Explore Johnston County

Cities In & Around Johnston County

Home to 209,000 residents and counting, Johnston County offers the perfect blend of suburban yet rural living. Whether you're enticed by the big-city conveniences of Garner or Clayton's historic Main Street, you'll have no trouble finding your perfect niche right here in JoCo. Take a look at some of our favorite communities, and spend some time exploring—we'll be here when you're ready to schedule some showings. And as Johnston County locals, we'd love to answer any questions you have about the area!


Welcome home to Clayton, the perfect spot for those craving a close-knit community with easy access to Raleigh and the Research Triangle Park. Clayton is also located close to several major highways.

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Cleveland Township

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.

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Located just minutes from downtown Raleigh, the suburb of Garner offers easy big-city access without compromising the small-town charm that its residents so love. Garner even showcases hundreds of acres of parkland, a strong emphasis on community events, and plenty of opportunities.

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Tucked at the intersection of Highway 540 and Highway 495, the bustling suburb of Knightdale offers easy access to all the amenities and opportunities of Raleigh while maintaining a cozy Southern friendliness.

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Raleigh, NC consistently ranks as one of America’s top places to live, and it’s not hard to see why. Raleigh is a melting pot—of culture, of backgrounds, of business and pleasure, of city, and of nature.

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Willow Springs

Tucked into rolling green hills and lush woods just south of Garner, the unincorporated community of Willow Spring offers wide-open spaces, quiet neighborhoods, beautiful and modern new homes, and a charming small-town community of friendly neighbors.

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Johnston County Real Estate

Thinking of buying a home in the Johnston County area? Contact the Marlo Wells Team! We want to help you learn everything you need to know to find your perfect home.

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