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About Our Agency

Hartsfield & Nash Agency, Inc. provides insurance with a personal touch.

Your trusted, local insurance agency for over 100 years.

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With over one hundred years of insurance solutions, Hartsfield & Nash Insurance Agency provides a personal touch to protect your assets.

A Trusted Agency

Located in Wake Forest, NC, our goal as a trusted, local insurance agency is to assist our clients in securing and maintaining proper asset protection. Through our knowledgeable and caring staff, we work towards personalized, professional relationships with our clients.

Here to Help

Since 1899, Hartsfield & Nash Insurance Agency understand that finding the right type of insurance to match your needs can be stressful, or confusing. That’s why we’re here to help. With a knowledgeable staff and selection of carriers Hartsfield & Nash Insurance Agency, Inc. can help you make the right choice when it comes to selecting the right policy coverages for your business needs.

Part of Our Community

Throughout its history, the Hartsfield & Nash Agency has operated under many names but it has always continued to be a major force in the community and a good corporate citizen. The agency has always taken a deep interest in the well-being of Wake Forest, NC, and remained active in community organizations. The respected name of Hartsfield & Nash Agency has been protecting your future since 1899.

Our History


The agency was originally founded in 1899 by Mrs. Ruby Reid, a prominent name in Wake Forest history. It operated as The Ruby Reid Agency until the mid-1930s when she sold it to Mr. Harvey Holding. Doing business as the Holding Agency, in the early 1950s the agency was sold to Abner Nash.


In 1957, Abner Nash joined up as a team with Jake Hartsfield, who had previously operated as a Nationwide agent until 1956. The duo formed the Hartsfield & Nash Agency, as it has been named since. When Mr. Nash retired in the mid-1970s, he sold his share of the agency to Mr. Hartsfield. The agency continued operation under Mr. Hartsfield’s ownership until July of 1984. At this time, he sold the agency to Mr. John Hodges of the Hodges Insurance Agency in Louisburg, NC.


In August of that year after the company was purchased by Mr. Hodges, Wake Forest Native Don Stroud was hired to manage the agency. In 1988, Mr. Hodges sold the agency to his son, Ray Hodges, and Mr. Stroud who have carried on the long-held tradition of community service and protection of our clients’ assets. Representing a large number of carriers, Hartsfield & Nash is able to provide protection to almost any family or industry group.
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Our Mission Statement

At Hartsfield & Nash Agency, Inc., our goal as a trusted local insurance agency is to assist our clients in securing and maintaining proper asset protection.


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The Advantage of an Independent Agency Working for You

What makes our independent agency different?

Personalized insurance solutions.

Friendly, knowledgeable service.

Building trusted relationships.

Find Out How

Get the power of choice when it comes to finding the right insurance for your situation. We offer a wide variety of policies and price points to choose from.


Rely on us to simplify the insurance process, from advising you on your risks and solutions, to advocating on your behalf to the insurance company.


Count on us to be there for you every step of the way with personable and professional service so you always have the right coverage for your insurance needs.

Insurance Solutions We Specialize In

We specialize in a variety of coverage options to meet your unique insurance needs.

Since 1899, we’ve been insuring families and businesses throughout Wake Forest, NC, and beyond. We have grown over the years and are licensed in over 35+ states.

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