Advance is a community in Davie County, North Carolina. It is an unincorporated area, and is part of the Winston-Salem Metro Area.
The NC 801 and US 158 run along the community. It has one elementary school, the Shady Grove Elementary School. The cost of living here is 3.10% lower than the country average. Drivers of the local economy include management, sales and services, professional occupations, and construction of goods.
The town gets 43 inches of rain annually. The number of days with measurable precipitation annually is 97. Snowfall is about 6 inches per year.