Walkertown is a small residential community located on the outskirts of Winston-Salem. This area enjoys pristine parkland, friendly neighborhoods, and close proximity to the many attractions of the Piedmont Triad region.
Walkertown has a low cost of living, which includes real estate, as the median price of Walkertown homes for sale is less than both state and national averages. You will find a mixture of historic properties and new construction homes in Walkertown. The community is filled with pleasant neighborhoods boasting pristine landscaping, paved sidewalks and lush foliage.
Lifestyle and Attractions
Walkertown is a small town situated along the northeastern edge of Winston-Salem in the Piedmont Triad region. With a population of about 5,000, Walkertown enjoys small-town living with big-city amenities just minutes away. Residents may easily access downtown Winston-Salem, which is approximately 10 miles from the center of Walkertown, for employment, entertainment, dining and shopping.
Walkertown has three public schools within the Winston-Salem/Forsyth School System. Additionally, Walkertown is in the vicinity of more than 15 private schools. There are no institutions of higher learning within the boundaries of Walkertown, but there are plenty of options within reach. Nearby colleges and universities include Greensboro College, Wake Forest University, Winston-Salem State University, High Point University, and more.
In the late 1760s, a Scottish man named Robert Walker arrived to the area from Pennsylvania, and opened a tavern shortly after. Walker eventually left to relocate in the West, but his home remained standing through the mid-20th century. There is not much historical information about this small town, but the Walkertown Area Historical Society offers books, tours, meetings and more, and is working to gather more information about the history of Walkertown.
Approximate Distance to:
Winston-Salem: 9.5 Miles
High Point: 21 Miles
Greensboro: 27 Miles
Piedmont Triad International Airport: 20 Miles
Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center: 11.5 Miles
Novant Health Forsyth Medical Center: 13.5 Miles
NC-150: 6.5 Miles
US-52: 6.5 Miles
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