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Cary
Wake County, North Carolina

ZipCodes
27511, 27513, 27518, 27519

Motto
The Technology Town of North Carolina



Page Contents for Cary, North Carolina

Statistics & Facts

Location

History & History-related items

City Attractions

Government

Chamber of Commerce.

Miscellany



Statistics & Facts

The North Carolina state capital is Raleigh.
The population of Cary is approximately 94,536 2000, 135234 2010.
The approximate number of families is 18,008 1990, 51791 2010.
The amount of land area in Cary is 80.706 sq. kilometers.
The amount of land area in Cary is 42.1 sq. miles.
The amount of surface water is 0.955 sq kilometers.
The distance from Cary to Washington DC is 237 miles.
The distance to the North Carolina state capital is 8 miles. (as the crow flies)
Cary is positioned 35.78 degrees north of the equator and 78.79 degrees west of the prime meridian.
Cary elevation is 480 feet above sea level.
The Cary city color is Green and White. Cary median income is $ 75,122.
The Cary median home price is $ 196,700.

Location

about 10 minutes from the Raleigh-Durham International Airport, 15 minutes from downtown Raleigh, 20 minutes from downtown Durham, and 30 minutes from downtown Chapel Hill.

To the north and east of Cary is Raleigh, the state capital. On the north and west is the Research Triangle Park. On the south is Apex and the west is the Jordan Lake area.

Here is a map page for Cary. Nearby communities include: Morrisville, Apex, Holly Springs, Raleigh, Fuquay-Varina, Garner, Durham and Gorman
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History & History Related Items

Here is a history page for Cary.

Cary began in 1750 as a settlement called Bradford's Ordinary. In about 1850, Allison Francis Page, a Wake County farmer and lumberman, bought 300 acres of land nearby and established a sawmill, general store, inn and post office. He called his development Cary, after Samuel Fenton Cary, a prohibition leader from Ohio whom Page admired.
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Attractions

Bond Metro Park
Kids Together Playground
Paige Walker Hotel
Cary Elementary School oldest public school in North Carolina

Page-Walker Arts & History Center
119 Ambassador Loop
PO Box 8005
Cary, NC 27512-8005
Phone: 919-460-4963
Please call ahead for hours of operation.

Cary Sister Cities

Things to do in the area

Learn more about the City Of Cary
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Cary City Government

Town of Cary
316 N. Academy Street
P.O.Box 8005
Cary, NC 27512-8005
Phone:919 469-4000

Cary Chamber

Cary Chamber of Commerce
307 N. Academy Street
P.O. Box 4351
Cary, North Carolina 27519
Phone: 919 467-1016
Fax: 919 469-2375

Cary Organizations

Cary Chamber of Commerce
307 N. Academy Street
P.O. Box 4351
Cary, North Carolina 27519
Phone: 919 467-1016
Fax: 919 469-2375 Cary

Miscellany

The population of Cary was:
1997 - 90,000
2000 - 94,536

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