Brunswick County is tucked into the southeast corner of North Carolina and offers its residents the best of location, lifestyle and leisure. Conveniently located between Wilmington and Myrtle Beach, Brunswick County has become the 2nd fastest growing county in the state. The beautiful beaches, quaint towns, mild temperate climate makes the area one of the most desirable retirement or relocation destinations in the Southeast. Even with growth, the area's beach and mainland communities continue to maintain their friendly, small town character.
The southeastern tip of the county is located at the South Carolina state line making it an easy ride to Myrtle Beach, SC – the tourist mecca of shopping, family entertainment, restaurants and night life. Just a quick trip north is the historic river town of Wilmington. In addition to historic homes, a downtown riverfront, there are plenty restaurants, shops, museums and entertainment venues.
Inside of the 855 square miles of Brunswick County there are countless waterways, 50 miles of tranquil shoreline, a multitude of golf courses and towns full of rich history ready to be explored. Calabash, Southport, Shallotte and Leland are the four major towns of Brunswick County – each with unique stories, history and activities. The Atlantic ICW (Intracoastal Waterway) meanders through the county embracing boaters through the areas barrier islands – Sunset Beach, Ocean Isle Beach, Holden Beach and Oak Island.