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  • Life in Apex


    Town History

    The Town of Apex, North Carolina—first settled in the 1860s and incorporated in 1873—was one of the earliest new towns to develop around the state capital of Raleigh, as railroads traversed the county after the Civil War.


    The Town of Apex, North Carolina is well known for its year-round activities for the entire family. Some of these activities include Concerts at the Depot, Historic Downtown Apex on Salem Street, a visit to the Apex Union Depot, the Maynard-Pearson Home, and the New Hope Valley Railway.

    Festivals & Events

    Apex is known for hosting fabulous annual events that residents look forward to each year. Some of the most popular events and festivals include Peak Fest, Annual Apex Fourth of July Celebration, and Christmas on Salem Street.


    Need information on Wake County Public and Private schools and local Colleges and Universities? Learn more about education and schools in Apex on this page.

    Get Involved

    There is never a dull moment in Apex. It's one of the most vibrant towns in the state! There is so much to do with so many opportunities to take advantage of. Learn about local clubs and organizations, along with quick links that will be useful to your needs.

    Historic Downtown Apex

    Downtown Apex is a unique assortment of award winning restaurants, specialty shops and boutiques, bakery and ice cream shops, salons, spas, and professional services.