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Why Wendell

The Town of Wendell is a great community to start, expand or relocate your business to in the future. We are a small town with big charm! Find out the many reasons why here. 

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DOWNTOWN WENDELL BROCHURE 

COMMUNITY ATTRIBUTES: 

  • Steadily growing population
  • Available land and/or properties 
  • Lower housing costs compared to the metro area 
  • Educational institutions ( 3 elementary schools, 1 high school, 1 college, etc.) 
  • Historic District - Downtown Commercial Historic District & Wendell Blvd Residential District
  • Regular Downtown Events
  • Banking Institutions & Credit Union
  • Wendell Farmers Market
  • Small Town Charm with low crime rates
  • Wendell Falls Community spurring growth (>1100 acre mixed use community)

BUSINESS RESOURCES: 
  • Small Business Resource Center 
  • Wendell Chamber of Commerce 
  • Downtown Main Street 
  • Major Industries present (Siemens, Mortex, MicroMeasurements, etc.) 
  • Municipal Services (opportunities for connection on public sewer/water) 
TRANSPORTATION ASSETS: 
  • Location accessibility by car - near Routes 64, 264, 540, 440
  • Accessible by Triangle Transit Bus that connects Wendell to Raleigh, Zebulon and Knightdale 
  • Free on-street parking and surface parking lots 
  • Wendell Falls Parkway 
  • U.S. 64 between I-440 and I-95 near Rocky Mount has been added to the future Interstate Highway System 

LOCATIONS NEARBY: 

  • 45 minutes to Research Triangle Park 
  • 45 minutes to Raleigh-Durham International Airport 
  • 20 minutes to Downtown Raleigh 
  • 25 minutes to North Carolina State University 
  • 50 minutes to Duke University