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Thornton Place is a small neighborhood in Raleigh, North Carolina’s capital city. It uses the zip code 27616 and it spans an area of 0.010 square miles. The city boasts the renowned Research Triangle Park, one of the largest and oldest science parks in North America. Because of the huge presence of job opportunities from employers like IBM, SAS Institute, Novartis, and Cisco Systems, there is a high concentration of life sciences, information technology, and research-related occupations in the area
Thornton Place’s main thoroughfares include Thornton Road, Thornton Commons Drive, Capital Boulevard, Burlington Mills Road, and Louisburg Road. I-540, located southwest of the neighborhood, provides its residents with easy access to many areas around Raleigh and other nearby cities in the state, including Cary, Apex, Morrisville, Durham, and Churchill.
The southern part of Thornton Place is surrounded by many other planned communities such as a Thornton Square Townhomes, Park at Perry Creek, Castlebury, Addison Reserve, and Glens at Riverside Homes.
The neighborhood is a walking distance to the Smart Choice Realty Company and Liberty Travel. Going south allows residents to conveniently reach the Wildwood Forest Elementary School and the Universal Health Care. Meanwhile, going southwest leads to the Mill Outlet Village, CMI Jewelry Showroom, Crossroads Infinity, and Veterinary Specialty Hospital of North Raleigh.
The nearby part of Capital Boulevard to Thornton Place features a long stretch of churches, schools, and commercial establishments, including the Celebration Family Church, Neuse Baptist Christian School, Belmonte Auto Imports, Sunbelt Rentals, and Matison Motorsports.
Thornton Place is only a few minutes away from the Triangle Town Center Mall and the Raleigh-Durham International Airport.
Many students in the area attend schools within the multi-awarded Wake County Schools District.