Explore the beautiful Triangle Areas

With all of the beauty that the Triangle Areas area has to offer, it’s hard to find the perfect place to call home. Our area guides simplify that process by giving you unique market, lifestyle, and demographic insights into each area!

Below are the most popular Triangle Counties:

Why Choose Wake County?

​Consistently rated as one of the best places to live and work in America, Wake County is home to NC State University, Research Triangle Park, and 2006 Stanley Cup Champions, the Carolina Hurricanes. Wake County is also the center of state government, with our Capitol Building, legislature and many government offices located in Raleigh.

Why Choose Durham County?

Durham County is a county located in the U.S. state of North Carolina. As of the 2020 census, the population was 324,833, making it the sixth-most populous county in North Carolina. Its county seat is Durham, which is the only incorporated municipality predominantly in the county, though very small portions of cities and towns mostly in neighboring counties also extend into Durham County. The central and southern parts of Durham County are highly urban, consisting of the city as well as several unincorporated suburbs. Southeastern Durham County is dominated by the Research Triangle Park, most of which is in Durham County. The northern third of Durham County is rural in nature.

Why Choose Orange County?

Nestled in the hills of the North Carolina Piedmont, Orange County is located between the Research Triangle Park and the Triad cities of Greensboro, Winston-Salem and High Point. With more than 140,000 residents, Orange County includes historic Hillsborough, the county seat; Chapel Hill, home of the University of North Carolina; and Carrboro and Mebane, former railroad and mill towns.

Why Choose Chatham County?

Chatham County, North Carolina, founded in 1771 and located at the geographic center of the state. Chatham County celebrates a history rich in traditions, while embracing the growth and diversity that make our community so unique. Chatham County is the up-and-coming area for development in the Research Triangle region and is an ideal place for families and businesses to flourish.

Why Choose Johnston County?

Johnston County is a destination located "just outside the city", only 30 minutes east of Raleigh, and convenient for visitors traveling through NC at the crossroads of I-95 and I-40

Why Choose Franklin County?

Franklin County is located within the world-renowned Research Triangle Region of North Carolina, home of The Research Triangle Park and one of the most globally competitive regions of the world. The region routinely ranks among the best places to live, work and play

Why Choose Granville County?

Whether you are relocating a business or searching for a new neighborhood, Granville County brings together the best of small-town living and easy access to metropolitan amenities. Discover how beauty, history, and a diverse business community make Granville County the ideal place to call home.

Why Choose Harnett County?

Harnett County combines rural beauty with proximity to urban areas to provide an optimal business climate for business and industry. Harnett County is located within an hour of North Carolina’s capital city of Raleigh, the globally recognized Research Triangle Park and the US Army’s largest installment, Fort Bragg. Affordable land served by excellent infrastructure, moderate tax rates, reasonably-priced property and an available workforce are some of the finer attributes the county brings to the table.

Why Choose Lee County?

Lee County offers worldwide access, through its solid transportation network. A world-class workforce, supported by outstanding industrial training and prepared to produce results. And, an exceptional quality of life, offering the conveniences of small town life with quick and easy access to Raleigh, Durham, and the rest of this famed Research Triangle region.

Triangle Area Surrounding Counties

About Alamance County

Alamance County's population has grown significantly, with the city of Mebane tripling in size between 1990 and 2020. The county has seen significant business and industry growth, including the additions of the North Carolina Commerce Park and the North Carolina Industrial Center, as well as new retail opportunities near Interstate 85/40 on the eastern (Tanger Outlets) and western (University Commons and Alamance Crossing) sides of the county.

About Caswell County

Caswell County is located in North Carolina with a population of 22,619. In Caswell County, most residents own their homes. Many retirees live in Caswell County and residents tend to lean conservative.

About Nash County

Nash County is located in North Carolina with a population of 94,287. In Nash County, most residents own their homes. Many families live in Nash County and residents tend to have moderate political views.

About Person County

Person County offers a strategic location for business and industry, being within an hour’s drive of North Carolina's two major economic centers, the Research Triangle Park (Durham, Chapel Hill and Raleigh) and the Piedmont Triad (Greensboro, Winston-Salem and High Point), and a two-hour drive of Richmond, Virginia.

About Sampson County

The largest county in North Carolina, Sampson County stretches sixty miles long and thirty-five miles wide. At 963 square miles, this county is just about the size of the State of Rhode Island. Tucked into the southeast corner of the state known as the coastal plains, our picturesque county boasts gently rolling hills, rich farmland and friendly, bustling communities.

About Vance County

Established in 1881, Vance County is home to a thriving economic community and a rich tourism industry. Here you will find Kerr Lake, the largest man-made lake east of the Mississippi River and one of the state’s largest  parks and tourist attractions.

About Warren County

Warren County is a county located in the northeastern Piedmont region of the U.S. state of North Carolina, on the northern border with Virginia, made famous for a landfill and birthplace of the environmental justice movement. As of the 2020 census, the population was 18,642. Its county seat is Warrenton.

About Cumberland County

Cumberland County, located in North Carolina's Coastal Plain region, was formed from Bladen County in 1754. Its name is derived from the title of Prince William Augustus, the duke of Cumberland, the son of King George II who was the victorious commander at the Battle of Culloden in 1746.

Which Cities & Towns are Right for You?

Triangle Areas has great, eclectic cities. Each city has its own energy and character. Get the inside scoop on Triangle Areas neighborhoods, and find the one that’s right for you with this handy neighborhood guide!