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Welcome to Masonboro ...

Masonboro is located in New Hanover County<1>.

The location of Masonboro has been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (ie- the GNIS).<2>

Masonboro is near sea level<3>.

Time Zone: Masonboro lies in the Eastern Time Zone (EST/EDT) and observes daylight saving time

The telephone area code for Masonboro: (910)

Communities near Masonboro ...

We have created a list of 10 communities that are near Masonboro.

  • Wilmington [New Hanover County]
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    • Wilmington [New Hanover County] lies 3 miles [4.8 km]<4> to the northwest of Masonboro
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 124,794 people
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Wilmington<5>
  • Leland [Brunswick County]
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    • Leland [Brunswick County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<4> to the west of Masonboro
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 25,647 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Leland have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Leland
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Leland<5>
  • Boiling Spring Lakes [Brunswick County]
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    • Boiling Spring Lakes [Brunswick County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<4> to the southwest of Masonboro
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 6,430 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Boiling Spring Lakes have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Boiling Spring Lakes
  • Carolina Beach [New Hanover County]
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    • Carolina Beach [New Hanover County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<4> to the south of Masonboro
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 6,369 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Carolina Beach have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Carolina Beach<5>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Navassa [Brunswick County]
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      • Navassa [Brunswick County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<4> to the northwest of Masonboro
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 2,534 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Navassa have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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    • Wrightsville Beach [New Hanover County]
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      • Wrightsville Beach [New Hanover County] lies 3 miles [4.8 km]<4> to the northeast of Masonboro
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 2,516 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Wrightsville Beach have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Wrightsville Beach<5>
    • Belville [Brunswick County]
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      • Belville [Brunswick County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<4> to the northwest of Masonboro
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 2,135 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Belville have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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    • Kure Beach [New Hanover County]
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      • Kure Beach [New Hanover County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<4> to the south of Masonboro
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 2,077 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Kure Beach have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Kure Beach
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Kure Beach<5>
    • Topsail Beach [Pender County]
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      • Topsail Beach [Pender County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<4> to the northeast of Masonboro
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 438 people
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Topsail Beach<5>
    • Sandy Creek [Brunswick County]
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      • Sandy Creek [Brunswick County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<4> to the west of Masonboro
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 319 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Sandy Creek have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Sandy Creek

To Help With Your Genealogy Research ...

We have a couple of sections for those tracing their genealogy.

We created a list of cemeteries that are in the area around Masonboro. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Masonboro.

Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Masonboro. Our list includes information such as whether the 1895 community had a post office or railroad service. See our List of 1890's Communities around Masonboro.

We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Masonboro. See our Newspapers Page for Masonboro.

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Masonboro ...

Looking for more information about Masonboro? A wonderful source is the TripAdvisor website. We always start with the TripAdvisor Tourism page, where you can read an overview with links that will help you find lodging, restaurants and attractions.

While we are unaware of a Tourism page that is specific to Masonboro, there are neighboring communities that do have Tourism pages. A map of those communities can be found with our TripAdvisor Page for Masonboro.

Other Roadside Stops ...

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About New Hanover County

About North Carolina

Off-the-Road Links ...

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Masonboro. If you can help, please contact us through our Feedback Page.

The official website for New Hanover County: www.nhcgov.com/

The official website for State of North Carolina: https://www.nc.gov/

Footnotes ...

<1>If you're interested in how the shape of North Carolina's counties, including New Hanover, have changed over time, we recommend the Atlas of Historical County Boundaries.
<2>The location has been supplied by the Geographic Names Information System - which is maintained by the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS). While these values should be definitive, we have found that accuracy can vary and you should double-check the location if accuracy is required.
<3>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Masonboro - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<4>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' (or point-to-point) distance. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Masonboro) to Point B.If you need the driving distance, we recommend that you use one of the Mapping Services listed on our Map Page for Masonboro. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from MasonboroOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Masonboro. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 34.1793, Longitude: -77.8475       In this case, the coordinates for Masonboro have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).
<5>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.






















 

 

 

 

 


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