About Cary

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Maps and Directions

You can get here from there. Below are directions and maps to Town Hall and some of the Cary government offices, parks and other locations you may need or want to visit.


Parking at Town Hall

See building descriptions below for street addresses. The mailing address is the same for all places:

P.O. Box 8005
Cary NC 27512-8005

Getting Here
Town Hall Campus
The campus is downtown on North Academy Street near the railroad tracks. It has Herbert C. Young Community Center, Page-Walker Arts & History Center, and office buildings at 316 N. Academy St. and 120 Wilkinson Ave.

 

  • Town Hall - 316 N. Academy Street houses Facilities Design & Transportation; Finance; Human Resources; Inspections & Permits; Parks, Recreation & Cultural Resources; Planning; the Town Attorney's Office; the Town Manager's Office; the Town Clerk's Office; and Water Resources
  • 120 Wilkinson Ave. houses the Police and Technology Services departments.

     

  • Herbert C. Young Community Center
    101 Wilkinson Ave.
    Cary NC 27513

     

  • Page-Walker Arts and History Center
    119 Ambassador Loop
    Cary NC 27513


Getting to Town Hall from Outside Cary

From Interstate 40 West
Take exit 290 onto N.C. 54/Chapel Hill Road. Turn left and continue west for two miles on Chapel Hill Road until you reach North Academy Street. DO NOT TAKE N.C. 54 when it turns right. Stay on Chapel Hill Road until it intersects with North Academy Street. Turn left onto Academy Street and turn left again just before the railroad tracks onto Town Hall campus.

From Interstate 40 East
Take exit 287 onto North Harrison Avenue. Continue south on North Harrison about three miles to Chapel Hill Road. Turn left at the traffic light. Go one block to North Academy Street and turn right. Turn left just before the railroad tracks onto Town Hall campus.

From I-440 North
Exit at Hillsborough Street and follow Hillsborough Street to Chapel Hill Road. Follow it to the intersection of North Academy Street and turn left. Turn left again just before the railroad tracks onto Town Hall campus.

From I-440 South
Follow the "Shopping Centers/Walnut Street" exit and turn left onto Walnut Street. Follow Walnut Street to where it intersects with Maynard Road and turn right. Go to East Chatham Street and turn left. Follow East Chatham Street to North Academy and turn right. Go across railroad tracks and turn right onto Town Hall campus.

From U.S. 1 and 64
Take I-40 West and Airport exit. Follow I-40 West to exit 290. Take exit 290 onto N.C. 54/Chapel Hill Road. Turn left and continue west for two miles on Chapel Hill Road until you reach North Academy Street. DO NOT TAKE HIGHWAY 54 when it turns right. Stay on Chapel Hill Road until it intersects with North Academy Street. Turn left onto North Academy Street. Turn left again just before the railroad tracks onto Town Hall campus.

Town Hall campus is at 316 N. Academy St.

Other Locations

  • The Public Works and Utilities Operations Center is at 400 James Jackson Ave., and is about midway between Maynard Road and Cary Parkway (see Map 2).

     

  • Fire Department administrative offices are across the railroad tracks from the campus (see Map 1).


For more on Departments

The Departments page in Town Government: The Organization has main telephone numbers and links to the pages for each part of Cary government.

For more on Parks
The Park Locations & Description page has the lowdown on places to play.