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Clayton: A Charming Small Town Surrounded by Big Opportunity

Just southeast of Downtown Raleigh within Johnston County, you'll find the beautiful town of Clayton. Conveniently located outside of the Triangle, Clayton offers fantastic opportunities and attractions for those seeking a home in this desirable area. Peaceful country living, affordable homes, a thriving downtown area, and a tight-knit community await you in Clayton. 

Come explore the town and discover all the potential it has to offer.

Clayton, NC Homes for Sale

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Come Explore Life in Clayton

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Parks & Rec

Clayton makes it easy to get outside and enjoy the fresh air! The town is home to a great selection of local parks and trails that feature spacious playgrounds and picnic areas. Legend Park offers eight miles of trails that is sure to test the endurance of beginners and advanced bike riders alike. The Clayton Community Center also provides a beautiful community garden and greenhouse for residents. 

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Local Attractions

Although the town may seem small, Clayton truly has a lot to offer when it comes to attractions! Downtown Clayton showcases some of the areas best restaurants, shops, and events. As you explore the downtown district you'll find charming shops like The Market at Three Little Birds, and Rejoyce Fine Gifts & Home Decor, and delicious cuisine at restaurants like Manning's, and Vinson's Pub & Eatery.  


Top Employers

Clayton residents are surrounded by numerous job opportunities within the Triangle, and Johnston County. Discover outstanding employment opportunities at companies like Novo Nordisk Pharmaceutical, Caterpillar CMDC, and Grifols Inc in Clayton, NC. 


Public Education

Residents of Clayton are proudly served by the Johnston County School District. A few of the schools located in Clayton include Clayton High School, Cooper Elementary School, Clayton Middle School, Riverwood Middle School, and Powhatan Elementary School.

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Shopping & Dining

When you live in Clayton you'll have everything you want and need just minutes away! In Downtown Clayton, you can enjoy shopping at a variety of local businesses, services, shops, and restaurants. If you head south on BUS-70 you can shop name brand stores like Coach, Banana Republic, and more at the Carolina Premium Outlets in Selma.

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Community Events

Get to know your neighbors and experience the tight-knit community that Clayton has to offer! Throughout the year the Town of Clayton hosts numerous events and festivals that are sure to be fun for all ages. Don't miss out on popular events like the Harvest Festival, Clayton Concert Series, and the 4th of July celebration at Clayton Municipal Park.

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Clayton at a Glance

Want to know even more about residential life in this outstanding city of beautiful homes, friendly faces, and big opportunities? You don’t have to look far! As your Triangle area experts, we know all the insider details! Feel free to contact us with any questions you might have!

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Quick Facts

Population: 18,553
Zip Code: 27520, 27527
County: Johnston
Median Home Price: $162,000

traveling times

Travel & Commute

Garner: 18 min
Downtown Raleigh: 23 min
RDU/RTP: 33 min
Downtown Durham: 44 min

Clayton Real Estate

Find your ideal home in Clayton! Contact Gilliam Group at eXp Realty today for more information on real estate and homes for sale in Clayton.

Clayton Real Estate Resources

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