Ranked as one of the safest cities in North Carolina and named by Business Week Magazine as the best city in North Carolina to raise kids, Jacksonville NC is the commercial center of Onslow County and is also home to Marine Corps Base (MCB) Camp Lejeune, Marine Corps Air Station (MCAS) New River, Camp Johnson, Camp Geiger, and MARSOC HQ.
Below are home listings in Jacksonville and nearby cities:
City of Jacksonville, NC – Homes here are located within the City of Jacksonville and are approximately 2 to 8 miles to Camp Lejeune’s front gate and less than 10 miles to MCAS New River’s front gate.
Piney Green – Jacksonville, NC – If you want to live close to all major shopping including the Jacksonville Mall, restaurants, Onslow Memorial Hospital, Coastal Carolina Community College and have quick access to Camp Lejeune via a side gate, but don’t want to pay city property taxes, this is the area for you. Homes here are located near or off of Piney Green Rd and are approximately 2 to 6 miles to Camp Lejeune’s front gate and less than 10 miles to MCAS New River’s front gate.
Southwest – Jacksonville, NC – If you want to live near MCAS New River, this is the area for you. The homes are approximately 3 to 6 miles to MCAS New River’s front gate and 10 to 15 miles to Camp Lejeune’s front gate. These homes are located just outside the Jacksonville city limit and have no city property taxes.
Northwest – Jacksonville, NC – Homes here are located near MCAS New River and off of Hwy 24 heading towards Richlands. The homes are approximately 3 to 8 miles to MCAS New River’s front gate and 9 to 12 miles to Camp Lejeune’s front gate. These homes are located just outside the Jacksonville city limit and have no city property taxes.
Northern – Jacksonville, NC – This part of Jacksonville is close to Western Blvd extension where many new and future shopping centers are located. Most homes here are loccated off of Gum Branch Rd heading towards Richlands. The homes are approximately 15 to 20 miles to both Camp Lejeune’s front gate and MCAS New River’s front gate. These homes are located just outside the Jacksonville city limit and have no city property taxes.
Richlands, NC – Richlands is a farming community with a small-town charm. If you want to live away from Camp Lejeune and MCAS New River but still be able to commute to the bases approximately 30 minutes or less, Richlands is for you.
Hubert, NC – Hubert is a very small town located between Camp Lejeune and historical Swansboro. One of the main attractions for Hubert is its proximity to Camp Lejeune’s back gate on Hwy 172. This can cut commuting time to Camp Lejuene and Court House Bay tremendously. Homes here are less than 4 miles to Camp Lejeune’s back gate, 15 miles to Court House Bay, 23 miles to Stone Bay, and 30 miles to Cherry Point. These homes have no city property taxes.
Swansboro, NC – Swansboro, better known as the “Friendly City by the Sea”, is a charming, seaside community. It is adjacent to the Intracoastal Waterway (ICW) and White Oak River. Swansboro historic, waterfront downtown offers dining, antique shops, arts and crafts stores. Swansboro is located between Camp Lejeune and MCAS Cherry Point. Homes here are approximately 10 miles to Camp Lejeune’s back gate, and 27 miles to MCAS Cherry Point.
Sneads Ferry, NC – Sneads Ferry, known for its annual Shrimp Festival, is an quaint seafood village and located along the New River just south of Camp Lejeune and on the mainland side of the intracoastal waterway near North Topsail Beach. If you enjoy living near the water where natural beauty meets small town charm, this is the place for you. Sneads Ferry is one of the towns adjacent to Camp Lejeune which residents enjoy a quick commute to Camp Lejeune and Stone Bay using the Sneads Ferry back gate on Hwy 172.
Holly Ridge, NC – Holly Ridge is a small town on Hwy 17 going toward Wilmington. It was home of Camp Davis which once tested missiles, but now it only has airstrip for practice. This town was also once considered as a possible site for the U.S Space Program but the missile project that evolved into the space program moved to Florida.
Maysville, NC – Maysville is a small town that is located between Jacksonville and New Bern.
Topsail Beach North, NC – Topsail Beach North is located on Stump Sound in Onslow County. The northern most tip of North Topsail Beach, where New River meets the ocean, is a popular spot for fishing. The town also has one fishing pier and three beach accesses.
Carteret County – Carteret County, next door to Onslow County, represents 1,341 square mile including land and water of North Carolina’s Crystal Coast. The salty breeze, quaint towns, and beautiful beaches attracts visitors from all over the world. The major attractions are the NC Aquarium, Fort Macon State Park (a Civil War fort), The NC Maritime Museum in Beaufort (for those interested in historical shipwrecks along the NC coast), and Cape Lookout Lighthouse.
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