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. 


  • Steadily growing population, including Wendell Falls Community (>1100 acres mixed use community)
  • Available land and/or properties 
  • Lower housing costs compared to the metro area 
  • Educational institutions
  • Historic District - Downtown Commercial Historic District & Wendell Blvd Residential District
  • Regular Downtown Events
  • Banking Institutions & Credit Union
  • Small Town Charm with low crime rates
  • Wendell Chamber of Commerce 
  • Downtown Main Street 
  • Major Industries present
  • Municipal services
  • 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  


  • 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