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Hampstead, NC, located just outside Wilmington, is the perfect spot for relocating and vacationing. It is convenient to Wilmington and ideal for those who not only work in Wilmington but want to enjoy the benefits of the Wilmington city life while maintaining a peaceful home to unwind with Pender County's slower paced life. Hampstead, NC is also convenient to Jacksonville and its surrounding areas (Sneads Ferry, Holly Ridge, Topsail Island, Surf City, NC), making it ideal for the influx of new military families being transferred to Camp LeJeune.
Located inbetween Wilmington and the Sneads Ferry/Jacksonville area, Hampstead is popular for its award winning Topsail School District, variety of recreational activities, beautiful surroundings with the benefits of low taxes and relaxing lifestyle. Hampstead, NC features beautiful untouched woodland and waterery hideaways, friendly communities both old and new, is convenient to shopping, championship golf courses, and the Surf City, Topsail Island and Figure Eight Island Beaches of the AtlanticOcean. Hampstead, NC and surrounding areas also boasts some gorgeous parks including Kiwanis Park. All of these wonderful features make this portion of the Cape Fear Region one of the most popular relocation and tourism destinations on the NC East Coast.
Hampstead NC is known as the Seafood Capital of NC and has a very strong fishing and boating community. The area features many water access communites that allows for beautiful waterview and waterfront homesites on the Intracoastal Waterway with the added benefits of easy access boating and recreation.
The climate is perfect. Warm weather begins in early spring and usually continues through November, allowing residents and its visitors to enjoy a long growing season, and the opportunity to participate in outdoor activities almost year round. In addition to all its natural charm and beauty, Hampstead offers many scheduled events throughout the year. Every year the area features the Spot Festival not to mention Wilmington's Azalea Festival, Pender County Blueberry Festival and Sneads Ferry's Shrimp Festival. Hampstead is the perfect spot for young families and active retirees.
Hampstead, NC is Eastern North Carolina's secret sanctuary.
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Other area information:
Hampstead, NC Info: Read all about Hampstead, NC and its current demographics from Sperling's Best Places, then search other places of interest.
Hampstead Demographics: from neighborhood scout.com
Hampstead Article: A short article about Hampstead's past and future growth.
Surfing: Get the latest news on the area's surfing conditions and news at WBlivesurf.com.
Diving and Spearfishing: Get the area's latest information on spearfishing and dive spots.
Hampstead Golfing: Explore the areas five golf courses with four located right inside Hampstead.
Kiwanis Hampstead Park: Learn about Hampstead's finest park events and future expansion plans.
Movies: Click here for current movies and times playing just minutes away at Mayfair Cinema 16.
Autumn with Topsail: Held every third weekend of October - read about this annual festival held at Topsail Island, NC Many activities, crafts, entertainment, food and more.
Hampstead's Communities: Get more information on just some of Hampstead's great communities.
Pender County School Information: Read about the area's local schools and learn about our award winning Topsail School District.
The Greater Topsail Area Chamber of Commerce: Read about Hampstead and the Topsail area and local events at the beach and in the Topsail area.
The Town of Surf City: Read about the town of Surf City to learn about local events at the beach and the beautiful Soundside Park.
Wilmington Star News: Read local news pertinant to Wilmington and its surrounding areas. Search the classifieds for jobs, etc.
Topsail Voice: Read Topsail island's weekly local newspaper and discover new events and information pertinant to the Hampstead and Topsail area.