The Green Swamp makes up almost 16,000 square miles of wilderness sprawling Brunswick County and Columbus County, North Carolina. This longleaf pine savanna forest is famous for its wild orchids and carnivorous plants such as the Venus flytrap and several species of pitcher plants. The Green Swamp nature preserve offers a unique landscape filled with
Ash is a community towards the western part of Brunswick County in North Carolina. Ash consists of mostly private farmland that has been passed down through family generations. The Waccamaw River is a popular fishing and boating spot. Ash is a very rural small town and has many interesting windlife.
Navassa is a small town bordering the Cape Fear River and the Brunswick River with unique biodiversity surrounding the area. Over 300 different species of plants and animals call Navassa home, with twenty-two species existing nowhere else in the world. Navassa, NC has a rich history consisting strongly of the Gullah culture and used to
Carolina Shores started as a neighborhood golfing community within Calabash, NC that became a town in 1998. The split came after years of disagreements between the two parties. The 2.5-mile area has town limits interlocking with Calabash but does not actually border any water despite what the name implies.
Caswell Beach is a little beach town located on the east end of Oak Island at the mouth of the Cape Fear River and the Atlantic Ocean. At the end of Caswell Beach is Fort Caswell which is well preserved from the civil war era with a rich history. The Oak Island lighthouse has been
Belville is a community located in Brunswick County, North Carolina around 5 miles outside of the historic port of Wilmington, NC. Belville became an official town in 1977 and has continued to have a growing population of people looking for rural living without being too far from larger cities.
There aren’t many places left in this world where you can have an experience as mystifying as Bald Head Island, North Carolina. This private island is only accessible by boat and does not allow cars on the island. Instead, tour the land with a golf cart and take in the warm salty air blowing on
Leland, North Carolina is a Wilmington suburb located 5 miles from the historic port city that remains to have the densest population in Brunswick County. Leland is one of the fastest-growing towns in all of southeastern North Carolina and has a wide variety of amenities without losing that small-town charm.
Boiling Springs Lakes is a community in eastern Brunswick County, North Carolina that became incorporated as a town in 1961. After strong hurricanes and massive flooding, the town’s dam broke at the major lakes which caused the lakes to drain. The area is named for its natural spring which was discovered in a wooden rivine