Local Community
Fuquay-Varina is located near two interstate highways on the southern edge of Wake County: I-40 and I-95. Fuquay-Varina is convenient to several major cities: including Raleigh (20 minutes north), Research Triangle Park (35 minutes northwest), Cary (20 minutes northwest), and Durham (45 minutes northwest). The scenic North Carolina mountains are approximately three hours to the west, and the beautiful North Carolina beaches are about two hours to the east.

Thirty-four churches or centers of worship represent more than fifteen different denominations.

Fuquay-Varina has a mild climate with an average annual temperature of 59.8 degrees. The annual average rainfall is 44.6 inches, and the annual average snowfall is 3.7 inches.

Civic Organizations
Over forty civic and fraternal organizations are actively involved in an effort to make Fuquay-Varina an even nicer place in which to live.

The Angier Chamber of Commerce -
The Fuquay-Varina Chamber -
The Holly Springs Chamber -
Fuquay Varina Revitalization Association -
Kiwanis -

The Fuquay-Varina area schools are part of the Wake County Public School District: one of the highest ranked districts in North Carolina. The Fuquay-Varina and surrounding area has four elementary schools, two middle schools, and a high school.

Wake County Public Schools -
Harnett County Public Schools -
Johnston County Public Schools -
Wake Technical Community College -
Duke University (Durham) -
University of North Carolina-Chapel Hill (Chapel Hill) -
Southeastern Baptist Theological Seminary (Wake Forest) -
North Carolina Central University (Durham) -
Campbell University (Buies Creek) -
Durham Technical Community College (Durham) -
North Carolina State University (Raleigh) -
Meredith College (Raleigh) -
St. Augustine’s College (Raleigh) -
Shaw University (Raleigh) -
Peace College (Raleigh) -

Fuquay-Varina, in town: 22,644
Fuquay-Varina, Nearby Service Area: 70,000
Wake County: 900,000

Fuquay-Varina’s tax rate per $100 assessed valuation is $ .385, and Wake County’s rate is $ .6145. Both are subject to annual change.

Raleigh-Durham International Airport
Johnston County Airport

Useful Numbers
Poison Control – (800) 848-6946
Highway Patrol – (919) 733-3861
Duke Progress Energy -(919) 508-5400 -
Sprint Telephone – (919) 552-7171 –
Water/Sewer (Fuquay-Varina) – (919) 552-1406 -
Garbage/Trash (Fuquay-Varina) – (919) 552-1408
Public Service Gas – (877) 776-2427 –
Harnett Public Water – (910) 893-7575
Heater Utilities – (919) 467-7854
ABC Sanitation (County Trash Collection) – (919) 662-2988, Republic Waste – (919) 772-1316

Raleigh Community Hospital
Duke University Medical Center
Rex Hospital
Durham Regional Hospital
Wake Medical Center
University of North Carolina Hospitals.