Lillington: A Charming Southern Town

Welcome home to Lillington. This quaint North Carolina community may be small, but it sure has a lot to offer. Enjoy being a part of a close-knit community that emphasizes inclusivity, in an environment that represents the finest parts of life in a small town. Backyard barbecues are the norm, neighbors call out to each other when they pass by on the street, and there's always something fun going down on the weekends.

Use this page as your all-in-one guide to exploring Lillington, seeing homes for sale, and learning how to sell your own home in this vibrant Southern enclave.

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Parks & Recreation

North Carolina is known for its gorgeous outdoor scenery, and the area in and around Lillington is no exception! Enjoy a picnic or a leisurely day in the park at the beloved Raven Rock State Park. Known for its extensive hiking trails and breathtaking scenery, a day spent at Raven Rock State Park is a day well-spent.

But what if you're looking for something a little more... aquatic? The Cape Fear River awaits! Perfect for kayaking, canoeing, stand-up paddleboarding, and tubing, this NC staple presents endless waterfront fun.


Things to Do

Outdoor adventure abounds in Lillington! Take your pick of the many nearby parks and outdoor areas, the Cape Fear River, and the wonderful golf courses all just minutes away from this community.

But there's so much more than the outdoors in Lillington. Take a quick drive over to Buies Creek to see a game at the Barker-Lane Stadium on Campbell's University. Check out the Hawk Manor Falconry for a hands-on experience with hawks!


Public Education

Moving to the Lillington area with children? You'll be pleased to know this community is served by the impressive Harnett County School District

Known for its comprehensive curriculums, highly skilled teachers, and wealth of extracurricular activities, this district prepares each student for success in our ever-changing world.


Local Amenities

Every convenience is just around the corner when you live in Lillington! Take advantage of delicious local restaurants like the County Seat Sports Grille or Mermaid Point Eats and Drinks. Grocery stores, specialty shops, and public utilities are also readily available. You don't have to leave town for excellent shopping!



Lillington, and the greater Harnett County area, are home to a variety of major companies and top NC employers. They include: Campbell University, Harnett County Schools, the County of Harnett, and the Harnett Health System.

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Lillington At a Glance

Quick Facts

Population: 3,581
Growth Since 2000: +3.7%
Zip Codes: 27546
County: Harnett
Mean Home Price: $159,000

Travel & Commute

Downtown Raleigh: 49 mi
Downtown Cary: 47 mi
RDU Airport: 51 mi
Major Roads: NC-27, US-421

Lillington Real Estate Resources

Find your dream home or condo in Lillington by contacting me, Ann Milton, your Lillington, Fuquay and the surrounding area real estate expert, today.

Information not guaranteed. Listings marked with an icon are provided courtesy of the Triangle MLS, Inc. of North Carolina, Internet Data Exchange Database. © 2024 Triangle MLS, Inc. of North Carolina. All rights reserved.


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