Sweetwater is located in Apex, NC, recognized as one of the most desirable places to live in the nation. A town characterized by charm and community spirit, Apex is also known for its designation as the #1 place to live in the U.S. by Money Magazine in 2015. It doesn’t get any better than that!

Driving directions: From I-540 take US Hwy 64 West towards Pittsboro (Exit 59B). Go 1 mile, Sweetwater is on the left at intersection with Jenks Rd.

  • Population 42,150 (2015 census)
  • A lively downtown
  • Top-notch schools
  • Popular annual PeakFest street fair
  • Affordable cost of living
  • Hot local job market powered by healthcare and research
  • Close proximity to RDU International Airport, Research Triangle Park, excellent health care, schools, colleges and universities and major regional retail centers

Apex Attractions

Jordan Lake State Recreation Area
A North Carolina state park spanning Chatham County and Wake County, including the more than 13,940-acre Jordan Lake

William B. Umstead State Park
5,579 acres of woodlands with hiking and bridle trails, campgrounds and three man-made fishing lakes

Halle Cultural Arts Center
Featuring drama, voice and arts classes as well as a range of performances

Historic Downtown Apex
Award-winning restaurants, shops, boutiques and professional services can be found in downtown Apex

Apex Festivals
PeakFest, Peak-a-Palooza, Apex Music Festival, Apex Latino Arts Festival, Peak City Pig Fest

Triangle Area Attractions

Shopping – Beaver Creek, Cary Towne Center, North Hills, Streets at Southpoint
Entertainment VenuesKoka Booth Amphitheater / Walnut Creek / PNC Arena / Memorial Auditorium / Durham Performing Arts Center
SportsCarolina Hurricanes Hockey / Carolina Railhawks Soccer / NCSU / UNC / Duke

How long does it take to get to…?

Cary – 10 min.
Fuquay-Varina – 15 min.
Research Triangle Park – 20 min.
Raleigh-Durham Airport – 20 min.
Raleigh – 25 min.

Durham – 25 min.
Chapel Hill – 25 min.
Sanford – 25 min.
Garner – 25 min.
Southern Pines – 35 min.