A small community developed around the railroad station and the dense forests in the area were cleared for farm land. As one of the first towns to develop around the state capital of Raleigh, Apex became an active trading and shopping center. Since the train station was located in the heart of a vast pine forest, Apex became a shipping point for such products as lumber, tar and turpentine.

By the turn of the 20th century, the little town of Apex boasted a population of 349.

Money Magazine name ranked Apex #14 as one of the best places to live in the USA in 2007. By 2008, the population of Apex zoomed to more than 34,000.


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Updated: 17th August, 2019 12:30 PM.