Founded in 1869, the town of Clayton has turned into a thriving and growing community that is quickly becoming the most popular city in Johnston County, North Carolina. Clayton is seen to be one of the fastest-growing cities over the next 10 years, giving the opportunity for new businesses, and home growth. Clayton is considered an amazing place to retire and a beautiful place to live.
The quality of life and the people living in the area is part of what makes living in Clayton so great. With its perfect location, this quaint rural town provides its residents with a small-town charm with lots to offer. You will never find a dull moment in Clayton as it offers an abundance of outdoor activities, parks, arts and entertainment, great food, and craft beer.
Enjoy a nice bike or hike down the Clayton Riverwalk along the Neuse River which is a four- mile greenway and trail. Check out all the outdoor activities at East Clayton Community Park for soccer and baseball fields, a picnic pavilion, walking trails, and is a host to recreational rugby. Don’t forget the Clayton Town Square Concert Series which host free live music once a month starting in May running through September. Let’s don’t forgot Halloween at Clayton Fear Farm which is the favorite among all ages.
This small town is no stranger for great eats like Clayton Steakhouse, Manning’s Restaurant, Crawford Cookshop, and Vinson’s but let’s not forget about the craft brewing scene. You will want to check out all the great stops like, Deep River Brewing Company, Johnston County Beer, Wine, and Shine Trail and JoCo Brewing Company.
It’s always a great time when you visit Clayton, that you will want to call it home.
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