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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

1309 Brooks Avenue Raleigh, NC 27607
Photo of 1309 Brooks Avenue, Raleigh, NC 27607 (MLS # 2267150)
4 beds 2 baths 2,260 sqft $625,000
1413 Whittington Drive Raleigh, NC 27614
Photo of 1413 Whittington Drive, Raleigh, NC 27614 (MLS # 2267148)
3 beds 3 baths 3,765 sqft $489,900
12408 Cilcain Court Raleigh, NC 27614
Photo of 12408 Cilcain Court, Raleigh, NC 27614 (MLS # 2267132)
4 beds 4 baths 3,990 sqft $484,900
1400 Hillbrow Lane Raleigh, NC 27615-2861
Photo of 1400 Hillbrow Lane, Raleigh, NC 27615-2861 (MLS # 2267108)
3 beds 3 baths 1,986 sqft $299,900
9439 Oglebay Court Raleigh, NC 27617
Photo of 9439 Oglebay Court, Raleigh, NC 27617 (MLS # 2267091)
3 beds 3 baths 2,392 sqft $310,000
607 Harding Street Raleigh, NC 27604
Photo of 607 Harding Street, Raleigh, NC 27604 (MLS # 2267084)
2 beds 1 bath 904 sqft $320,000
2952 Claremont Drive Raleigh, NC 27608-1512
Photo of 2952 Claremont Drive, Raleigh, NC 27608-1512 (MLS # 2267080)
4 beds 2 baths 1,804 sqft $385,000
3409 Lassiter Falls Circle Raleigh, NC 27609-6973
Photo of 3409 Lassiter Falls Circle, Raleigh, NC 27609-6973 (MLS # 2267079)
5 beds 5 baths 4,538 sqft $950,000
5401 Alafia Court Raleigh, NC 27616
Photo of 5401 Alafia Court, Raleigh, NC 27616 (MLS # 2267067)
3 beds 3 baths 1,906 sqft $250,000
6008 Porterdale Drive Raleigh, NC 27610
Photo of 6008 Porterdale Drive, Raleigh, NC 27610 (MLS # 2267062)
3 beds 3 baths 1,571 sqft $199,900
5801 Allwood Drive Raleigh, NC 27606
Photo of 5801 Allwood Drive, Raleigh, NC 27606 (MLS # 2267053)
3 beds 3 baths 2,809 sqft $389,900
3521 Banks Road Raleigh, NC 27603
Photo of 3521 Banks Road, Raleigh, NC 27603 (MLS # 2267046)
3 beds 2 baths 2,548 sqft $689,900
6649 Lynndale Drive Raleigh, NC 27612
Photo of 6649 Lynndale Drive, Raleigh, NC 27612 (MLS # 2267029)
3 beds 2 baths 1,640 sqft $350,000
712 Fallon Grove Way Raleigh, NC 27608
Photo of 712 Fallon Grove Way, Raleigh, NC 27608 (MLS # 2267026)
3 beds 4 baths 2,628 sqft $510,000
2209 Turtle Point Drive Raleigh, NC 27604
Photo of 2209 Turtle Point Drive, Raleigh, NC 27604 (MLS # 2267007)
3 beds 3 baths 1,418 sqft $159,500
2527 Village Manor Way Raleigh, NC 27614
Photo of 2527 Village Manor Way, Raleigh, NC 27614 (MLS # 2267003)
0 beds 0 baths $295,000
2615 Garden Knoll Lane Raleigh, NC 27614-8971
Photo of 2615 Garden Knoll Lane, Raleigh, NC 27614-8971 (MLS # 2266995)
3 beds 3 baths 1,726 sqft $219,000
5221 Dutchman Drive Raleigh, NC 27606
Photo of 5221 Dutchman Drive, Raleigh, NC 27606 (MLS # 2266994)
4 beds 2 baths 2,748 sqft $360,000
3201 Peachford Lane Raleigh, NC 27616
Photo of 3201 Peachford Lane, Raleigh, NC 27616 (MLS # 2266993)
3 beds 3 baths 1,550 sqft $235,000
5629 Yates Garden Lane Raleigh, NC 27606
Photo of 5629 Yates Garden Lane, Raleigh, NC 27606 (MLS # 2266988)
4 beds 3 baths 2,013 sqft $320,000

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Raleigh School Data

Raleigh School Districts

Casa Esperanza Montessori School District
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 School District
PK-12
http://www.ncoes.net/
Exploris Middle School District
K-8
http://www.exploris.org/
Magellan Charter School District
3-8
http://www.magellancharter.org
Raleigh Charter High School District
9-12
http://www.raleighcharterhs.org
Torchlight Academy School District
K-6
http://www.tlaedu.org/
Preeminent Charter School District
K-8
http://www.preeminentcharterschool.org/
Quest Academy School District
K-8
http://www.questcharter.org
Hope Elementary Charter School District
K-5
http://www.hopecharterschool.org
Endeavor Charter School District
K-8
http://www.endeavorcharterschool.com
Division Of Prisons
9-12
http://www.doc.state.nc.us/dop/education/
Nc Health And Human Services School District
PK-12
http://www.ncdhhs.gov/dsohf
Triangle Math And Science Academy School District
K-9
http://www.tmsacademy.org/
Nc Virtual Public School District
n/a
http://www.ncvps.org/
Howard & Lillian Lee Scholars School District
K-5
Longleaf School Of The Arts
9-11
http://longleafschool.com
Envision Science Academy School District
PK-12
Dynamic Community Charter School District
PK-12

Raleigh Schools

Governor Morehead School
K-12, public
http://www.governormorehead.net/
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
K-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
PK-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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