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What You'll Love About Cleveland Township

The Small-Town Charm

Cleveland Township is a place where neighbors become friends, where residents gather for community events, and where life is just plain good!

The Countryside Beauty

You'd never guess the state's capital is just a short drive away! Enjoy the peace, privacy, and serene beauty of true country living.

The Amazing Accessibility

Hop in the car, hit the highway, and be at work in 30 minutes! It's that easy! Several nearby highways place Cleveland just a short drvie from everywhere.

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Cleveland Township is Growing Rapidly

Nestled into rolling green hills and lush woods between Garner and Clayton, the rapidly-growing Cleveland Township is a quiet community full of vibrancy and small-town charm. With new homes and businesses springing up all around, Cleveland Township is one of the fastest-growing communities in Johnston County. Discover small-town peace with access to all the amenities and attractions of the Greater Raleigh area.

Spotlights of Cleveland Township

Fun Local Attractions

Get out and meet your neighbors in the friendly small-town community of Cleveland Township. Events throughout the year, such as the annual Strawberry Festival, July 4th Celebration—including a parade and fireworks—and Christmas in Cleveland help neighbors come together to celebrate special occasions throughout the year. Or head to the Cleveland Draft House for food, drinks, and lively entertainment!

Cleveland Recreation

Cleveland might be small, but it offers the amenities and programming of a much larger town. The Greater Cleveland Athletic Association manages a community center, gymnasium, and athletic fields, as well as youth sports including basketball, soccer, softball, and volleyball. The Association also organizes and hosts special events and fundraisers for all ages throughout the year.

Easy Big-City Access

With three major highways running through it, Cleveland Township offers easy access in all directions. The I-40 and NC-42 intersect in the northeastern corner, while NC-50 runs up the western side of the township, providing easy access to nearby communities such as Garner to the north, Clayton to the northeast, Fuquay Varina to the west, and Smithfield to the southeast. Downtown Raleigh is less than 30 minutes from Cleveland Township.

The Schools Are Top-Notch!

Cleveland Township is served by Johnston County Schools, one of the highest-ranked districts in North Carolina offering some of the best schools in the state.

Schools in and around Cleveland Township include Cleveland Elementary School, Polenta Elementary School, Westview Elementary School, Cleveland Middle School, Cleveland High School, and West Johnston High School.

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What's Nearby?

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Quick Facts

Population: 21,286
County: Johnston
Zip Codes: 27520, 27529, 27577, 27603
Median Home Value: $179,000


Travel Times

Raleigh: 30min
RDU Airport: 35 min
RTP: 40min
Durham: 50min
Major Roads: US-70, NC-42, I-40

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Local Public Schools

Cleveland Township is served by top-rated Johnston County Public Schools, offer residents 10 elementary schools, four middle schools, and three outstanding high schools.

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