About 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

Wake County will be a great place to live, work, learn and play. It will be a place where people are self-sufficient, enrich their lives, respect the environment, appreciate their heritage, participate in government and plan for a better tomorrow.

Our Mission

To improve the economic, education, social well-being and physical quality of the community, we are committed to collaboration, service excellence and embracing new approaches to more effectively meet the ever-changing needs of our customers.

Our New Website

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