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Homes for Sale in Clayton, NC by Price

Clayton: A Best-Kept Secret Close to Raleigh

The small town of Clayton is quickly growing into a top place to live. Conveniently located on US-70, southwest of Garner and Raleigh, Clayton is tucked away from the hustle and bustle of the city, but it is not too far from Downtown Raleigh. It has a rural charm and laid-back pace of life unlike any other community in the Triangle area

Population (2015)


Distance to Raleigh

18 Miles (27 Min.)

School District

Johnston County

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The Secret Behind Clayton's Growth

In recent years, Clayton has experienced rapid residential and business growth. Among the many reasons for its overnight popularity, Clayton is close to Raleigh, is served by an excellent school district, and offers a high quality of life for its residents.

Today's residents can live, work, and play in Clayton. Festivals and concerts keep neighbors connected. Greenways and parks are perfect for outdoor adventures. And new subdivisions are being built to keep up with home buyer demand. 

Why Buy a Home in Clayton?

Peace and Quiet

Johnston County is primarily rural. Local farms and small communities surround the town of Clayton. Downtown is the hub of community events, and local businesses thrive. Clayton is a unique suburb that features more open spaces and fewer busy roads than other Triangle-area communities.

Major Employers
In Town Limits

Corporations such as Caterpillar, 3C Packaging, Grifols, and Novo Nordisk are located in Clayton, employing hundreds of people throughout the area. Residents who live and work in Clayton don't need to worry about a commute to Downtown Raleigh when top employers are within town limits. 

Access to the
Raleigh Area

Clayton offers a direct commute into Downtown Raleigh via US-70. Major highways, including I-40 and I-440, are just a few minutes away for easy access to Raleigh-area attractions, including the North Carolina State Fairgrounds, state museums, universities, performing arts venues, and more.

Clayton Has a Home for Everyone

From townhouses and cottages to large luxury homes, Clayton has a variety of real estate options to choose from. New construction, in particular, is thriving in this small town. It's easier than ever to quickly find a home in your price and size range, with your ideal features, and in a neighborhood with excellent amenities.

Easily Buy or Sell Your Home in Clayton

Whether you are buying or selling your home, our Clayton real estate experts can make the process easier (and even enjoyable). Where are you in your real estate process? We are here to help. Call us at 919-891-3612 and let's talk about your goals.

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