Mayor's Welcome Message

Welcome to the wonderful town of Apex, North Carolina. It is my honor and privilege to extend the warmest of greetings to you as you explore the small-town charm of the place we call home. With our four-season weather, growing economy, spacious green parks, idyllic downtown and AAA bond rating, it's no wonder Money Magazine recently named us as the #1 Best Place to Live in America!

If you’re considering a move to Apex, you’ll find a variety of housing options - from small starter apartments and town homes to estates, there’s a place for everyone. Our quality of life is second to none, with convenient amenities, a low crime rate, and a robust parks and recreation system.

From the highly rated K-12 schools provided by Wake County, along with our proximity to a dozen four-year colleges and universities, Apex residents have access to excellent opportunities for education.

A diverse local employer base, combined with mere 15-minute commute to Cary, Raleigh or the Research Triangle Park, eliminates the traffic headaches found in larger metropolitan areas. And after hours, you can wind down by wandering our quaint downtown, with a unique variety of restaurants and shops, or enjoy our many arts programs and outstanding outdoor festivals.

Our future is bright as well. The award-winning 2030 Peak Plan has been established to serve as a guide for growth.

Come discover why Apex, named for the highest point on the railroad, is truly the Peak of Good Living!

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