Louisburg Market Stats

As the Franklin County Seat, Louisburg is a small town tucked north of Raleigh and Wake Forest. If you're looking for a rural yet suburban lifestyle that's overflowing with southern charm, this community might be the place for you. Louisburg's up-and-coming locale makes it a fantastic spot for every type of buyer, and you'll still be convenient to all of the Triangle's major cities.

But that's not all—Louisburg also has its own namesake college, stunning parks, and an enviable historic district. If this little town sounds like the right fit for you, let's explore!

A Snapshot of the Area


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90ºF / 69ºF

Summer Climate

51ºF / 30ºF

Winter Climate

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Louisburg at a Glance

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Quick Facts

Population: 3,619
County: Franklin
Median household income: $55,193
Median home value: $220,688

Travel & Commute

Raleigh: 47 min
Durham: 53 min
RTP: 54 min
Major Roads: US-401, Highway 39, Main Street

Explore the Area

Everything You'll Love in Louisburg

Local shopping & dining

Louisburg's quaint Historic District on Main Street is the town's main hub for small businesses. Here, you'll find favorites like Ruby Slippers Vintage Boutique and Blue Collie Coffee Shop. Louisburg also boasts Coffeehound Bookshop, as well as a hardware store and the iconic Johnny Bull's Steakhouse.

Endless outdoor recreation

Whether you're craving a rugged hike or a brisk stroll through the park, you're bound to find a natural destination you'll love here in Louisburg. Joyner Park offers trails and playgrounds for the kids, and locals love soaking up the waterfront views at River Bend Park. Louisburg College's De Hart Botanical Gardens feature some of the area's best flora and fauna. And if you're the ultimate thrill-seeker, fly high at the Triangle Skydiving Center

Tons of unique things to do

Home to Louisburg College, Louisburg is a small town that still offers something that just about anyone will love. If you want to live like a local, catch a performance at the Jones Performing Arts Center or rock out to a summer concert at Pete Smith Amphitheater. BBQ in the 'Burg also attracts some of the Triangle's best pitmasters.

Top-notch education

Students living in the Louisburg area attend Franklin County Schools, a smaller district with 16 schools and around 8,000 attendees. The town of Louisburg is currently zoned for four different elementary schools, Terrell Lane Middle, and Louisburg High. High-achieving students can also attend Franklin County Early College.

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Franklinton blends small-town charm with big-city conveniences, and we'd love to help you put down roots here. With over 350 years of combined experience and an in-depth knowledge of life in the Triangle, we have everything you need to find your real estate success. Whenever you're ready to get started, we're just a phone call away.

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