The very first Miss World hailed from the town for a start, but even that is dwarfed by the fact that Wrexham FC is the third oldest football club on the planet!
Away from the trivia, Wrexham is also a pretty special place to live.
Well, for starters, it's on the doorstep of more than 1,000 acres of National Trust land, with the historic Erddig House and the 18th century walls that surround it among the nation's favourite stately homes.
But away from Miss Worlds, historic football clubs and the great outdoors, what can you expect from homes for sale in Wrexham?
Let's take a look at five of the best on the market right now...
Houses for sale in WrexhamProperty for sale in Wrexham varies from quaint period terraces, largely in the south of the town, to larger detached properties with views over the Cheshire Plains to the north.
For cottages and rural hideaways, look east and west of town.
There's real value to be found in Wrexham, as this four-bedroom detached family home, on the market for £330,000, proves.
Located in the North East of town, close to the Rhosnesni area of Wrexham, the property is modern and substantial, as well as being close to Borras Park Community Primary School - rated 'Good' in four out of five Estyn assessments.
A short hop from the A483 for access north to Chester, the property has been extended and is close to Barkers Lane Primary School - rated 'Good' by Estyn.
Located in the Hightown area of Wrexham to the south east of the town centre, the property is finished and decorated to a high standard - a real 'move straight in' property.
It's also only a 20-minute walk to Wrexham Central station for trains to Liverpool in one hour 24 minutes.
At £210,000, there is certainly scope to add some value to a property that sits on a great plot in a fantastic location.
Flats for sale in WrexhamWrexham isn't all about houses - and there are some superb flats and apartments both for sale and for rent.
Modern and contemporary with two bedrooms, the property would suit a first-time buyer or professional couple, with Wrexham Central station only a 12-minute walk away.
Estate agents in WrexhamWhitegates has been selling, renting and managing superb properties in Wrexham since 1995.
Our team of knowledgeable local experts would be delighted to help you find your next property, whether that is a dream home or an investment opportunity.