A Gazetteer for the United States and Canada
Apex, North Carolina
Welcome to Apex ...
The location of Apex has been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (ie- the GNIS).<2>
From the Census Estimates for 2019, Apex has a population of 59,485 people<3> (see below for details).
We don't have a date for the establishment of Apex.
Apex is 410 feet [125 m] above sea level.<4>.
Time Zone: Apex lies in the Eastern Time Zone (EST/EDT) and observes daylight saving time
Telephone area codes for Apex: (919) and (984)<5>
Websites for Apex ...
Official Website: www.ci.apex.nc.us/
Chamber of Commerce: www.apexchamber.com/
Population Details ...
Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Apex had an population of 59,485 people. This is an increase of 58.73% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 194.31% since the 2000 Census).
At the time of the 2010 Census, Apex had a population of 37,476 people. This makes Apex the county's most populous community.
The population of Apex represents 0.39% of the population of North Carolina (which has 9,535,483 people), making it the state's 22nd most populous community.
With a 2010 count of 37,476 people, the population of Apex increased 85.41% from the 2000 Census (which had a count of 20,212 people).
More information can be found on the Census Page for Apex.
Adding Apex to Our Gazetteer ...
We originally found mention of Apex in both the FIPS-55 and the GNIS. For more information, see the FIPS and GNIS Codes sections on our Miscellaneous Page.
In addition, our notes show that the earliest dated mention that we've found for Apex was in the Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide (1895).
We also found Apex on a map titled Rand McNally Map of North Carolina (1911).
For more details about the above, see References and Mentions for Apex on our Genealogy Page.
Communities Also Named Apex ...
Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 15 communities that are also named Apex - they are located in Arizona, Arkansas, California, Colorado, Georgia, Kentucky (2), Missouri, Montana, Nebraska, Nevada, New York, Ohio (2) and Oregon.
For more information, see our Tidbits & Trivia Page for Apex.
Communities near Apex ...
We have created a list of 10 communities that are near Apex.
To Help With Your Genealogy Research ...
We have a couple of sections for those tracing their genealogy.
We created a list of cemeteries that are in the area around Apex. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Apex.
Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Apex. Our list includes information such as whether the 1895 community had a post office or railroad service. See our List of 1890's Communities around Apex.
We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Apex. Our list includes 4 papers. See our Newspapers Page for Apex.
TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Apex ...
Looking for more information about Apex? A wonderful source is the TripAdvisor website. We always start with the TripAdvisor Tourism page, where you can read an overview with links that will help you find lodging, restaurants and attractions.
In addition to the Tourism page for Apex, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information about those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Page for Apex.
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Off-the-Road Links ...
The official website for Apex: www.ci.apex.nc.us/
The official website for Wake County: www.wakegov.com/
The official website for State of North Carolina: https://www.nc.gov/
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This page was last modified: 27 Jul 2021