About Garner, NC
Garner, NC is where small-town charm meets big-city amenities! Located at the intersection of U.S. 42 and I-40, Garner is a growing community about 10 miles south of Downtown Raleigh. With only about 26,000 residents, Garner boasts a delightful small-town atmosphere while offering all the attractions of the big city. Residents of Garner are closer to the action of downtown Raleigh than many actual residents of Raleigh are!
With over 350 acres of park land, a thriving business economy, safe and beautiful neighborhoods, quality schools (Cleveland High, Cleveland Middle, West View Elementary), great community events, and a plethora of shopping and local entertainment, you will have everything you need... but what really makes Garner special is the people and the sense of community that join us together and create a place where everyone feels welcome.
Garner is known for its neighborliness and spirit of cooperation. Our residents are friendly and quick to help a neighbor. Newcomers will quickly find activities that will appeal to their particular interests and help them meet wonderful, caring, interesting people.
Residents and business owners all agree with the town's motto... Garner is "A Great Place to Be!"