Community and Triangle Area Information
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City Sites and Information
Apex – Growing quickly but maintaining its small town charm.
Cary – Growth spawned by Research Triangle Park (RTP) and now growing quickly in the Southeast and Northwest sections.
Durham – Home of the Duke University, Duke Hospital, the Durham Bulls Baseball Stadium and close to Research Triangle Park (RTP.)
Holly Springs – A small, rapidly-growing town with a big future and many new homes.
Morrisville – A small town of about 15,000 with easy access to I-40, I-540, US-1, Raleigh-Durham International Airport and Research Triangle Park (RTP.)
Raleigh – North Carolina’s state capital is Raleigh with the benefits of many museums, festivals and the annual State Fair.
Wake Forest – A quaint town, north of Raleigh, that is growing quickly.
Triangle Universities and Colleges
Carolina Hurricanes Hockey
Carolina Panthers Football
Durham Bulls Baseball
Carolina Mudcats Baseball
County and Government Sites
Wake County – County site offering a host of information and online services including data on real estate taxes, property maps and deeds.
Research Triangle Park – Information about RTP including current companies, site information and other useful facts for startups and employees.
RDU International Airport – Airport information for Raleigh Durham International Airport.
Capital Area Metropolitan Planning Organization (NC CAMPO) – Information source for member governments in Wake, Granville, Franklin, Johnston and Harnett counties, as well as the general public. There is also updates and information on upcoming meetings.
Triangle J Council of Governments – A voluntary organization of municipal and county governments in Chatham, Durham, Johnston, Lee, Moore, Orange and Wake counties. Established to improve the capabilities of local governments in administration, planning, fiscal management, and development.
Drivers Licenses and Vehicle Tags Information – Resources for driver’s licenses, auto registrations, associated fees and more.
Real Estate Taxes – This Schambs Realty Group page has a PDF summary of area counties and cities and their combined real estate tax rates. The page also has links to area county websites for additional information.
Parks and Recreation
Umstead State Park – Tucked between the growing cities of Raleigh, Cary, Durham and the corporate world of Research Triangle Park, the park offers picnicking, fishing, hiking and horseback riding on trails through the woods.
Lake Wheeler Park – 150 acres of park land and a 650-acre lake offering fishing, sailing, canoing, rowing, kayaking, a small conference facility, concessions, picnic facilities and sand volleyball.
Jordan Lake State Recreation Area – The NC Division of Parks and Recreation operates nine recreation areas on the lake with almost 14,000 acres of water for boating, fishing and water skiing.
Lake Crabtree County Park – Located adjacent to a 520-acre flood control lake, visitors enjoy a variety of exciting opportunities including fishing, boating, hiking, picnicking, mountain biking and nature study.
YMCA of the Triangle – Ten branches, hundreds of activities, one big community for fun, health, family and life.
Transportation and Travel
C-Tran – Cary bus transportation information is posted at this site.
GoRaleigh Area Bus Transit – bus routes, schedules and more can be found at this site.
RDU International Airport – the area’s major international airport with 400 daily flights, 40 nonstop destinations and international flights to Paris and London.
NC Department of Transportation – A site for information on car registration, licenses, license plates, traffic, road projects, interactive maps, traffic cameras and more.
Triangle Expressway (NC-540) – an overview with existing routes, plans, maps and information on the future southern extension of I-540 through Cary, Apex, Holly Springs and Garner.