Wrightsville Beach, New Hanover County, North Carolina

Wrightsville Beach: City in New Hanover County, North Carolina, United States of America

About

Wrightsville Beach is a city located in the county of New Hanover in the U.S. state of North Carolina. Its population at the 2010 census was 2,477 and a population density of 416 people per km². After 10 years in 2020 city had an estimated population of 2,516 inhabitants.

The city was created 169 years ago in 1852.

Quick Facts about Wrightsville Beach

Population : 2,516 (2020)
Country : United States of America
State : North Carolina (United States)
County : New Hanover County
Postal code : 28480
Phone Area Codes : 910
Area : 5.95 km2
Altitude : 7 feet / 2 meters
Establishment : January 01, 1853 (169 years ago)
Time Zone : America/New_York
Local time : 10:18:23 (17th August 2022)
Density : 423 Pop. per km² as of 2020
Population growth : 1.55% (2010-2020)
Wrightsville Beach locator map
Location of Wrightsville Beach on North Carolina map.
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Geography

Wrightsville Beach is located at 34°12'31"N 77°47'47"W (34.2085000, -77.7963700).

Wrightsville Beach map

Demographics

The population of Wrightsville Beach increased by 1.55% in 10 years.

Year Population % Change Method
2010 2,477 - census
2011 2,516 1.55% estimation process
2012 2,541 0.98% estimation process
2013 2,553 0.47% estimation process
2014 2,550 -0.12% estimation process
2015 2,558 0.31% estimation process
2016 2,566 0.31% estimation process
2017 2,563 -0.12% estimation process
2018 2,561 -0.08% estimation process
2019 2,556 -0.2% estimation process
2020 2,516 -1.59% estimation process

Wrightsville Beach zip code is 28480. County name: New Hanover, County fips: 37129

Schools in Wrightsville Beach

College & universities near Wrightsville Beach, NC

Code Name City ZIP
199218 University of North Carolina Wilmington Wilmington (NC) 28403-5963
198978 Platt College-Miller-Motte-Wilmington Wilmington (NC) 28405
199078 College of Wilmington Wilmington (NC) 28403
198154 Cape Fear Community College Wilmington (NC) 28401-3910
198084 Brunswick Community College Bolivia (NC) 28422-9021

Stations (5)

Amtrak & bus stations near Wrightsville Beach, NC

Code Name Address Type
WMN Wilmington, NC 505 Cando St BUS
JNC Jacksonville, NC 850 New Bridge Street BUS
HVL Havelock, NC 201 Tourist Center Drive BUS
MHD Morehead City, NC 1001 Arendell Street BUS
KNC Kinston, NC 101 East New Bern Road BUS

Post offices near Wrightsville Beach

Post Office Name City ZIP
Wrightsville Beach Post Office Wrightsville Beach (NC) 28480
Azalea Post Office Wilmington (NC) 28403
Dogwood Post Office Wilmington (NC) 28405
Magnolia Post Office Wilmington (NC) 28411
Myrtle Grov Post Office Wilmington (NC) 28412

Other cities in New Hanover County

Cities, Towns, Neighborhoods & Other Populated Places in New Hanover County , NC. (more)

City Name Population Title
Wilmington 124,794 City in and county seat of New Castle County, Delaware, United States
Masonboro 14,826 Township in New Hanover County, North Carolina
Murraysville 14,215 Township in New Hanover County, North Carolina
Myrtle Grove 8,875 Township in New Hanover County, North Carolina
Kings Grant 8,278 Township in New Hanover County, North Carolina
Ogden 6,766 Place in New Hanover County, North Carolina, United States of America
Carolina Beach 6,369 Town of the United States
Silver Lake 5,598 City in Shawnee County, Kansas, United States
Wrightsboro 4,896 Township in New Hanover County, North Carolina
Seagate 4,590 Census-designated place in the U.
Northchase 3,747 Township in New Hanover County, North Carolina
Bayshore 3,393 Township in New Hanover County, North Carolina
Skippers Corner 2,785 Township in New Hanover County, North Carolina
Kure Beach 2,077 City in New Hanover County, North Carolina, United States of America
Sea Breeze 1,969 Census designated place
Castle Hayne 1,202 Township in New Hanover County, North Carolina

Distance to Other Cities

Wrightsville Beach distances to largest North Carolina cities