Home to country music singer Jason Michael Carroll and a nationally recognized historic home, Youngsville is a quaint community not far from Raleigh. Located in southwestern Franklin County, it offers rural charm minutes from urban areas. Part of the Triangle, Youngsville has a relaxed lifestyle with easy access to big-city amenities of nearby Raleigh, Durham and Chapel Hill.
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Populations in 2013: 1,190 (93% urban, 7% rural)
Population change since 2000: +82.8%
Males: 595 (50.0%)
Females: 595 (50.0%)
Median resident age: 32.5 years
North Carolina median age: 45.5 years
Zip code: 27596
Estimated median household income in 2012: $34,587 (it was $41,731 in 2000)
North Carolina: $45,150
Haunted Forest at Panic Point
Every October, visitors and residents experience a spooky Halloween in the woods not far from Youngsville. The Zombie Escape 5k and Laser Combat are just two of the scary attractions at Panic Point.
Hill Ridge Farms
Old-fashioned fun comes standard at Hill Ridge Farms. Train rides, hay rides, and a splash pad are just a few of the activities offered.
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Places To Eat
Located along Capital Boulevard, small restaurants in this shopping center offer delicious dining options in a convenient location.
Franklin County Schools
Youngsville and Franklin County students experience Innovation and excellence at the core of an engaging education in Franklin County public schools. Life-long learning opportunities can be found at Vance-Granville Community College, Louisburg College, and the community is in close proximity to many other colleges and universities.
Things To See
Quaint storefronts and local businesses line Main Street, offering a nostalgic glance into Youngsville’s history. Charron's Deli has excellent home-town service. Griffin's is another popular restaurant among the locals.