The town is hilly, with much of the undeveloped land covered in dense woods. According to the United States Census Bureau, the town has a total area of 43.5 square miles (112.6 km2), of which 42.1 square miles (109.0 km2) is land and 1.4 square miles (3.6 km2) (3.17%) is water.
One's chance of becoming a victim of a violent crime here is one in 1494, which is a violent crime rate of 1 per one thousand inhabitants. Moreover, the rate of property crime in Cary; burglary, larceny ($50 or more), grand theft auto, and arson; is 9 per 1,000 residents.
The Cary surname is thought to be derived from the manor of Carrey, near Lisieux, Normandy. Some instances of this name come from Welsh and Cornish origins and are variations of the name Carew. Most of the Irish variations of this name are Anglicized forms of the Gaelic O Ciardha.
Moving to Cary From Rural NC: Urban and Rural Approaches to Citizen Engagement. I recently moved to the Town of Cary from a rural area in Western North Carolina. To say that things are different would likely be the understatement of the year; Cary has over 155,000 people at last count, and my hometown had about 2,500.Sep 15, 2016
Take a trip to historic downtown Cary and spend a few days popping into family-owned bakeries, sipping coffee in cafes, and tasting new brews. Once overlooked as a suburb of Raleigh, Cary has grown into a town with its own identity, complete with a charming walkable downtown filled with cafes, bars, arts and culture.Feb 21, 2020
The US average is 28 inches of snow per year. Climate Averages.
|Cary, North Carolina||United States|
|Rainfall||46.3 in.||38.1 in.|
|Snowfall||4.1 in.||27.8 in.|
|Precipitation||107.1 days||106.2 days|
|Sunny||213 days||205 days|