Clayton is a fast growing town, just 30 minutes south east of Raleigh. There's something for everyone in Clayton and surrounding Johnston County.  From the arts to the outdoors, the area offers activities for visitors and citizens of every age.

Downtown Clayton always has something to do!  Locals enjoy many annual events held on Main Street.  The Fall Harvest Festival, the Mondo Roots Music Festival, the Summer Concert Series, the Christmas Tree Lighting and Parade, the Fall Harvest Festival, and the 4th of July celebration  - just to name a few!

Clayton boasts many local parks and golf courses which provide a host of recreational opportunities.  Clemmons Educational State Forest offers educational programs, nature trails, camping, hiking and picnic facilities.  The Clayton Center is a venue for several performing arts series that bring national touring companies, local concerts and productions to Clayton. 

If you are an avid craft beer or wine lover, don't forget to check out the Beer, Wine and Shine Trail!   You can visit local vineyards, find out about making craft beer and so much more! 

Looking for a place to eat?  Here are a few of the locals favorite places to go! 

Sherry's Signature Cheesecakes - with over 50 cheesecake flavors to choose from - you'll be sure to find one you love!

Mannings Restaurant - Informal restaurant featuring an array of Southern comfort dishes & cocktails, plus a rooftop patio.

Skylines Cafe - Easygoing, family-friendly spot offering American fare with a global twist, plus wine & craft beer. 

If you are looking for information on public schools in Clayton, you can click the link below. 

Johnston County Public School System 

Johnston County Public School Address Lookup

Curious about what homes are currently for sale in Clayton? Click the link below and if you have any questions, please do not hesitate to give us a call! 

Single Family Homes for Sale in Clayton