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Old 10-30-2013, 12:41 PM
 
Location: Finally in NC
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We moved here from a large city. Clayton is a large area-meaning it can take me 20-30 minutes to drive from one side to the next, but it is small. I would prefer to move closer to Raleigh, but we'll probably be be staying here until the kids are out of school-at least the two middle schoolers. We like the neighborhood school concept and traditional school calendar and the kids dont want to move to a new district, but yep, it is small. There are other smaller towns that seem to have more active downtowns-like Apex. Their downtown is really cute.
There are activities in Clayton: family movie nights, farmers market, etc, it's just different if you are coming from a larger area.
What I dont understand is they have some things during the school day-like tomorrow's town Halloween parade-during school hours?
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Old 10-30-2013, 07:18 PM
 
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Old 11-01-2013, 10:10 AM
 
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Clayton is so small that it had to go buy its own tomcat.

Clayton is so small that the town health clinic is located is Aunt Sarah's Hospital and Grill.

Happy Friday, y'all!
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Old 11-01-2013, 12:17 PM
 
Location: Sodo Sopa at The Villas above Kenny' s House.
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If you want a vibrant downtown just bite the gun and move to Raleigh . Its the capital of NC and just started revitalizing this decade ,so the surrounding areas will have years before they catch up. Knightdale has a cute dwntwn area and easy commute but that's as far east as I would recommend for the poster. The activities your reference to make Clayton sound big and happening because its a list of everything going on that week. If Raleigh made a list it would fill a small magazine just for the weekend. I am not bashing Clayton but it still is a very rural small town especially to those outside NC.
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Old 11-02-2013, 04:53 AM
 
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I am not bashing Clayton but it still is a very rural small town especially to those outside NC.
We have lived in Metro Atlanta, Dallas, Memphis, Seattle, Salt Lake City, Detroit and NYC. We were not in city limits proper of any of these major cities but in smaller bedroom communities. Clayton is no different. Very easy commute to Raleigh. Clayton schools are excellent. We live in a subdivision with friends from many different states, countries, etc. Health care options are excellent. We have friends that live in other Raleigh bedroom communities with same benefits without living in Raleigh city limits. Just saying!
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