Combs Elementary
K-5, public
http://combses.wcpss.net/
Conn Elementary
K-5, public
http://connes.wcpss.net/
Daniels Middle
6-8, public
http://danielsms.wcpss.net/
Douglas Elementary
K-5, public
http://douglas.wcpss.net/
East Millbrook Middle
6-8, public
http://eastmillbrookms.wcpss.net/
Fuller Elementary
K-5, public
http://fulleres.wcpss.net/
Green Elementary
K-5, public
http://gyr.wcpss.net/
Hunter Elementary School
K-5, public
http://hunteres.wcpss.net/

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