Area Information


What You’ll Love About Zebulon

Scenic Neighborhoods

Beautiful historic neighborhoods and homes feature Victorian, Craftsman, and Colonial Revival architecture.

Beautiful Parks

There are so many ways to get outside, from sports to picnics to scenic waterfall hikes through the woods.

Access to Everywhere

Access to several major highways place all the amenities of the Triangle within easy reach.

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Come Explore Life in Zebulon

Not for nothing is Zebulon, NC known as “The Town of Friendly People”! With plenty of small-town charms, lovely countryside neighborhoods, and yes, a very friendly population, it’s no surprise Zebulon ranks among the best suburbs in North Carolina. Beautiful parks, fun attractions and things to do, and a surprisingly robust calendar of events and activities complete the package of one of the Triangle’s favorite small towns. And with easy highway access to all the major cities and opportunities of the greater Triangle area, Zebulon is small-town living filled with possibility.

Spotlights of Zebulon

parks and recreation

Parks & Rec

Get outside and explore the countryside! Discover the Little River Park and hike to a scenic waterfall, or enjoy the amazing amenities of Zebulon Community Park—including walking trails, fitness stations, courts and fields, and even a disc golf course. Four other local parks provide additional fields and courts, picnic areas and playgrounds, benches and shelters, and a public pool, and you can even enjoy fitness classes at the Zebulon Community Center.

things to do

Local Attractions

Small-town living doesn’t come without its share of charms! Explore the local restaurants and businesses of Downtown Zebulon, including historic Zebulon Town Hall and Whitley Furniture Galleries. Relax at the Zebulon Public Library or spend a day on the course at Zebulon Country Club. Enjoy great town events, like Zebulon Farm Fresh Market, Holiday Happenings, or May Day. And don’t miss the Carolina Mudcats at Five County Stadium!



Though it’s within easy reach of all the major employment opportunities of Raleigh and the Research Triangle Park, Zebulon is actually home to several of its own major employers, including GlaxoSmithKline, US Food Services, and Nomacorc in key industries like Life Sciences, Advanced Manufacturing, and Distribution. Agriculture also continues to play a major role in the economy of Zebulon.



Zebulon is served by the top-rated Wake County Public School System, the largest district in the state. Schools in Zebulon include Wakelon Elementary, Zebulon Elementary, and Zebulon Middle. Nearby Wendell is home to East Wake High School of Integrated Technology. Also in Zebulon is public charter high school East Wake Academy, as well as private school Heritage Christian Academy.

Zebulon Attractions

Zebulon at a Glance

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quick facts

Quick Facts

Population: 4,813
Zip Code: 27597
County: Wake
Median Home Value: $139,300


Travel & Commute

Downtown Raleigh: 25 min
RTP: 40 min
Airport: RDU International
Major Highways: US-264, US-64, NC-96

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Zebulon Real Estate Resources

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