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Johnston County, NC

Relocating to Johnston County, NC

Thinking of making a move to the Johnston County area of the Triangle? There are so many wonderful things about this area and its many communities! But like any new place, it can seem overwhelming if you're not familiar with the area. So, here's what you need to know about relocating to Johnston County, NC.

Top Communities of Johnston County


This little town is filled with BIG charm... and big possibility! If you're looking for close-knit community alongside big city amenities, then Clayton is the place to be.


Located just on the edge of Raleigh, Garner allows its residents easy access to all the city's amenities and attractions, while maintaining a quiet, small-town feel.


From outdoor adventures to thriving downtown businesses to beautiful open countryside, there is something for everyone in Smithfield.

Other Popular Johnston County Area Communities

Featured Homes of Johnston County


4 Things You'll Love About JoCo

Small-Town Charms

Johnston County's communities are all about the small-town country charm. Quaint downtowns house local shops and businesses behind beautiful historic storefronts. Rolling hills and lush woods offer a sense of peace and privacy. Community events bring residents together all throughout the year. The communities of Johnston County are places where life moves a little slower, where neighbors become fast friends, and where kids still bike to the park to play.

Big-City Amenities

Since Johnston County is right on the outskirts of Raleigh, all the amenities, attractions, and opportunities of big-city living are never more than a few short miles from home. That includes oustanding job opportunities in Raleigh and at the Research Triangle Park, nationally acclaimed events and performances, world-renowned attractions, several outstanding healthcare systems, and even three major research universities.

Outstanding Public Schools

Students in the Johnston County area are primarily served by Johnston County Public Schools, a fast-growing district known for its top-performing schools, it's climbing graduation rates, and its vast array of programs, opportunities, and enrichment activities for students. The area is also home to several unique alternative and charter schools, including Johnston Charter Academy and Neuse Charter School.

Tons of New Construction Neighborhoods

If you're looking for a beautiful modern home packed full of luxurious amenities, features, and finishes, then Johnston County has a lot of fantastic options. Thanks to the Triangle area's growing popularity, JoCo has seen an uptick in new construction, with new neighborhoods and homes springing up all throughout the county. And the best part is that there really is something for everyone—from first-time buyers on a budget to luxury home buyers searching for the best of the best.

Finding the Perfect Neighborhood in Johnston County

One of the best things about living in Johnston County is all the great neighborhoods there are to choose from! This area has also seen a ton of new construction in recent years, months, and even weeks, so beautiful modern designs at affordable prices are paramount here. Take a look at some of my favorite new construction communities.

Spotlight Neighborhoods

Belmont Farms

This fantastic new community features beautiful homes, spacious yards, and an unbeatable location just minutes from shopping, dining, work, and more.

Cullen's Creek

Come home to countryside quiet and new-home luxury... while staying close to all the amenities of Clayton and the Triangle.

Knolls at the Neuse

Ideal for those looking for new homes in a lovely natural setting in a pre-established neighborhood filled with amenities.

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Buying a Home in Johnston County

Found a few great neighborhoods you think you’ll love? Don’t worry, neither buying a home nor relocating to Johnston County needs to be a stressful process. Here are some of my best home-buying and moving resources.

JoCo Home Buying Resources

Relocate to Johnston County with Ease!

If you want to be sure you find the perfect home in just the right community of Johnston County, NC, I'd love to help! With my experience, my local knowledge, and my resources, I will ensure you find your niche in this fantastic area... and help alleviate the headache of relocation.

Johnston County Real Estate Resources