Morrisville is located in Wake County, in central North Carolina between Cary and the Research Triangle Park.  There are about 15,000 residents.  The easy access to I-40, I-540, US-1 and the Raleigh-Durham International Airport make it a prime location for business.

Why move to Morrisville?  Some of the reasons are excellent schools, proximity to Research Triangle Park, Raleigh, Durham and the great quality of life your business will thrive in.  Other reasons are the safe neighborhoods, mild winters and warm summers.  To the west are the Blue Ridge Mountains and to the east are the legendary Outer Banks and Atlantic Coast.  The average temperature for Morrisville is 60 degrees.

Morrisville holds events throughout the year.  Some of these include a Christmas Tree Lighting, the Day at the Park Festival, the 5K Road Race, and the Halloween Scare-a-val.  The town website will give you more details.

Morrisville's history includes battles fought in the Civil War.  Stop by Town Hall to view historical documents, letters and artifacts. 

Things to do:

Chatam Hill Winery - This is the first winery in the Triangle Area.  They use traditional methods and only the highest quality grapes grown right at home in North Carolina.

Lake Crabtree County Park - A great place for the whole family to play.  With 215 acres on the shores of a scenic 520 acre flood control lake, the park offers natural trails, hiking, boat rentals, cycling, playing fields, children's playgrounds, picnic facilities, and environmental educational programs.

Morrisville Community Park - Another terrific place for recreation.  Located at 1520 Morrisville Parkway, the park offers many athletic and recreational opportunities.  In addition to the Hatcher Creek Greenway, the following amenities are available: shelters to rent, athletic fields, t-ball field, playground with a tot-lot, adult softball field, restrooms, gazebo with picnic tables, picnic shelter (capacity 65) with two grills, maintenance/storage facility, multi-purpose playing field, little League baseball field, and Hatcher Creek Greenway.

Morrisville Aquatics and Fitness Center - has a 25-yard swimming pool and a baby pool with a dome cover for all year swimming.  There are three lighted tennis and volleyball course, racquetball courts, an aerobics studio, alighted outdoor basketball court, free weights and universal machines, a sauna and cardio equipment. 

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City Overview

Population: 13,361
Population growth since 2000: 140.26%
Median home cost: $211,520
Cost of living: 5.69% higher than U.S. average
Public Schools spending per student: $4,994
Unemployment rate: 8.30%


Morrisville weather facts

Morrisville, NC climate is warm during summer when temperatures tend to be in the 70's and cold during winter when temperatures tend to be in the 40's.

The warmest month of the year is July with an average maximum temperature of 89.1 degrees Fahrenheit, while the coldest month of the year is January with an average minimum temperature of 29.6 degrees Fahrenheit.

Temperature variations between night and day tend to be moderate during summer with a difference that can reach 20 degrees Fahrenheit, and moderate during winter with an average difference of 21 degrees Fahrenheit.

The annual average precipitation at Morrisville is 45.05 inches.  Rainfall is fairly evenly distributed throughout the year.  The wettest month of the year is July with an average rainfall of 4.29 inches.

Tax Rates

Town - $.3665
Wake County - $.534/$100
Total - $.9005

Wake County - 2% 
State - 4%
NC Prepared Food - 1%

Median Age Median Household Income Population
30 $56,548 5,208

 * Based on 2000 US Census.

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