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Clayton, NC

Clayton: Small Town Fun


The Amenities

Delicious local restaurants, lots of shopping, beautiful parks, and fun things to do are everywhere!


The Employment

Unemployment in Clayton is generally low at about 4.6%, with a strong local economy boosted by family owned businesses.


The Weather

Warm sunny summers, cool falls, comfortable brisk winters, and gorgeous springs; NC weather is unbeatable!

Clayton Homes for Sale

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Selling Your Clayton Home?

Selling a home in Clayton? We can help! Learn more about listing your home with Laurie Howell, including the tools and resources we offer our sellers, our marketing strategies, and our featured listings.

Explore Life in Clayton

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Spacious Yards

Homes in Clayton are spacious, affordable, and available in a wide variety of styles. Whether you're searching for that perfect ranch home with acres of land to spread out on, or a cozy townhome close to all the action in Downtown Clayton, there's something for you here. Many of the homes in Clayton come with spacious yards, providing even more room to play.


Parks, parks, parks!

Hands down, one of the best parts of living in Clayton is the variety of fun, vibrant parks and outstanding recreational opportunities. From greenways and winding nature trails to playgrounds and the many fitness classes offered by Parks & Recreation, there's never a shortage of new things to try. Join a youth or adult sports league, or take an exciting Zumba class!

"A quintessential small town, Clayton has some of the friendliest people in the state."

Laurie Howell

Fast Facts

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Students living in Clayton can attend public schools served by the Johnston County School District, which provides all students with an excellent education. There are a number of elementary, middle, and high schools in Clayton, as well as several private schools.


Local Dining

Clayton has some good eats! Many delicious local restaurants can be found on or near Main Street, including First Street Tavern, Primo's Pizza, Clayton Steak House, Mannings, Skylines, and more coming every day!


Fun Things to Do

  • Clemmons Educational State Forest
  • Riverwood Golf Course
  • Pelican's Sno-Balls and Batting Cages
  • The Comedy Zone
  • Wine & Design

Clayton Real Estate Resources

If you've been thinking of buying a home in Clayton, or simply need someone to chat with about your real estate plans, please reach out to me! I'd love to help make all of your real estate dreams come true. If you love small towns like Clayton, you should check out Zebulon, Knightdale, and Wendell! You won't be disappointed.

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