Cary Real Estate Information

Cary – From a Humble Settlement to A Large Municipality

Unlike other towns of North Carolina, Cary is a large municipality and is part of two counties, Wake and Chatham counties of North Carolina; though the largest part is located in Wake County. This town is so big and it is considered as the second largest town in the whole county of Wake. This municipality is bounded on the north and west by Research Triangle Park and Morrisville, Raleigh by the north and east while Apex and nearby Holly Springs bound it on the southern part. The Jordan Lake area is situated on the western end of Cary.

Looking back, Cary started as a settlement known as Bradford’s Ordinary as early as 1750. It was only after a hundred years when this small settlement was included in the North Carolina Railroad as a major transportation route in the initiative of a Wake county farmer and lumberman named Frank Page. It was actually him who founded and started out developments in the now famous town of Cary and ended up as the first town mayor.

From these humble beginnings, Cary has grown into a very large community. In fact, the US Census Bureau has revealed that the town is now considered as the fifth fastest growing municipality nationwide during the years 2006-2007.

Public transportation access is through C-Trans and Triangle Transit. The latter provides bus service on fixed routes serving the metropolitan area connecting to nearby towns transit system including Chapel Hill, Durham, and Raleigh. Inter-city rail is another option for travelers to Charlotte, Miami, New York City among others. International travelers can reach Cary because of the presence of Raleigh-Durham International Airport.

When you visit Cary, you will be able to learn more interesting facts about this town.