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Welcome to Fuquay-Varina ...

The town of Fuquay-Varina is located in Wake County<1>.

The location of Fuquay-Varina has been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (ie- the GNIS).<2>

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, Fuquay-Varina has a population of 30,404 people<3> (see below for details).

We don't have a date for the establishment of Fuquay-Varina.

Fuquay-Varina is 410 feet [125 m] above sea level.<4>.

Time Zone: Fuquay-Varina lies in the Eastern Time Zone (EST/EDT) and observes daylight saving time

Telephone area codes for Fuquay-Varina: (919) and (984)<5>

Websites for Fuquay-Varina ...

Official Website: www.fuquay-varina.org/

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Fuquay-Varina had an population of 30,404 people. This is an increase of 69.5% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 284.96% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, Fuquay-Varina had a population of 17,937 people. This makes Fuquay-Varina the county's 4th most populous community.

The population of Fuquay-Varina represents 0.19% of the total population of North Carolina (which has 9,535,483 people), making it the state's 51st most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 17,937 people, the population of Fuquay-Varina increased 127.11% from the 2000 Census (which had a count of 7,898 people).

More information can be found on the Census Page for Fuquay-Varina.

Communities near Fuquay-Varina ...

We have created a list of 10 communities that are near Fuquay-Varina.

  • Raleigh [Wake County]
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    • Raleigh [Wake County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<6> to the northeast of Fuquay-Varina
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 474,414 people
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Raleigh<7>
  • Cary [Chatham County]
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    • Cary [Chatham County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<6> to the north of Fuquay-Varina
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 173,587 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Cary have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Cary<7>
  • Apex [Wake County]
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    • Apex [Wake County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<6> to the northwest of Fuquay-Varina
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 64,388 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Apex have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Apex<7>
  • Garner [Wake County]
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    • Garner [Wake County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<6> to the northeast of Fuquay-Varina
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 32,180 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Garner have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Garner<7>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Morrisville [Durham County]
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      • Morrisville [Durham County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<6> to the north of Fuquay-Varina
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 30,495 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Morrisville have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Morrisville<7>
    • Clayton [Johnston County]
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      • Clayton [Johnston County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<6> to the east of Fuquay-Varina
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 26,458 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Clayton have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Clayton<7>
    • Angier [Harnett County]
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      • Angier [Harnett County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<6> to the southeast of Fuquay-Varina
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 5,494 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Angier have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Angier<7>
    • Erwin [Harnett County]
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      • Erwin [Harnett County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<6> to the south of Fuquay-Varina
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 5,202 people
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Erwin<7>
    • Benson [Johnston County]
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      • Benson [Johnston County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<6> to the southeast of Fuquay-Varina
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 4,024 people
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Benson<7>
    • Lillington [Harnett County]
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      • Lillington [Harnett County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<6> to the south of Fuquay-Varina
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 3,634 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Lillington
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Lillington<7>

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 Fuquay-Varina. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Fuquay-Varina.

Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Fuquay-Varina. 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 Fuquay-Varina.

We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Fuquay-Varina. See our Newspapers Page for Fuquay-Varina.

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Fuquay-Varina ...

Looking for more information about Fuquay-Varina? 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 Fuquay-Varina, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information about those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Page for Fuquay-Varina.

Other Roadside Stops ...

The Communities of North Carolina

About Wake County

About North Carolina

Off-the-Road Links ...

The official website for Fuquay-Varina: www.fuquay-varina.org/

The official website for Wake County: www.wakegov.com/

The official website for State of North Carolina: https://www.nc.gov/

Footnotes ...

<1>If you're interested in how the shape of North Carolina's counties, including Wake, have changed over time, we recommend the Atlas of Historical County Boundaries.
<2>The location has been supplied by the Geographic Names Information System - which is maintained by the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS). While these values should be definitive, we have found that accuracy can vary and you should double-check the location if accuracy is required.
<3>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Fuquay-Varina.
<4>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Fuquay-Varina - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<5>Area code (984) is an overlay for area code (919).
<6>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' distance. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Fuquay-Varina) to Point B.If you need the driving distance (or directions), we recommend that you use one of the Mapping Services listed on our Map Page for Fuquay-Varina. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Fuquay-VarinaOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Fuquay-Varina. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 35.5919, Longitude: -78.7823       In this case, the coordinates for Fuquay-Varina have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).
<7>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.






















 

 

 

 

 


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