Garner is a growing community of more than 25,000 residents. Located at the intersection of U.S. 70 and Interstate 40, Garner is about eight miles south of downtown Raleigh. Garner residents are closer to downtown Raleigh than many Raleigh residents are, but has retained the hometown atmosphere that makes Garner special. This diverse community has many amenities to offer. With over 350 acres of parkland, a thriving business economy, safe and beautiful neighborhoods, quality schools, great community events and a plethora of shopping and local entertainment venues, Garner has something for everyone.