Visit the Beaches of Wilmington

In New Hanover County

Where We At?

New Hanover is located in the Coastal Plain area in North Carolina. To the east of us is the Atlantic Ocean, to the north is Pender County, and to the west is Brunswick County. New Hanover was founded in 1729 by the House of Hanover, the were the rulers of Great Britian at the time.

Our Government

New Hanover is ran by a board of 5 commisioners. They maintain responsibility for administering all departments in the county . The county seat is based in Wilmington. The county manager is Chris Coudriet, he is pictured to the right. The New Hanover County Courthouse is pictured below.
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Where you can have some fun!

New Hanover is known for its beatiful beaches in Wilmington. If your into marine life the North Carolina Aquarium at Fort Fisher is perfect for you. Want learn more about your US military visit the USS North Carolina Battleship. And if your a die hard sports fan watch your Wilmington Sharks play some baseball.