Apex, North Carolina was incorporated in 1873, the town was named after its location. There is a grand total of six elementary school, two middle schools, two high schools and two church schools. The schools in Apex are all excellent choices for your children. Each school is designed to meet every individuals needs and teach them at their own pace. There is a large variety of shopping stores in Apex, North Carolina for window shoppers as well as bargain hunters including My Girlfriends Closet, Nowells Scandinavian Furniture and The Bicycle Chain. If the adults in your family that are looking for an alcoholic beverage to end their day, Mojos Billards and Pub and Conollys Irish Pub are great sources for excellent beverages and entertainment. When visiting Apex, North Carolina you are given amazing opportunities to explore the historic aspects of the town. New Hope Valley Railway provides you with a relaxed train ride that leads you to an interesting fact filled museum. Train rides at New Hope Valley Railway is the first Sunday of every month anytime between noon and 4pm. Christmas time in Apex, North Carolina is immaculate!! The Christmas parade makes its way around the town while providing you with live bands, antique cars and of course, Santa Clause. The historic Home Tour takes place on the first Sunday in December. The door takes place in downtown Apex, and gives you the chance to view and listen to the towns history.