Relocating To Brunswick County NC

One visit to Brunswick County in North Carolina and you will see why so many people relocate here each year. Whether you come to relax and enjoy the mild weather or the sunny beaches, you’re sure to enjoy the welcoming neighborhoods you’ll find in Brunswick County. Following is a helpful guide to make relocating to Brunswick County a whole lot easier.

 

Guide to Relocating to Brunswick County

One visit to Brunswick County in North Carolina and you will see why so many people relocate here each year. Whether you come to relax and enjoy the mild weather or the sunny beaches, you’re sure to enjoy the welcoming neighborhoods you’ll find in Brunswick County. Following is a helpful guide to make relocating to Brunswick County a whole lot easier.

Utilities

One of the first things to take care of in your new home is getting your utilities set up in your name. Following are links for more information about the main utilities you’ll require.

Brunswick County Utilities
(910) 253-2657

Brunswick Electric Membership Corporation
(910) 754-4391 

Water and Sewer
(910) 253-2657

Solid Waste and Recycling
(910) 253-2515

Waste Industries, Inc.
(910) 253-4177

Education

Brunswick County takes great pride in its school system and has established a great partnership with its schools. The county recognizes the important role its school system plays in helping families raise healthy, successful children.

Brunswick County Schools

(910) 253-2900

Brunswick Community College

(910) 755-7313

Brunswick County School Board

(910) 253-2900

Leland Center at BCC

(910) 371-2400

Town Halls

Each town in Brunswick County has its own Town Hall. This is a public building used for each towns government offices and where public meetings are held.

Sunset Beach

(910) 579-6297

Ocean Isle Beach
(910) 579-2166

Holden Beach

(910) 842-6488

Calabash

(910) 579-6747

Shallotte

(910) 754-4032

Southport

(910) 457-7900

St. James

(910) 253-4730

Sandy Creek

(315) 387-5456

Varnmtown

(910) 842-3095

Oak Island

(910) 201-8001

Northwest

(910) 655-3110

Navassa

(910) 371-2432

Leland

(910) 371-0148

Caswell Beach

(910) 278-5471

Bolivia

(910) 253-5303

Boling Spring Lakes

(910) 363-0025

Belville

(910) 371-2456

Bald Head Island

(910) 457-9700

TV & Newspapers

For the latest in what’s going on around Brunswick County the following TV stations and local newspapers are a good source of

information.

Star News

Brunswick Beacon

The Sun News

WECT-TV 6

WWAY-TV 3

WHQR-FM

Wilmington Star News 

WMBF News

WBTW News 13

Cable Companies

When you’re ready to hook up your television for maximum viewing opportunities or are seeking an Internet provider, give any of the following a call. They’ll get you online in record time.

Time Warner Cable

(910) 332-7800  

Tele-Media Company

(800) 533-7048   

AT&T

(888) 757-6500 

Atlantic Telephone Membership Corporation

(910) 754-4311 

Hospitals

You’ll find the finest health care at any of the following Brunswick County medical centers. Offering world-class technology, personal connections and superior care that provides a remarkable healthcare experience for you and your family.

Novant Health Brunswick Medical Center

240 Hospital Drive NE, Bolivia, NC 

(910) 721-1000 

Mcleod Seacoast Hospital

4000 Highway 9 East, Little River, SC, 29566

(843) 390-8100

Government Buildings

DMV

NC Division of Motor Vehicles - Driver’s License Bureau

5296 Main Street,

Shallotte, NC 

(910) 754-5114

Vehicle Registration

5300 South Main Street, Shallotte, NC 

(910) 754-4591

Boat Registration

(888) 248-6834

Passports

Passport Registration

National Passport Information Center

(877) 487-2778

Voting

Brunswick County Board of Elections

(910) 253-2620 

Tax Information

State Taxes

(877) 252-3052

Local and Property Tax Information

(910) 253-2829

Licenses & Registration

Marriage License

(910) 253-2690

Pet Licenses & Requirements

(910) 754-8204

Demographics

Want to learn a little about your new neighbors in Brunswick County? Check out a few numbers from the most recent census and AccessNC.

General Population

The population of Brunswick county in 2010 was 107,43, is estimated to grow to 118,836 by 2014 and projected to reach 128,463 by 2019.

57% of the population lives in an urban setting and 43% in a rural setting.

In 2013 17.6% of the population was under 18, and 25.7% was over 65

Brunswick County is 51% female and 49% male

Work

The median family income in 2013 was $54,220

Just over 3,000 residents are self-employed.

The unemployment rate in Brunswick County was 6.9% as of April of 2015.

The average commute to work is just over 20 minutes.

Education

Just over 86% of the population over 25 are high school graduates.

25% of residents have a bachelor's degrees or higher.

Housing

86% of residents have lived in their home for more than one year.

The homeownership rate in the county is 76.4%.

The average household in the county has 2.3 people.

The median value of owner-occupied homes in 2013 was $186,600.

Quality of Life

In FY'14-'15 the property tax rate per $100 value was $0.4425.

Yearly rainfall averages 51 inches with 2 inches of snow.

There are 34 licensed child care facilities in the county.

In 2012 there were 112 physicians practicing in Brunswick county.

Things to do in Brunswick County

We know you'll love the beach, but here are a few options for those days you are looking for something different.

The Shalotte Township Park has tennis courts, baseball diamonds, basketball courts, and a dog park for four-legged friends.

Enjoy Intracoastal Waterway fishing and a summer concert series at the Holden Beach Pavilion and Fishing Pier.  

Visit the Cedar Grove Park in Supply for a walking path, football field, and soccer field.

Explore the heavens at Ingram Planetarium in Sunset Beach. 

Ocean Isle Beach Park has a playground, amphitheater, and picnic shelter.

Visit Bird Island in Sunset Beach and take the walking tour, don't forget to put a note in the Kindred Spirit Mailbox