The town is a 30 minute drive south of Raleigh, the capital of North Carolina. Economically, the town initially grew due to tobacco trade and agriculture, but has seen recent population growth and real estate development due to its proximity to the Research Triangle Park.
The town is served by six Public schools which are administered by the Wake County Public School System. Public schools include Ballentine Elementary School, Fuquay-Varina Elementary School, Lincoln Heights Elementary School, Herbert Akins Road Elementary, Fuquay-Varina Middle School, and Fuquay-Varina High School. Hilltop Christian School is a private school located in the town.
Fuquay-Varina enjoys a moderate subtropical climate, with moderate temperatures in the spring, fall, and winter. Summers are typically hot with high humidity. Winter highs generally range in the low 50s°F with lows in the low-to-mid 30s°F, although an occasional 60°F or warmer winter day is not uncommon. Spring and fall days usually reach the low-to-mid 70s°F, with lows at night in the lower 50s°F. Summer daytime highs often reach the upper 80s to low 90s°F. The rainiest months are July and August.
WSHA 88.9 FM Raleigh, NC Shaw University Jazz
WNCU 90.7 FM Durham, NC Jazz
WQOK 97.5 FM Carrboro, NC Hip Hop
WZFX 99.1 FM Whiteville, NC Hip Hop
WCMC 99.9 FM Holly Springs, NC Sports
WWPL 102.3 FM Smithfield, NC Top-40
WNNL 103.9 FM Fuquay-Varina, NC Gospel Music
WFXK 104.3 FM Tarboro, NC Urban Contemporary
WDCG 105.1 FM Durham, NC Top-40
WFXC 107.1 FM Durham, NC Urban Contemporary
WPTF 680 AM Raleigh, NC News/Talk
WAUG 750 AM New Hope, NC Gospel Music
WKIX 850 AM Raleigh, NC Oldies
WXKL 1290 AM Sanford, NC Gospel Music
WCHL 1360 AM Chapel Hill, NC News/Talk
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BEAUTY CARE - BLACK HAIR SALONS - MULTICULTURAL
Corey Thomas - Category: Black Barber - - 127 Raleigh St
Fuquay Varina,, NC 27526 (919) 557-3222
Shane Brown - Category: Black Barber - - 127 Raleigh St
Fuquay Varina,, NC 27526 (919) 753-8328
Stepping Out on Faith Hair Designs - Category: Black Hair Salons - A upscale salon located in downtown Fuquay-Varina, NC. that has been open for more than 15 years. - 123 Main Street, Fuquay NC (919) 567-2188
BLACK BUSINESSES - SERVICES - VENDORS ETC.
DW Communications, LLC - Category: Public Relation Services - 145 Ruth Circle - Fuquay-Varina NC (919) 567-0583
Rosser Law Firm - Category: Legal - The Rosser Law Firm is dedicated to helping the community, building strong families, and fighting for socially responsible business practices. P.O. Box 1046 - Fuquay-Varina NC (919) 346-8044 - (visit website)
DINING - CATERING
Bojangle's - Category: Southern Cuisine - 1400 N Main St,
Fuquay Varina, NC (919) 955-0749 - (visit website)
Joyce & Family Restaurant - Category: Soul Food Restaurants - 135 S Main St,
Fuquay Varina, NC (919) 567-1717 - (visit website)
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