Morrisville, North Carolina
- Population around 15,000
- The heart of the triangle
- Median age is 30.5
- Parks and Recreation
- Chamber of Commerce
- Utility Companies
- Morrisville, NC Official Website
In the heart of the North Carolina Triangle is the town of Morrisville; it is equidistant from Durham and Raleigh; the town is South of Durham, Northwest of Cary, East of Chapel Hill, and West of Raleigh.
The town has a population of around 15,000 people. The median age is 30.5; lots of young professionals live Morrisville because it so close to Research Triangle Park (RTP), RDU International airport, and because the access to Raleigh, Durham, and Chapel Hill is so easy.
The tax rate for fiscal year 2011 is 36.65 cents per $100 of the assessed tax value; the town's property taxes pay for the following services such as solid waste collection, building inspections, Cultural Resources, Parks and Recreation, Land Development, Police, Street Maintenance, and Fire Protection to name a few.
Wake County's tax rate for fiscal year of 2011 is 53.4 cents per $100 of assessed value, and that money covers services such as Public Safety, Public Schools, Public Libraries, Elections, Animal Control, Emergency Management, and Human Health Servies to name few.
Morrisville parks and recreation include Cedar Fork District Park, Crabtree Creek Nature Park, Morrisville Community Park, Ruritan Park, Shiloh Community Park and Green Community Center, and the Indian Creek Greenway and Trailhead.
Brief History: The town was named after Jeremiah Morris who donated 3 acres of land to the North Carolina Railroad back in 1852. Jeremiah also opened the town's first post office in 1852 and served as the post master. In 1856 the railroad was completed that connected from Charlotte to Goldsboro and included Morrisville and Cary along the way. The town was chartered in 1875 and rechartered in April 3, 1947.
The town hosts some great neighborhoods and communities such as Breckenridge, Carpenter Park, Downing Glen, Hamlet in the Park, Preston, Weston Estates, and Wexford to name a few. It's the perfect place if you are looking for condos, townhomes, or detached single family homes.