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What You’ll Love About Clayton


Countryside Charm

Rolling hills, lush forest, beautiful parks, even a strong horse culture... Enjoy it all in Clayton.

Outstanding Resources

Shopping, dining, parks, recreation, community events, and more abound throughout town.

Unbeatable Location

Clayton is just minutes from top-notch companies and employers in Raleigh, NC and RTP.


Clayton Homes for Sale

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Clayton: A Small Town with Big-City Access

Welcome home to Clayton, the perfect spot for those looking for a close-knit community with easy access to Raleigh and the Research Triangle Park. Located close to several major highways, Clayton is an ideal location for anyone looking for big-city life with a cozy small-town feel and a bit of an outdoorsy vibe. Learn more about Clayton below!

Spotlights of Clayton


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Clayton is Anything but Boring

There’s something for everyone in Clayton, whether you’re a lover of the arts, nature, or entertainment. The Clayton Center promotes the arts with national touring acts, local theatre groups, and special events, while Deep River Brewing Company gives visitors a casual laid-back environment for sampling fresh craft beers.

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Get Outside in Clayton!

Anyone looking for an outdoor fix won’t be left disappointed in Clayton. Outdoor lovers can enjoy Clemmons Educational State Forest—the first managed forest in North Carolina—as well as Legend Park, three golf courses, and plenty of hiking and canoeing along the Neuse River. There’s also a Miniature Horse Farm for a truly unique experience.

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Nightlife in Clayton

Looking for a little excitement after the sun goes down? There's no end to the fun at the Comedy Zone, one of the Triangle area's premiere comedy clubs featuring nightly events. And don’t forget the Cleveland Draft House of Clayton, Downtime Sports Bar and Grill, and McKinley’s Restaurant and Pub. For some big-city excitement, Downtown Raleigh is just 25 minutes away.

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Food and Dining Abound

There’s no shortage of dining options in Clayton! For traditional American dining, check out the Char-Grill or the Cleveland Draft House of Clayton (also great for some after-hours entertainment). For those craving Asian food, the Asia Cafe or the Bonsai Restaurant might be worth a stop. And of course, there’s barbecue a-plenty at Charlie’s BBQ and Grille and McCall’s Bar-B-Que & Seafood.


Clayton Attractions


What's Nearby?

Want to know even more about residential life in this outstanding city of beautiful homes, friendly faces, and big opportunities? You don’t have to look far! As your Triangle experts, we know all the insider details! Feel free to contact us with any questions you might have!

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Quick Facts

Population: 18,445
Growth Since 2000: +164.5%
Zip Codes: 27520, 27610
County: Johnston
Mean Home Value: $157,031

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Travel Times

Raleigh: 25 min
RDU Airport: 35 min
RTP: 35 min
Durham: 40 min
Major Roads: US-70, I-40

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Local Public Schools

Clayton is served by top-rated Johnston County School District and offers residents 10 elementary schools, four middle schools, and three outstanding high schools.


Clayton Real Estate

Find your ideal home in Clayton! Contact top Triangle real estate agent Marlo Wells today for more information on real estate and homes for sale in Clayton.

Neighborhoods

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