New Hanover County Links

New Hanover County Links

New Hanover County Useful Links

City of Wilmington

Wilmington Chamber of Commerce

Wilmington (and Beaches) Tourism

Town of Carolina Beach

Town of Kure Beach

Pleasure Island Chamber of Commerce

Town of Wrightsville Beach

New Hanover County Government


K-12 Schools

2013-2014 K-12 Report Cards: Test results, school size, average class size, etc.

New Hanover County Schools: District maps, special education services, bus routes, student dress code, etc.


Higher Education

Cape Fear Community College

University of North Carolina - Wilmington


Religious Centers

Star News Church Database: Search by denomination, faith, and county.



Star News Crime Map


Public Transportation

WAVE Transit


Print Media

Cape Fear Living Magazine


Focus on the Coast

Livin’ Out Loud

Paw Prints Magazine

Salt Magazine

Star News


Wilmington Business Journal

Wilmington Magazine

Wilmington Parent

Wrightsville Beach Magazine


Online News

Port City Daily


News Stations


Fox Wilmington





Fandango (Carmike Cinema 16 and Regal Cinemas at Mayfaire)


Popular Destinations

Airlie Gardens

Battleship USS North Carolina

Cape Fear Museum

Cape Fear Serpentarium

Children’s Museum of Wilmington

EUE/Screen Gems Film Studio

Fort Fisher Civil War Museum

Fort Fisher State Recreation Area

Greenfield Lake Amphitheater

New Hanover County Arboretum

New Hanover Parks and Gardens

North Carolina Aquarium at Fort Fisher


Major Events

Beach2Battleship Triathlon

Cape Fear Kite Festival

Carolina Beach Annual Music Festival

Cucalorus Film Festival

Fort Fisher Summer Concert Series

Latino Festival

North Carolina Azalea Festival

Pleasure Island Seafood, Blues, & Jazz Festival

St. Nicholas Greek Festival

St. Stan’s Polish Festival

The Annual Pleasure Island King Mackerel Fishing Tournament

Wilmington Riverfest

Wrightsville Beach Farmers’ Market

Wrightsville Beach Marathon 5K


Other Events

What’s on Wilmington: Festivals, sports, lectures, performing arts, museums, galleries, kids, etc.

Wilmington Tourism Development: Broken down by arts/theater/dance, family, festivals, music/concerts, outdoors/tours/cruises, and history.

Wilmington Downtown Inc.: Events specifically in downtown Wilmington.