Area Information

Explore the Town of Rolesville

Located just northeast of Raleigh and slightly southeast of Wake Forest, Rolesville, North Carolina is a charming little country town filled with big possibilities. Here, you’ll find an abundance of natural beauty—mature trees, open spaces, and beautiful parks–as well as plenty of convenient and unique local shops and larger businesses. Rolesville’s homes range in size, style, and price, from cozy and affordable to large and quite luxurious, so there’s sure to be a home for just about every buyer. And best of all, Rolesville is small-town living within easy reach of all that Raleigh and the greater Triangle area have to offer. Come explore the laid-back lifestyle of popular Rolesville neighborhoods like Villages of RolesvilleGranite Falls, and Averette Ridge. Your ideal home might just be waiting.

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Why Do Residents Choose Rolesville, NC?

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Parks & Recreation

With numerous town parks and a plethora of surrounding parks and trails, Rolesville is a terrific place to get outside, get active, and explore. Relax at Main Street Park or go adventuring at Mill Bridge Nature Park. You might also enjoy an educational or fitness program through the Town of Rolesville Parks and Recreation Department, or if you’re feeling really adventurous, Fantasy Lake Scuba Park is an astounding spot for divers to explore.

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Rolesville might be a small town, but that doesn’t mean there isn’t plenty to do here. Explore small-town gems like the Little House Museum and Gallery or perhaps sample some favorite local flavors, like the delicious eats found at Rosalini’s Pizza, Off the Hook Seafood, or Los Tres Magueyes. Looking for even more fun close to home? Take a short drive over to Wake Forest to discover the unique shops, boutiques, and restaurants of Downtown or attend a fun event or celebration.

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Students of Rolesville are served by Wake County Public School System, which is not just the largest school district in North Carolina, but also one of its most awarded. Students in Rolesville attend some of the county’s top schools, like Rolesville High, Wake Forest High, or Heritage High, as well as Rolesville Elementary, Sanford Creek Elementary, Wakelon Elementary, Jones Dairy Elementary, and more.

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One of the best perks of small-town living is enjoying small-town events, where there’s plenty going on but not too many people or too much traffic. The Town of Rolesville sponsors numerous events throughout the year, like the Rolesville 4th of July Festival, the Town of Rolesville Movie Night Series, and the town Christmas Parade. The Rolesville Fall Funfest is another local favorite, and the Spring Concert Series is a great way to kick back and relax.

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Rolesville is ideally located just a short drive within some of Wake County’s largest employers, including Duke University Health and WakeMed Health, NC State University, Wake County Public Schools, Cisco Systems, Fidelity Investments, IMB, SAS Institute, Blue Cross and Blue Shield, GlaxoSmithKline, and many more.


Learn more about all of the many great neighborhoods in Rolesville, NC and find the right place for you and your family to call home:

Rolesville, NC at a Glance

Travel and Commute

Wake Forest: 10 min

Downtown Raleigh: 25 min

RDU/RTP: 30 min

Major Roads: US-401, I-540

Quick Facts

Population: 6,308

County: Wake

Zip Codes: 27571

Median Home Value: $273,900

Rolesville, NC Real Estate Resources

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