Covering an area of eight square miles in southern Wake County, Fuquay-Varina presents a perfect blend of old and new with all the energy, vitality, character, and history you can possibly look for. Fast becoming a dynamic bedroom community for those traveling to the Triangle, this tempting town with a vibrant community has managed well to retain its rich, charm of days gone by. Fuquay-Varina is a half hour drive from North Carolina’s State Capitol, RDU International Airport, and the famous Research Triangle Park. However, a journey might not even be required because more than 20 main manufacturers and corporations including John Deere and Tyco/Raychem are housed within its city limits. The sound of rolling waves can be heard within a few hours and the views from mountain peaks can give you a lift after a short pretty journey.
The history of Fuquay-Varina dates to four decades back when two towns merged and brought with them a number of out-of-the-ordinary historic structures.
The history of Fuquay-Varina dates to four decades back when two towns merged and brought with them a number of out-of-the-ordinary historic structures. These included a number of tobacco warehouses and majestic Victorian, Craftsman, and Colonial Revival homes. With town planners full of activity in enlivening history, Broad Street and South Main Street have already been revitalized. The brick-accented sidewalks, lampposts, and wrought-iron benches of thriving businesses proudly hold aloft the picturesque appeal of Fuquay-Varina. Fuquay-Varina is known for its affability and tranquility, with just enough hustle and bustle to sustain an energetic population. New and observantly planned progress is providing fantastic neighborhoods interlaced with esteemed schools and a profusion of leisure hot-spots, like tennis courts, baseball, and soccer fields, extensive stretches of green space for special events, and trails for walking, running, and biking. Fuquay-Varina is noted for its hospitable people, as also exquisite natural environs that make matter-of-fact life effortless and rewarding.