The Town of Wake Forest, North Carolina was incorporated in 1909 and is located approximately 15 miles north of Raleigh, North Carolina.
Once the home of Wake Forest College, well known for being where Arnold Palmer graduated from, the college moved to Winston-Salem in 1956 and became Wake Forest University.
Today the town is a desirable area for many families looking to find small town charm with access to the offerings of big cities.
Wake Forest is only a four hour drive from Washington, DC, 7 hours from Atlanta, Georgia, 2 hours from the Atlantic Ocean and 3 hours to the Blue Ridge Parkway and the Great Smokey Mountains National Park.
In 1998, the town had approximately 8,500 residents and today has close to 35,000 residents.
With a fantastic parks and greenway system, great schools and all of the necessities close by, you are never more than 10 minutes away from where you need to be.
For more information on the history of the town, visit the Town of Wake Forest web site.