Thinking Outside of Jacksonville

Richlands, North Carolina

Richlands is a vibrant, family-friendly community with small-town charm and a historic central business area. Richlands is rich in history and relevant today. With new opportunities, new technologies and strategic planning, it’s truly “a Great Place to Grow!”

Richlands has been a very attractive building location in recent years due to its high quality of life and lower cost of living.

Sneads Ferry / Holly Ridge, North Carolina

Sneads Ferry is a traditional fishing village in Onslow County, known around the state for its abundant seafood, making it the county’s largest seafood producing town. It’s a ranking the town holds proudly – and one it celebrates each August with the popular Shrimp Festival. Its location, only 35 minutes to I-40 and just off US Hwy 17, makes access to the larger cities just a short jaunt down the road. Wilmington just 30 miles to the south and Jacksonville only 25 miles to the north allow an abundance of shopping and dining choices. Sneads Ferry’s waterfront charm, community spirit and rich history make it a great place to live or just visit.

Hubert / Swansboro, North Carolina

Hubert is largely populated with military members stationed aboard the half dozen marine corps bases that are around this area. The base traffic at Camp Lejeune’s main gate has created a lot of growth in Hubert due to the fact that there is an entrance onto Camp Lejeune Marine Corps base via 172 in Hubert. Hubert is centrally located between Swansboro and Jacksonville.  If you live in Hubert, you will find that you do most of your business in those areas.

Swansboro is a beautiful and historic waterfront community located at the mouth of the White Oak River, where the river joins the Atlantic Ocean and flows past the pristine beaches of Bear Island. Founded in 1783, the “Friendly City by the Sea” offers a historic downtown district overlooking the water and numerous opportunities for coastal recreation. Known as a high-quality living location, Swansboro offers a wide variety of residential settings – many of which are located on or near the White Oak River, the Intracoastal Waterway, or the numerous coastal creeks that border the town.