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Kent Hundred is a neighborhood in northwest Raleigh, North Carolina, located near the William B. Umstead State Park. The neighborhood consists of a single street, Dewees Court, which is located off of Ebenezer Church Road. The zip code for this Wake County community is 27612.
Close proximity to William B. Umstead State Park makes the Kent Hundred area ideal for both outdoor enthusiasts and fitness fanatics. Among the park’s popular activities are camping, boating (rentals are available), hiking, horseback riding, biking, and picnicking. Educational programs are also offered here.
Located adjacent to the state park on the northwest is the Raleigh-Durham International Airport, providing convenient travel options to Kent Hundred residents.
The much smaller Laurel Hills Park can be found just over a mile southeast of Kent Hundred, and the Carl Alwin Schenck Memorial Forest is situated to the southwest.
For golfers, the Carolina Country Club lies within five miles to the southeast, on the other side of Interstate 440. I-440 intersects with I-40 a few miles to the south. These major roadways provide residents with convenient access to the rest of the city. In fact, downtown Raleigh is just under 20 minutes away by car.
Additional attractions include Rex Healthcare and The North Carolina Museum of Art. The museum offers both permanent and rotating exhibitions. Currently, visitors can see an exhibition of American artist Norman Rockwell. The museum also offers a park that is both functional and beautiful. Sculptures are scattered about the open space and park trails, providing a scenic environment for picnickers, bikers, and joggers.
Just south of the art museum, still within a few miles of Kent Hundred, are a variety of higher education options. The closest is Meredith College, a private women’s college. Adjacent to Meredith College on the south is one of the state’s largest public institutions: North Carolina State University. Other options in the area are Peace College, Shaw University, and St. Augustine’s College.