Area Information


Garner Area Guide for Wake County Residents

Considered a suburb of Raleigh, Garner is an inviting and interesting town of just more than 26,000 residents.

This Wake County community spans 14.8 square miles and gives residents a high-quality of life thanks to its job opportunities, recreational amenities and friendly neighbors.

Continue reading to learn more about what this North Carolina community could offer to you and your family.

Why Workers Love Living in Garner

When you live in this Wake County town, you’ll enjoy unlimited access to an array of employers in the area. These employers span a range of industries, from education to governmental.

In fact, here are the top employers in the city, according to Garner’s 2010 Comprehensive Annual Financial Report:

  • Wake County Public School System
  • ConAgra Foods
  • Pergo
  • The Hamlin Companies
  • Walmart
  • LL Vann Electric
  • Lowe’s 
  • The Laurels of Forest Glenn
  • Town Of Garner
  • The Home Depot
  • Ultratech Industries
  • Target

Why Commuters Love Garner

This community is served by several major roads serving the rest of Wake County, making it easy to visit nearby communities.

Some of the major roads that run through the area include Interstate-40, US 70, US 401 and NC 50.

Garner is also served by the Triangle Transit bus route 102 and is also fairly close to Raleigh-Durham International Airport.

Why Children Love Living in Garner

School-age residents living here know that they will receive an outstanding education through the Wake County Public School system.

Specifically, here are some of the schools that serve children living in Garner:

  • Aversboro Elementary School
  • Creech Road Elementary School
  • East Garner Elementary School
  • Rand Road Elementary School
  • Smith Magnet Elementary School
  • Timber Drive Elementary School
  • Vandora Springs Elementary School
  • Vance Elementary School
  • East Garner Middle School
  • North Garner Middle School
  • Garner Magnet High School
  • Johnston County public schools
  • Polenta Elementary School
  • West View Elementary School
  • Cleveland Middle School

Here to Help With Your Wake County Home Buying Needs

If this sounds like the kind of community that you think would complement your family’s lifestyle, then please take a moment to contact us at The Sandy Edwards Team.

We would love to assist you by answering any questions you may have as well as providing you with some valuable home buying resources, including our buying guide and relocation kit.

We’ll also tell you about available Garner NC home listings.

List Your Current Home With Us In Garner

And be sure to also connect with us if you’re interested in listing your current home on the local housing market.

We will work diligently to get you the price you want for your home and sell it as quickly as possible. Contact us today for a free home evaluation!