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Welcome to Topsail Beach ...

The coastal town of Topsail Beach is located in Pender County<1>.

A typical abbreviation for Topsail Beach: Topsail Bch.

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, Topsail Beach has a population of 427 people<2> (see below for details).

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

Topsail Beach is near sea level<3>.

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

Topsail Beach is located in the (910) area code.

The ZIP code for Topsail Beach: 28445<4>

Websites for Topsail Beach ...

Official Website: www.topsailbeach.org/

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Topsail Beach had an population of 427 people. This is an increase of 16.03% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 9.34% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, Topsail Beach had a population of 368 people. This makes Topsail Beach the county's 3rd most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 368 people, the population of Topsail Beach decreased 21.87% from the 2000 Census (with a count of 471 people).

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

Communities near Topsail Beach ...

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

  • Wilmington [New Hanover County]
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    • Wilmington [New Hanover County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<5> to the southwest of Topsail Beach
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 124,794 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Wilmington
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Wilmington<6>
  • Holly Ridge [Onslow County]
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    • Holly Ridge [Onslow County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<5> to the northeast of Topsail Beach
    • 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.<7> 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 [Onslow County]
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    • Surf City [Onslow County] lies 5 miles [8 km]<5> to the northeast of Topsail Beach
    • 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.<7> 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>
  • Wrightsville Beach [New Hanover County]
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    • Wrightsville Beach [New Hanover County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<5> to the southwest of Topsail Beach
    • 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.<7> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Wrightsville Beach
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Wrightsville Beach<6>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • North Topsail Beach [Onslow County]
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      • North Topsail Beach [Onslow County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<5> to the northeast of Topsail Beach
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 743 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for North Topsail Beach have been provided by the GNIS.<7> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on North Topsail Beach
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for North Topsail Beach<6>
    • Saint Helena [Pender County]
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      • Saint Helena [Pender County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<5> to the northwest of Topsail Beach
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 428 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Saint Helena have been provided by the GNIS.<7> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Saint Helena
    • Hampstead [Pender County]
    • Brown Town [Pender County]
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      • Brown Town [Pender County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<5> to the west of Topsail Beach
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Brown Town have been provided by the GNIS.<7> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Brown Town
    • Bayshore [New Hanover County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Bayshore
      • Bayshore [New Hanover County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<5> to the southwest of Topsail Beach
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Bayshore have been provided by the GNIS.<7> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Bayshore
    • Kirkland [New Hanover County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Kirkland
      • Kirkland [New Hanover County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<5> to the southwest of Topsail Beach
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Kirkland have been provided by the GNIS.<7> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Kirkland

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

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Topsail Beach ...

Looking for more information about 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 Topsail Beach, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information about those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Page for Topsail Beach.

Other Roadside Stops ...

The Communities of North Carolina

About Pender County

About North Carolina

Off-the-Road Links ...

The official website for Topsail Beach: www.topsailbeach.org/

The official website for Pender County: www.pender-county.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 Pender, have changed over time, we recommend the Atlas of Historical County Boundaries.
<2>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Topsail Beach.
<3>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Topsail Beach - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<4>ZIP Codes have been created by the United States Postal Service (USPS) as a way of grouping addresses to make delivery more efficient. The boundaries of the ZIP Code can be changed, re-assigned, eliminated or overlapped with other ZIP Codes. So keep in mind that any given ZIP Code is only 'loosely' associated with a town (such as Topsail Beach). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Topsail Beach or elsewhere, it's always best to check the website of the United States Postal Service (USPS).
<5>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a '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- 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 Topsail Beach. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Topsail BeachOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Topsail Beach. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 34.3664, Longitude: -77.6289    
<6>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.
<7>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.






















 

 

 

 

 


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