Pender County was formed in 1875 from New Hanover County. Pender County land is home to over 40,000 North Carolinians and has a total land area of 870 square miles and 62 square miles of water. The county seat is Burgaw and the county also incorporates the towns of St. Helena, Atkinson, Rocky Point, Sloop Point, Hampstead, Surf City, and the town of Topsail Beach.
Pender County is a great place to visit or live in a quiet small town atmosphere near beaches, rivers, and woodlands. Small businesses thrive here and the Pender County School system is dedicated to its 8,000 plus students. The Wilmington area is less than one hour away offering nightlife, industry, history and culture, higher education, and advanced medical facilities.
Access to rivers, the Intracoastal Waterway, and the ocean are available throughout the county. Area residents enjoy boating, watersports, inshore and offshore fishing, and beach activities. Topsail Beach is a popular, family oriented island with pristine beaches, great fishing, and dining experiences. It is less crowded than most beaches and offers a quiet year round vacation spot or a great opportunity to invest in NC beach property for sale.
The Holly Shelter Game Lands (50,000 acres)/Soutwest Ridge Preserve (950 acres) is located entirely on Pender County land. The area is open to the public for hunting, birding, hiking, and birdwatching. Pender County is an expansive area and has numerous NC lots for sale that could be used for a private hunting property or residence.
If you are looking to invest in NC beach property for sale or other NC lots for sale, explore what Pender County has to offer. It is a thriving place grounded in southern charm and love for nature and outdoor activities. With great weather and an ideal location, Pender County is an attractive place to live in North Carolina.
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