Area Information

Come Explore the Charming Town of Knightdale, NC

Small-town charm meets big-city opportunity in the town of Knightdale, NC. Located directly east of Raleigh, Knightdale is a place where residents enjoy quiet suburban living, acres of scenic parks and preserves, plenty of stores and businesses, and easy access to all the amenities and opportunities of the greater Triangle area. Come explore Knightdale neighborhoods like Ramsey Farms and Princeton Manor. Your next home might just be waiting in this charming little town!

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Why Do Residents Choose Knightdale, NC?

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Beautiful Parks & Fun Recreation

Knightdale is a great town for outdoor lovers! Acres of parkland and miles of trails offer numerous ways to get outside and explore. Visit Knightdale Station Park, home to over two miles of trails, Ashley Wilder Dog Park, a playground, athletic fields, and more. There’s also the scenic Knightdale Environmental Education Park and Mingo Creek Park, which features Mingo Creek Trail connecting to the extensive Neuse River Trail. You can even pick your own strawberries at Pope’s Strawberry Farm!

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Ton of Small-Town Attractions & Activities

Knightdale might be a small town, but it’s got plenty of charms to enjoy. From reading at the East Regional Library to enjoying craft brews in the dog-friendly Oak City Brewing Company beer garden, there’s something for everyone to enjoy. Plus, there are plenty of all-ages events throughout the year, like the Knightdale Farmers Market, Movie Nights, Food Truck Thursdays, the Fourth of July Celebration, a Holiday Fair, and Christmas on First Avenue.

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Terrific Educational Options

Knightdale is served by the highly acclaimed Wake County Public Schools. Public schools in Knightdale include Forestville Elementary, Hodge Road Elementary, Knightdale Elementary, Lockhart Elementary, East Wake Middle, and Knightdale High School of Collaborative Design.

Students also have several charter schools options nearby, including East Wake Academy in Zebulon, Endeavor Charter in Wake Forest, and Exploris Middle in Raleigh. Thales Academy of Knightdale is a private school located in town, and in North Raleigh, North Raleigh Christian Academy and Ravenscroft School provide more private school options.

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Plenty of Shopping, Dining & Amenities

With several major shopping centers, as well as a plethora of local businesses and services, Knightdale offers everything you want, need, and more. At major commercial centers like Midtown Commons and Knightdale Commons you can find everything from big-box grocery stores and Walmart to local restaurants and services.


Knightdale is a fantastic area with so much to offer. Explore these charming neighborhoods to find the perfect community for you:

Knightdale, NC at a Glance

Travel and Commute

Downtown Raleigh: 20 min

RDU Airport: 30 min

RTP: 35 min

Downtown Durham: 40 min

Quick Facts

Population: 13,787

Zip Code: 27545

County: Wake

Median Home Value: $171,300

Knightdale, NC Real Estate Resources

Whether you’re selling or buying a home in Knightdale, we at The Rachel Kendall Team have the expertise to help. We’ve got tons of insider tips, real estate resources, easy-to-use home search tools, and more. Just give us a call today to get started on your real estate journey.