Find a Dash More in Fuquay-Varina

They say that living in Fuquay will give you "a dash more." In fact, it's even the town's official motto. If you're wondering what it means, the definition is simple—you'll gain a dash more convenience, a dash more fun, and a dash more of your dream lifestyle! This uniquely-named town has some of the area's coolest restaurants, two historic districts, and an unbeatable location that's close to everything in the Triangle. Although Fuquay-Varina is experiencing a record amount of growth, home prices also remain affordable. It's a top-notch spot to get more for your money!

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Live, Work & Play


Fuquay-Varina is the place to be—just catch up with a local and let them show you around. This charming town offers a welcome escape from the chaos of the city that will make you relish in coming home. You'll fall in love with the small town touches, expansive golf courses, and stunning neighborhoods!


Although many Fuquay-Varina residents commute into Raleigh, Durham, or Chapel Hill, there are tons of local spots to advance your career. The largest employers in Fuquay include the Bob Barker Company, TE Connectivity, and John Deere. Many larger corporations have also chosen to call the Raleigh area home, such as IBM and SAS Institute.


Living in Fuquay gives you the option of embracing whatever kind of lifestyle you can dream up. Go ahead—grab a beer at the Aviator Brewing Tap House or hit the links at Bentwinds Country Club. Your options are endless, and there are so many ways you can relax and have some fun without going too far.

Fuquay-Varina at a Glance

Getting Around

Major Roads: US-1, US-401, Highway 42
Airport: RDU International Airport
Distance to Raleigh: 16 miles, 27 minutes
Distance to Durham: 35 miles, 41 minutes

Area Stats

Population: 29,200
County: Wake
Zip Codes: 27526
Avg Temperatures: Summer: 89°F / 70°F and Winter: 52°F / 33°F
Median Household Income: $75,105

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Experience Life in "The Quay"

Thinking of making a move to one of Raleigh's top-rated suburbs? Here are some other unbeatable perks.

Tons of Attractions

Whether you're a young professional, a retiree, or somewhere in between, Fuquay has something fun in store for you. You'll never get bored in this small town—be sure to check out the packed calendar of events to see what's going on nearby. Love to golf? You'll find plenty of courses nearby, such as Bentwinds Country Club and Devil's Ridge Golf Club. Be sure to check out the town's six museums to experience a slice of history, too. You can even visit the area's first post office!

Get Outside

There's a reason why so many North Carolinians love getting out and enjoying the outdoors. The area's mild climate makes it easy to take in the beauty and serenity of nature. Luckily, Fuquay-Varina is home to tons of parks that you'll love. Action Park stays true to its name—you'll see what we mean when you encounter the numerous athletic fields. Residents also enjoy trekking through spots like historic Mineral Spring Park and the Fuquay-Varina Dog Park. 

Local Shopping & Dining

Feeling hungry? Need some retail therapy? Just head to one of Fuquay-Varina's historic downtowns to find the spot you've been looking for. That's right—the area was once two towns instead of one, which means you get double the shopping and dining destinations. The Shoppes on Main are a local favorite, featuring family-owned shops and handmade goods. Residents always recommend the Aviator Smokehouse, which has some of the best BBQ around.

A+ Public Schools

Looking for a town with top-notch public schools? You're in luck! Fuquay-Varina is served by Wake County Public Schools, a 160,000 student strong district. Don't be fooled by the numbers, though—here, your child will receive an individualized education and experience unique learning opportunities. Wake County's schools boast a graduation rate of over 90%, and all high schools offer countless Advance Placement programs to challenge high-achieving students.

Your Dream Home Awaits

Take a stroll down Main Street or have a beer at Aviator—once you start living the Fuquay lifestyle, you'll fall in love with everything this area has to offer. Ready to take the next step? Then it's time to team up with DASH Realty! With years of local experience, a wealth of specialized resources, and a wide network of local contacts, we have what it takes to reach your real estate goals. Whenever you're ready to get started, we're just a phone call away! 

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