Discover the Possibilities of Clayton

Located just 30 minutes south of Raleigh, the small town of Clayton, NC offers all the charm of true southern living—plus easy access to the big city. Here in Clayton, quaint historic buildings set the scene for a lively Downtown filled with local businesses. Beautiful new neighborhoods offer breathtaking homes and plentiful amenities. Lush parks provide boundless ways to get outside and explore. And all the attractions and opportunities of the Sandhills and Eastern North Carolina are never more than a short drive away. If you’re looking for a little town on the edge of big possibility, then Clayton is the place to be.

Spotlights of Clayton

Downtown Clayton

Stroll the bustling streets of historic Downtown Clayton to explore a variety of local shops, restaurants, and businesses. You might even catch some live music, the Farmers Market, or a happy hour special.

The Clayton Center

The Clayton Center is the area’s premiere art and performance venue. The Center hosts a variety of events throughout the year, including live music, theater, exhibitions, talks, and more.

Clayton Events

There’s always something happening in Clayton! Shop fresh and local at the Clayton Farm and Community Market. Celebrate small-town fun at the 5-day Clayton Harvest & Music Festival. Enjoy amazing live music and regional craft beers at The Shindig. And don’t miss Movie Nights on the Square!

Clayton Attractions

More Details on the Area

Shopping & dining

Whether you’re looking for big-box retailers or a unique local eatery, you’ll find plenty of options in Clayton. This town might be small, but it’s home to some big options! Here, you’ll be close to major grocery and conveniences stores, like Harris Teeter, Publix, and Walmart, as well as local shops, boutiques, and restaurants—particularly in Downtown Clayton.

Outdoor recreation

Love spending time outside? You’ll find plenty of outdoor spaces to love in Clayton! Get some exercise or enjoy the scenery along the Clayton River Walk. Let Fido make some new friends at East Clayton Dog Park. Test out your mountain biking skills at Legend Park. And don’t forget about golf; Clayton has several great courses, like Neuse Golf Club and Riverwood Golf Club.

Public schools

Buying a home in a good public school district has been shown to protect home values—and of course, if you happen to have kids, you want to make sure they have good educational opportunities! Students in Clayton are primarily served by Johnston County Public Schools, one of North Carolina’s fastest-growing and most improved public school districts.

Build a New Home in Clayton

Looking for the perfect home in Clayton? Built it! There are tons of new-home communities throughout the area, so there are options for buyers from all walks of life. Have something specific in mind? Custom build your own home! Either way, we at Weaver Homes Inc. would love to hear from you! Contact us today to learn more about our experience, our floorplans, and our homes.