About Wake County

Family enjoying fall weather at Turnipseed Park in Wake County

​Consistently rated as one of the best places to live and work in America, Wake County is home to NC State University, Research Triangle Park, and 2006 Stanley Cup Champions, the Carolina Hurricanes. Wake County is also the center of state government, with our Capitol Building, legislature and many government offices located in Raleigh.

Our Vision

Passionate. Proactive. Purposeful.

Our Mission

Wake County provides excellent public service through collaborative, inclusive and sustainable solutions that prioritize the well-being of our community.

Our New Website

We collaborated with Interpersonal Frequency to build a website that serves the needs of all our residents and visitors. Learn more.