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City of Smithfield, NC

As the seat of Johnston County, Smithfield heads one of the fastest-growing areas in North Carolina. Just a short drive from Raleigh-Durham, the area is known for its highly acclaimed school system as well as its strong workforce programs at Johnston Community College. A leader in agri-tourism, Smithfield is also the birthplace of the late Ava Gardner, and her house-turned-museum landed the city on's Top 10 Unusual Museums.

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We have a blend of yesterday and today, with a present that's pointed toward the future. It makes this a well balanced community and great place to live.

Carl Lamm, local radio personality