Wilmington & Southeastern NC
Working at New Hanover Regional Medical Center offers the added benefit of living on the beautiful coast of Southeastern North Carolina. Ranked 7th out of 25 Most Fun, Affordable U.S. Cities by Bloomberg Business Week, Wilmington has no shortage of activities to entertain tourists and locals alike. This historic port city is the ideal combination of small southern coastal town charm and big city amenities.
Founded in 1739 on the banks of the Cape Fear River, downtown Wilmington is home to a number of historical landmarks including Bellamy Mansion and the U.S.S. Battleship North Carolina. Strolling downtown during the day, you'll find a variety of shops, galleries, museums, theaters and restaurants. At night, the picturesque downtown comes alive with some of the area's best night life.
For those interested in the great outdoors, Wilmington and the Cape Fear region have plenty to offer. Beachgoers can choose from miles of easily accessible nearby beaches, while the Cape Fear River and the Intracoastal Waterway are the perfect backdrop for water sports. For those interested in what's in the water, a trip to the Fort Fisher Aquarium offers a view into the region's diverse marine life. And nature enthusiasts will enjoy local parks featuring an assortment of trails, lakes, marshes, and unique coastal plants.
More than 200,000 people have discovered the unique charms of Wilmington and the Southeastern coastal North Carolina region. The mild climate, rich history and miles of coastline have made it one of the fastest growing areas in the Southeast.
Located in the heart of Pender County, Burgaw, home to Pender Memorial Hospital, is known for its friendly locals and picturesque surroundings. A charming small town with a population of about 4000, Burgaw is just 25 minutes west of the cultural and business hub of Wilmington, and enjoys easy access to Wilmington's ILM International Airport, the University of North Carolina at Wilmington, Interstate 40, and an abundance of shopping and entertainment options. Area beaches are about 25 minutes away.
To learn more, follow the links below:
Area Informational Organizations
Cape Fear Convention and Visitor's Bureau
Includes visitor information such as accommodations, things to see and do, maps and climate information, etc.
Greater Wilmington Chamber of Commerce
Includes business and relocation information.
InsiderInfo Guide to Wilmington
and the Cape Fear Coast
Includes information on hotels, restaurants, attractions, annual events, shopping and real estate.
Wilmington’s premiere guide for searching homes for sale in the region.
The rental resource for Wilmington, N.C.
City and Local Counties Information
City of Wilmington
The city government's web site, it contains information about city services.
New Hanover County
New Hanover County's government web site. It includes information about county services, emergency preparedness and commissioners.
Visitor information, including restaurants, accommodations, and general services.
Official site features county administration, governing boards, commissions and departments.
Educational Institutions Information
University of North Carolina at Wilmington
Student information, news, on-line courses, and sports information. Includes page for School of Nursing.
Cape Fear Community College
Course and campus information including details about the nursing degree program.
New Hanover County Schools
School listing, maps, news, calendars, and board information for New Hanover County public schools.
The Star News
Daily newspaper that features articles on local and world news, sports, entertainment, health issues, and classifieds.
Greater Wilmington Business Journal
Provides business professionals with the latest news pertaining to business, real estate and the economy.
Encore has its pulse on the latest art, film, music and theater happenings and trends in the Cape Fear region.
Wrightsville Beach Magazine
Keeping people informed of what's going on in and around Wrightsville Beach, while providing glimpses of Wrightsville's rich history.
Publication focused on providing parents in New Hanover, Brunswick and Pender Counties with the latest on child education, development and area activities.
North Brunswick Magazine
Each issue includes a glimpse into area history, business owners, residents & events happening in and around the North Brunswick County.