shark. And, the restaurants on the coast
know how best to prepare fresh caught
seafood. After you eat seafood on the
coast, it’s hard to eat it elsewhere.
Originated in 1980, Brunswick
County hosts the annual North Carolina Oyster Festival to celebrate some
of the most delicious creatures of the
sea. The festival attracts nearly 30,000
visitors over the three-day celebration.
It offers everything oysters—broiled,
baked, steamed, fried and even raw.
More than 275 bushels of oysters are
served each year.
With over 30 golf courses designed by world-renowned architects
in the Brunswick County area, you’re
sure to find out why the area has
received accolades from well-known
golf magazines and afficiandos alike.
Many courses have breathtaking water
views, and the sub-tropical climate
allows for year-round play.
Island life, whether on the NC
beaches or in the Caribbean, takes on
a slower pace. Walking along an ex-
pansive beach in search of sand dol-
lars or nesting sea turtles can relax
even the most hectic schedule. Stroll-
ing along the beach under millions of
stars in the summer or winter makes
for a glorious evening. The beauty of
the area attracts visitors for a day, a
week or a lifetime.
A new 74 private-bed hospital
opened in July 2011, which replaced
Brunswick Community Hospital. The
Brunswick Novant Medical Center is
the perfect way to meet the current
and expanding needs of Brunswick
County Residents. In addition, there
are medical centers in the county
that can meet diagnostic and surgical needs.
Geographic Region: Coastal
Elevation: 23 feet
Winter: 47/34 Spring: 72/50
Summer: 86/69 Fall: 73/53
Avg. Precipitation: 41 inches/year
BrunSWiCk County at a glanCe
Median Resident Age: 42. 2
Median Household Income: $44, 146
Median Home Value: $205,400
Hospitals: new Hanover regional Medical
Center, novant Medical Center
Airports: Wilmington international airport,
Myrtle Beach international airport