Clayton Zip Code 27527 Named In Top Ten By BusinessWeek

Reblogger Eleanor Thorne
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If you are relocating to the Triangle, or you're here, and you are looking for a house with a little more land (at a GREAT price!), Johnston County is definately one of the places that should be on your list!

Original content by David O'Doherty

Clayton Zip Code 27527 Named In Top Ten By BusinessWeek.

Clayton, North Carolina specifically the zip code 27527 was named number # 10 by BusinessWeek for having the best schools in the most affordable zip code in the whole country.


Riverwood ElementaryThe piece mentioned Riverwood Elementary and Middle and also East Clayton Elementary. I would like to add River Dell Elementary where our two boys go and we have been very pleased with their teachers.






The 27527 zip code is east of Clayton just over the Wake County line, and has great access to highways that can have you in North Hills in 25 minutes or Raleigh-Durham International Airport in 35 minutes. Downtown Raleigh and Research Triangle Park are also close by.

The area has homes in all price ranges and subdivisions offering all the amenities, like pool and fitness clubs to small subdivisions with large wooded lots.

The NeuseThis was and still has a large farming community and most of the subdivisions are still bordered by fields of tobacco, soy beans and sweet potatoes. There are a number of homes where people have land for their horses. The growth in Clayton while slower recently has provided for easy access to multiply shopping choices, and the Smithfield Outlet Mall is 20 minutes away.  






There are two Golf courses, The Neuse and Riverwood, the subdivision Glen Laurel wraps around The Neuse and is one of the premier neighborhoods in Clayton. Another great Subdivision is Southwick Farm which features rolling hills and large wooded lots. North Fort is a smaller subdivision which features all brick custom homes and Riverwood which has both schools in the subdivision along with a pool and fitness center.

Flowers Plantation is a beautiful planned community which features miles of walking trails, magnificent fitness center, and a planned shopping center, there are townhomes all the way up to estate homes in Flowers. Glen Laurel

There are smaller subdivisions like Wyndfall many feature large wooded lots and for the horse lover,the magnificent Portofino which has an equestrian center and riding trails on acres and acres of land along the Neuse River. The Mountains to Sea Trail meanders through Portofino on it's way to the ocean.





North FortIf you would like any information about any of these communities or schools please don't hesitate to call and I would be happy to get it for you.



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Terry & Bonnie Westbrook
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Schools are so important even if you don't have school age children.

Oct 04, 2009 02:54 PM #1
Cynthia Tilghman, RealtorĀ® Onslow County NC Home Specialist
Kingsbridge Realty, Inc - Hubert, NC

My Dad grew up in Clayton--I'll have to pass this along to him.

Oct 04, 2009 10:46 PM #2
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