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Wendell, NC

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Area Information for Wendell, North Carolina

Wendell, North Carolina was named after the American writer,  Oliver Wendell Holmes, Sr., in the 1800s.

This Wake County community, which is pronounced "win-DELL" by the locals, is a charming and quaint town that has largely preserved its rich history and southern charm.

Wendell already had a strong sense of community by the time it was incorporated in 1903. 

Today, many of Wendell’s downtown buildings are on the National Register of Historic Places, including the Dr. Thomas H. Avera House, Harmony Plantation, Riley Hill School, and the Wendell Commercial Historic District.

Education in Wendell

As with all communities in Wake County, Wendell is served by the Wake County Public School system.

Specifically, children living in Wendell typically attend such quality public schools as:

  • Lake Myra Elementary
  • Carver Elementary School
  • Wendell Elementary School
  • Archer Lodge Middle School
  • Wendell Middle School
  • East Wake High School.

And for those seeking higher education, the Southeastern Free Will Baptist College is located in Wendell.

Thing to do on the Wendell, NC Real Estate Market

Wendell town officials are invested in constantly improving the quality of life for their residents.  This is evident when one considers all the public parks that this small town offers, such as Wendell Park, Wendell Community Center, and J. Ashley Wall Town Square.

In addition, Wendell is home to a couple of annual community events, including Harvest Festival in October and the International Food Festival in September.

Wendell, NC Properties for Sale

For those residents who enjoy a slower paced home life, Wendell might be just the place for you.

Contact me, Rachel Kendall, and my team of Wendell area real estate experts, to learn more about this darling Southern town in Wake County, North Carolina.

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