Welcome to Raleigh

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We are a thriving, diverse city that offers a great mix of modern amenities and Southern charm. From global technology companies to long summer days and porch swings, Raleigh is a great place to build careers, families, and a lifetime of memories.

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Fun Facts about North Carolina

  • In 1903 the Wright Brothers made the first successful powered flight by man at Kill Devil Hills near Kitty Hawk.
  • The Outer Banks of NC hosts some of the most beautiful beaches in the country.
  • North Carolina is the largest producer of sweet potatoes in the nation.
  • The first English colony in America was located on Roanoke Island.
  • Babe Ruth hit his first home run in Fayetteville on March 7, 1914.
  • The Biltmore Estate in Ashville is America's largest home.
  • Grandfather Mountain is the only private park in the world designated by the United Nations as an International Biosphere Reserve.
  • Pepsi was invented and first served in New Bern in 1898.
  • Andrew Jackson was born in the Waxsaws area on the border of N. and S. Carolina.
  • Arnold Palmer honed his skills on the championship golf team of Wake Forest University.
  • James K. Polk was born in Mecklenburg County, North Carolina.
  • Andrew Johnson started his career as a tailor's apprentice in Raleigh
  • North Carolina leads the nation in furniture, tobacco, brick, and textile production.


Raleigh SkylineNewcomers to Raleigh are pleased with the wide array of options available for recreation, both local to the Triangle area and across the state of NC. From the excitement of NASCAR races to the beauty of our national forests, we have something for everyone!

Relocation Resources

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NC State partners with Fonville-Morisey Relocation Services to offer “Moving with the Pack”. This program covers everything from area tours to lending options; be sure to register to take advantage of their services.


For information about the great schools and education system in The Triangle:

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