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Boasting many environmental and cultural assets, New Hanover County, North Carolina is a truly amazing destination to be considered by prospective homebuyers. With a rich diversity of historic and educational experiences, gorgeous sandy beaches, lush flora and delightful weather, New Hanover County continues to be a great place to buy a home in the Coastal Plain region of the state’s southeast. Originally formed in 1729, the county is home to Wilmington, its seat, which was incorporated in 1739 and originally named New Carthage. The area was always a place of diversity and its original inhabitants include Waccamaw, Cape Fear, and other Siouan Indians, then later Irish, English, Welsh, Highland Scot, and French Huguenot settlers.
Bordered by Cape Fear to the west and the Atlantic Ocean to the east, New Hanover County is primarily in a maritime region and benefits greatly from its vibrant tourism industry resulting from being home to many of the state’s most popular beach communities. Within the county you’ll find Kure Beach, Wrightsville Beach, and Carolina Beach, to name a few, and you will also find the Fort Fisher State Historic Site and the North Carolina Aquarium. Other noteworthy communities in the county include Seabreeze and Castle Hayne. This spectacular county is also home to a long list of outstanding cultural institutions including Thalian Hall, the Wilmington Children’s Museum, the Wrightsville Beach Museum of History, Cape Fear Museum and Cape fear Shakespeare. Furthermore, the county hosts numerous exciting and entertaining events each year including the Festival of Trees, North Carolina Azalea Festival, Countdown on Cape Fear, Old Wilmington by Candlelight, and the Cape Fear Marlin Tournament in Wrightsville Beach.
Home to more than 175,000 residents, New Hanover County has all the fabulous amenities and real estate opportunities anyone could desire. Within New Hanover County you can find affordable starter homes, low maintenance condos and townhomes, gorgeous and grand waterfront estates and everything in between. Homes for sale in New Hanover come in a very broad price range depending on the property’s location, age, style, size and special features. If you would like to learn more about available real estate in New Hanover County, North Carolina, please allow us to assist you and contact us today.
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