Overview of Clemmons
The village of Clemmons is located in Forsyth County, N.C. Clemmons is conveniently located near Winston-Salem, where residents can find entertainment, shopping and recreation without living within the hustle and bustle of a big city. People looking for Clemmons apartments for rent will enjoy this family-friendly community close enough to all the action. In the past two decades, the population has increased dramatically, according to statistics from the U.S. Census Bureau. In 1990, roughly 9,200 people resided in the area, and today more than 18,900 residents call Clemmons home.
Living in Clemmons, NC
In 1802, Peter Clemmons, his wife and their 14 children traveled from Delaware to purchase 216 acres of land in what is now known as Clemmons. Although the community is more than 200 years old, it wasn't incorporated as a municipality until December 1986.
Residents in Clemmons apartments and homes will find Forsyth County's diverse economic environment allows for a diverse range of employment opportunities. Some of the top employers include Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center, Winston-Salem/Forsyth County Schools, Reynolds American, BB&T, Pepsi Co. and Flow Automotive.
Clemmons is rated as car-dependent by Walkscore.com, so residents moving here will likely need a vehicle to get around. However, the average commute for residents is about 6 minutes shorter than the national average. Since Clemmons is located along Interstate 40, residents can easily travel to Winston-Salem.
Clemmons Attractions and Special Events
There are many historic sites around Clemmons and throughout Forsyth County. Residents who are seeking a more adventurous or cultural experience can travel downtown to find anything excellent nightlife, wineries and museums. There are also many events and festival that take place here including the Winston-Salem Open, National Black Theatre Festival and the Annual North Carolina Wine Festival.
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