Hampstead, NC

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What You’ll Love About Hampstead


Located along the Intracoastal, Hampstead is a paradise for boaters and anglers seeking uncrowded waterways.


There are three beautiful golf courses located in Hampstead, Castle Bay, Olde Point Golf, and Ironclad Golf & Beer Garden.


Not for nothing is Hampstead known as the “seafood capital of the world”; the fresh-caught eats are pretty amazing.

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One of Eastern North Carolina's Best-Kept Secrets

Hampstead, NC is located in Pender County between Wilmington, NC and Jacksonville, NC. Hampstead is one of the fastest growing communities in the area, with golf courses, waterways, beaches, shopping, and restaurants. Known as the "seafood capital of the world", Hampstead celebrates the Spot Festival annually. Hampstead is still one of the best kept secrets in Eastern North Carolina, just minutes from Topsail Island, NC.

Spotlights of Hampstead


Outdoor Recreation

Hampstead is the perfect location for those looking to beat the crowds! Peaceful waterways, secluded beaches, boating and fishing, and outstanding golf abound throughout the community.


Small-Town Amenities

Hampstead might be a small town, but it’s got plenty of amenities to offer, from shopping and dining (including some truly outstanding seafood!) to a local library. Local businesses include jewelers, thrift shops, antique stores, grocery stores, and plenty of eateries. For even more shopping and dining, the bigger community of Topsail is just a 15-minute drive to the north, and the downtown business district of Wilmington is just 30 minutes south on the Hwy 17.


Outstanding Events

Hampstead is home to the annual Spot Festival, which draws thousands of visitors to the area every year in the largest fundraiser event for Topsail’s schools. Held in the last weekend of September every year, the Spot Festival is a beautiful blend of live music, beer and wine, food, fireworks, local arts and crafts merchants, and even a student scholarship pageant.

Hampstead Attractions

Hampstead Residential Resources

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quick facts

Quick Facts

Population (2020): 7,016
Zip Code: 28443
County: Pender
Mean Home Price (2022): $400,000


Travel Times

Topsail: 15 min
Wilmington: 30 min
Airport: Wilmington Int’l
Major Roads: US-17, I-40



District: Pender County
Elementary: North Topsail, South Topsail, Topsail
Middle: Topsail
High: Topsail

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