Cities & Towns in Pender County, NC

Pender County, county in North Carolina, United States. As of 2020 county had an estimated population of 64,671 inhabitants. The county was created 149 years ago in 1875. Its county seat is Burgaw.

There are 7 city/town in Pender County, NC. The largest city of Pender County is Burgaw with a population of 4,127. Other cities include, Hampstead population 4,083, Surf City population 2,532, Topsail Beach population 438, Saint Helena population 428


Burgaw, City in Pender County, North Carolina, United States of America


Hampstead, Unincorporated community in Pender County, North Carolina

Surf City
Surf City

Surf City, Borough in Ocean County, New Jersey

Situated along the southeastern North Carolina coast, Pender County is home to several small towns and communities. Here are some of the notable cities and towns in Pender County:

Burgaw - The county seat of Pender County, Burgaw has a population of around 4,000 residents. The historic downtown features antique shops and eateries. Burgaw hosts an annual Blueberry Festival in June.

Hampstead - With just over 2,300 residents, Hampstead was incorporated in 1887. It is located along the Intracoastal Waterway and features several marinas. The Hampton Inn houses the Hampstead Kiwanis Maritime Museum.

Surf City - Situated on Topsail Island, Surf City is a popular beach destination. It has a population of around 2,200, which swells in the summer with vacationers. Visitors enjoy pristine beaches, fishing, and surfing.

Topsail Beach - Adjacent to Surf City, Topsail Beach is another scenic beach town on a barrier island. It has a year-round population around 560 that grows in the summer months. The town was incorporated in 1990.

Watha - Unincorporated Watha is home to the historical Harrell Store and Post Office. The community has roots dating back to the 1830s.

Atkinson - At the 2010 census, Atkinson had around 357 residents. It was incorporated in 1899 and features Victorian, Gothic, and Colonial style homes.

St. Helena - St. Helena is a small unincorporated community that was once a thriving port town in the 19th century. Today it features a historic village chapel and cemetery.

Pender County's small coastal towns each have their own unique history and character. From the historic downtown of Burgaw to the pristine beaches of Topsail, Pender County offers charm and natural beauty.

All Pender County Cities (Aphebetical)

List of cities, towns, neighborhoods & other populated places in Pender County.

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City Name Title Population
Atkinson Town in North Carolina 366
Burgaw City in Pender County, North Carolina, United States of America 4,127
Hampstead Unincorporated community in Pender County, North Carolina 4,083
Saint Helena Village in Pender County, North Carolina 428
Surf City Borough in Ocean County, New Jersey 2,532
Topsail Beach Human settlement in Pender County, North Carolina, United States of America 438
Watha Human settlement in Pender County, North Carolina, United States of America 247

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