Welcome to Raeford North Carolina Real Estate and General Information
Home of the North Carolina Turkey Festival, Raeford is a city in Hoke County, North Carolina, United States. With a population of 3,386 it is the county seat of Hoke County. Raeford is in a great location close to many major cities all within a 22 mile diameter; Southern Pines (16 miles), Laurinburg (17 miles), Fayetteville (18 miles) and Lumberton (22 miles).
While Raeford North Carolina is sharing a buyers market with much of the country it remains a great time to buy. Click here to visit Raeford area properties and call Christina Douglas your Raeford real estate expert at 910-273-1030.
Colleges and Universities within a 45 mile diameter include Fayetteville Technical Community College (approximately 20 miles), University of North Carolina at Pembroke (approximately 20 miles), Fayetteville State University (approximately 32 miles), Central Carolina Community College (approximately 34 miles), and Cambell University INC (approximately 45 miles). There are two public high schools in Raeford; Hoke County High (505 S Bethel RD) and J W Turlington (116 W Prospect Ave). A few of the larger elementary and middle schools include East Hoke Middle (4702 Fayetteville Rd) and Scurlock Elementary (775 Rockfish RD).
Raeford is home of the North Carolina Turkey Festival. There is a state-wide turkey cooking contest along with various other forms of entertainment. The event takes place in September and has over 60,000 visitors attend each year. Raeford is also a famous housing of the Lumbee tribe of Native Americans.