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Welcome to Topsail ...

Topsail is located in Pender County<1>.

Topsail is 30 feet [9 m] above sea level.<2>.

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

The telephone area code for Topsail: (910)

Communities Also Named Topsail ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 2 communities that are also named Topsail - they are located in Newfoundland and Labrador and Pennsylvania.

For more information, see our Tidbits & Trivia Page for Topsail.

Communities near Topsail ...

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

  • Wilmington [New Hanover County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Wilmington
    • Wilmington [New Hanover County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<3> to the southwest of Topsail
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 124,794 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Wilmington
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Wilmington<4>
  • Burgaw [Pender County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Burgaw
    • Burgaw [Pender County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<3> to the northwest of Topsail
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 4,127 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Burgaw have been provided by the GNIS.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Burgaw
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Burgaw<4>
  • Holly Ridge [Onslow County]
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    • Holly Ridge [Onslow County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<3> to the northeast of Topsail
    • 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.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Holly Ridge
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Holly Ridge<4>
  • Surf City [Onslow County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Surf City
    • Surf City [Onslow County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<3> to the east of Topsail
    • 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.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Surf City
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Surf City<4>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Wrightsville Beach [New Hanover County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Wrightsville Beach
      • Wrightsville Beach [New Hanover County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<3> to the southwest of Topsail
      • 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.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Wrightsville Beach
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Wrightsville Beach<4>
    • North Topsail Beach [Onslow County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for North Topsail Beach
      • North Topsail Beach [Onslow County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<3> to the northeast of Topsail
      • 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.<5> 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<4>
    • Topsail Beach [Pender County]
    • Saint Helena [Pender County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Saint Helena
      • Saint Helena [Pender County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<3> to the northwest of Topsail
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 428 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Saint Helena have been provided by the GNIS.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Saint Helena
    • Bayshore [New Hanover County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Bayshore
      • Bayshore [New Hanover County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<3> to the southwest of Topsail
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Bayshore have been provided by the GNIS.<5> 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 8 miles [12.9 km]<3> to the southwest of Topsail
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Kirkland have been provided by the GNIS.<5> 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. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Topsail.

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Topsail ...

Looking for more information about Topsail? 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 Topsail, there are neighboring communities that do have Tourism pages. A map of those communities can be found with our TripAdvisor Page for Topsail.

Other Roadside Stops ...

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About Pender County

About North Carolina

Off-the-Road Links ...

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

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>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Topsail - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<3>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' distance. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Topsail) 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. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from TopsailOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Topsail. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 34.3863, Longitude: -77.6885    
<4>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.
<5>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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