Tucked between the Cape Fear River and the Atlantic Ocean in the Southeastern tip of North Carolina lies New Hanover County. New Hanover is home to desirable areas such as Wilmington, Carolina Beach, Kure Beach, and Wrightsville Beach, which are much-loved by tourists and locals for their rich history and ample opportunities for adventure. Miles of beautiful coastline throughout New Hanover offer endless ways to enjoy the great outdoors, from boating and fishing to swimming and surfing on some of North Carolina’s most scenic beaches.
Working in New Hanover
Most residents of New Hanover County work here as well, so they don’t need to travel far. A typical commute consists of traveling from Historic Downtown Wilmington to the Wrightsville Beach area in under 20 minutes. There are also many who travel here from neighboring Pender County for work as well. Traffic can be moderate to heavy during peak travel homes and varying with season.
Living in New Hanover
New Hanover County has many established golfing neighborhoods such as Porter’s Neck Plantation, Echo Farms, Cape Fear Country Club, and Landfall. There are also multiple new home communities such as Marsh Oaks, Parkside at Mayfaire, the Village at Summerset, Seagrove, Tanbridge Park, Passage Point, Stones Edge, and Covil Crossing. Whatever setting you seek, New Hanover County is sure to have it.
Welcome to New Hanover County; we hope you enjoy your stay as much as we have!
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