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Zebulon, NC

Zebulon: Friendly Hometown Living


The Amenities

From classic southern restaurants to exciting sporting events, Zebulon is brimming with fun things to do.


The Employment

Unemployment in Zebulon is generally low at about 4.3%, 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!

Zebulon Homes for Sale

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Explore Life in Zebulon

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Happening Hometown Events

At the heart of Zebulon is a vibrant and passionate baseball fanbase. Cheer on the Carolina Mudcats at the Five County Stadium, a local favorite among Zebulon and Triangle residents. While the game is happening, enjoy the hometown atmosphere and a delicious meal at the Cattails Restaurant atop the stadium. Zebulon's historic business district attracts plenty of residents and visitors with its exciting events, including a disc golf tournament, May Day, farmers market, and more.

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Friendly Community Spirit

Known as the "Town of Friendly People," Zebulon offers all a traditional southern hospitality you won't find in most major cities. Making lifelong friends in Zebulon is easy when the people are so friendly, calling out to one another when they pass by on the street and connecting over community events and shared interests. Some longtime favorites of Zebulon residents include the historic downtown area with Whitley Furniture Galleries, and the 100-year-old Zebulon Town Hall, which hosts the work of local Zebulon artists.

"In addition to its friendly residents, one of my favorite parts of Zebulon is the bustling downtown district."

Laurie Howell

Fast Facts

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Families living in Zebulon may choose to send their children to public schools served by the Wake County Public School System, one of the best school districts in the state. Zebulon is home to several elementary, middle, and high schools.

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Local Dining

For traditional southern food, you can't do much better than Zebulon. Head over to McLean's Ole Time Cafe or a delicious meal any time of the day, or Barham's Restaurant for a gourmet breakfast. 

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Fun Things to Do

  • Five County Stadium
  • Zebulon Community Park
  • Whitley Furniture Galleries
  • Zebulon Country Club
  • Hillbillies

Zebulon Real Estate Resources

If you've been thinking of buying a home in Zebulon, 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 Zebulon, you should check out Clayton, Knightdale, and Wendell! You won't be disappointed.

Information not guaranteed. Listings marked with an icon are provided courtesy of the Triangle MLS, Inc. of North Carolina, Internet Data Exchange Database. © 2024 Triangle MLS, Inc. of North Carolina. All rights reserved.


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