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Welcome to North Topsail Beach ...

The coastal city of North Topsail Beach is located in Onslow County<1>.

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

A typical abbreviation for North Topsail Beach: N. Topsail Bch.

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, North Topsail Beach has a population of 743 people<3> (see below for details).

We don't have a date for the establishment of North Topsail Beach.

North Topsail Beach is near sea level<4>.

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

The area code for North Topsail Beach: (910)

Websites for North Topsail Beach ...

Official Website: www.north-topsail-beach.org/

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, North Topsail Beach had an population of 743 people (or a decrease of 11.86% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, North Topsail Beach had a population of 743 people. This makes North Topsail Beach the county's 7th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 743 people, the population of North Topsail Beach decreased 11.86% from the 2000 Census (with a count of 843 people).

More information can be found on the Census Page for North Topsail Beach.

Communities near North Topsail Beach ...

We have created a list of 10 communities that are near North Topsail Beach.

  • Jacksonville (16 miles [25.7 km] to the north)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Jacksonville
    • Jacksonville lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<5> to the north of North Topsail Beach and is located in Onslow County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 76,284 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Jacksonville have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Jacksonville
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Jacksonville<6>
  • Holly Ridge (6 miles [9.7 km] to the west)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Holly Ridge
    • Holly Ridge lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<5> to the west of North Topsail Beach and is located in Onslow County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 3,092 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Holly Ridge have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Holly Ridge
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Holly Ridge<6>
  • Surf City (8 miles [12.9 km] to the southwest)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Surf City
    • Surf City lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<5> to the southwest of North Topsail Beach and is located in Onslow County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 2,532 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Surf City have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Surf City
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Surf City<6>
  • Topsail Beach (14 miles [22.5 km] to the southwest)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Topsail Beach
    • Topsail Beach lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<5> to the southwest of North Topsail Beach and is located in Pender County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 438 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Topsail Beach
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Topsail Beach<6>
  • Folkstone (4 miles [6.4 km] to the northwest)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Folkstone
    • Folkstone lies 4 miles [6.4 km]<5> to the northwest of North Topsail Beach and is located in Onslow County
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Folkstone have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Folkstone
  • Ocean City Beach (4 miles [6.4 km] to the southwest)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Ocean City Beach
    • Ocean City Beach lies 4 miles [6.4 km]<5> to the southwest of North Topsail Beach and is located in Onslow County
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Ocean City Beach have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Ocean City Beach
  • Sneads Ferry (4 miles [6.4 km] to the northeast)
  • Peru (5 miles [8 km] to the northeast)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Peru
    • Peru lies 5 miles [8 km]<5> to the northeast of North Topsail Beach and is located in Onslow County
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Peru
  • Watkins Village (15 miles [24.1 km] to the north)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Watkins Village
    • Watkins Village lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<5> to the north of North Topsail Beach and is located in Onslow County
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Watkins Village have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Watkins Village
  • Midway Park (16 miles [25.7 km] to the north)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Midway Park
    • Midway Park lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<5> to the north of North Topsail Beach and is located in Onslow County
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Midway Park have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Midway Park
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Midway Park<6>

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 North Topsail Beach. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for North Topsail Beach.

Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of North Topsail Beach. 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 North Topsail Beach.

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for North Topsail Beach ...

Looking for more information about North Topsail Beach? 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.

In addition to the Tourism page for North Topsail Beach, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information about those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Page for North Topsail Beach.

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About Onslow County

About North Carolina

The official website for North Topsail Beach: www.north-topsail-beach.org/

The official website for Onslow County: www.co.onslow.nc.us/

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 Onslow, 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>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for North Topsail Beach.
<4>The elevation is an estimate for the area around North Topsail Beach - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<5>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' (or point-to-point) distance. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- North Topsail Beach) to Point B.If you need the driving distance (or directions), we recommend that you use one of the Mapping Services listed on our Map Page for North Topsail Beach. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from North Topsail BeachOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in North Topsail Beach. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 34.4943, Longitude: -77.4315       In this case, the coordinates for North Topsail Beach have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).
<6>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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