Kernersville, North Carolina Homes for Sale
Location is important, as the Realtors say, but there is much more to Kernersville than easy access. The town boasts a reasonable cost of living, great educational opportunities through their colleges and technical schools and a strong, family-oriented community.
One of the major industries in Kernersville is shipping. Roadway Express is the largest of the 28 logistics carriers located here and the Norfolk and Southern rail line is an active and important part of the industry here. And the Federal Express Mid-Atlantic Hub which opened in June 2009 is a 1-million square foot facility just minutes away from Kernersville. It is capable of processing up to 24,000 packages per hour that will be shipped out on up to 25 flights per day. A central location and a ready, skilled work force helps make it possible.
"The town boasts a reasonable cost of living, great educational opportunities through their colleges and technical schools and a strong, family-oriented community."
Although textile, furniture and tobacco have been the primary employment, the economy has diversified by bringing in additional industries as well the strong medical research presence in Piedmont Triad Research Park.
It is not all work and no play, however. Kernersville takes fun seriously with collegiate and professional sports and community festivals. The arts are very important and include Moravian music, chamber music, dance and theatre.
Of course, the best reason to move to Kernersville is for the sense of family. The community is active and enjoys the resources of nearby cities blended with small town life. The school system is strong and there are a number of organized youth sports and fitness venues.
All this and close proximity to all that matters. Kernersville just might be the center of it all.