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Fuquay-Varina is a city of about 7,898 people (as of 2000) in North Carolina. Originally the two separate communities of Fuquay Springs and Varina, which merged upon incorporation in 1909. The town is often referred to simply as "Fuquay", pronounced ['fyu-kwei].

Get in[edit]

The main road running through Fuquay-Varina is US-401, from Raleigh and Garner in the north to Lillington and Fayetteville in the south. NC-42 — linking Fuquay to the outskirts of Cary and Durham in the north, and Angier and Kinston in the east — and NC-55 — which runs through Sanford in the southwest to Wilson in the northwest — also run through town.

Get around[edit]


  • Historic downtown Fuquay (S Main Street from Ennis to E Spring) and downtown Varina (Broad Street and Stewart Street), [1]. Historic local landmarks, shopping and eateries.
  • The National Register Historic Districts of Fuquay Springs, five blocks of residential homes around S Main Street and Spring Street, and Varina, a block and a half of commercial buildings around Broad Street.
  • The original Fuquay Mineral Springs for which the town was named, on S Main Street.




  • The local newspaper is the Fuquay-Varina Independent, 209 E Vance Street, +1 919 552-5675, [2] [dead link]. Daily newspaper.


El Dorado Mexican restaurant 112 E Vance St

Fuquay Varina, NC 27526

Cooley's 305 South Main Street Fuquay Varina

Joyce's Family Diner 135 South Main Street Fuquay Varina

RJ's Diner


Aviator Brewing Company


Go next[edit]

  • Raleigh, about 25 minutes north on US-401, offers world-class music concerts at Alltel Pavilion and the Carolina Hurricanes professional hockey team.
  • Asheboro, about 2 hours west on NC-55 / US-64, is home to the North Carolina Zoo.
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