Jacksonville NC 28546

Welcome to Jacksonville NC 28546

Home to the Camp Lejeune military base near the banks of the New River, Jacksonville is arguably one of the most popular up-and-coming cities on the North Carolina coast. Here, you'll enjoy easy access to the ocean, as well as prime recreational opportunities and affordable homes. The northern region of Jacksonville has its own unique selection of things to do, as well as the kind of suburban peace you won't find in the heart of the city.

Whether you're ready to buy a home or still considering potential communities, you should put Northern Jacksonville at the top of your list. Let's explore!

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Getting Around

Wilmington International Airport: 1 hour
Camp Lejeune: 12 mins
Emerald Isle: 37 mins
Major Roads: US-17, US-258, Highway 24


Population: 72,436
Zip Codes28540, 28541, 28546
County: Onslow
Median Home Value: $178,000

Top Local Highlights

Jacksonville Jamboree

Every spring, thousands of attendees and vendors descend upon Jacksonville Commons Complex for the Jacksonville Jamboree. This popular event features some of the yummiest food and best activities around. Be sure to polish up your skills for the softball tournament, get tickets for the laser light show, and dress your four-legged friend up for the pet parade!

Lynwood Park Zoo

Located in Northern Jacksonville, the Lynwood Park Zoo is a 10-acre wildlife rescue and rehabilitation facility with more than 50 habitats to explore. This one-of-a-kind attraction offers tours all year-round, as well as volunteer opportunities for animal lovers. Don't miss out on a visit with their ambassador animals at special events, too!

Onslow Pines Park

Playgrounds, trails, sports courts...is there anything Onslow Pines Park doesn't have? Jacksonville locals love spending time at this staple green space, where it's not uncommon to find a game going on at the baseball diamond or a community picnic under the pavilions. Onslow Pines Park even offers lighted tennis courts, a tot lot, and a recreation space for seniors.

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What You'll Love About North Jacksonville

Employment opportunities

North Jacksonville's ideal proximity to Camp Lejeune makes it a popular spot for military households. The Department of Defense is one of Jacksonville's largest employers, and it employs well over 1,000 residents. Onslow County Schools, Onslow Memorial Hospital, and Coastal Carolina Community College have also created countless local jobs. 

A+ local schools

Younger residents of North Jacksonville are served by Onslow County Schools, which operates 16 elementary, six middle, and seven high schools, as well as a number of alternative and magnet schools. Jacksonville features a selection of religious and non-religious private schools, in addition to the ZECA School of Arts and Technology, a public charter school.

Unique attractions

There's never a shortage of things to do and places to see in North Jacksonville! Travel into downtown to experience the area's best shopping and dining, or learn more about our area's history at Lejeune Memorial Gardens. Children love spending time at the Zing Zumm Museum, while events like Oktoberfest, Winterfest, and National Night Out bring residents together. Be sure to check out Jacksonville's vast selection of parks, as well as year-round activities along the New River. And don't forget—the beach is just a quick drive away, too!

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Have you fallen in love with everything that North Jacksonville has to offer? If so, we'd love to give you a tour of the area and help you find your dream home! Just contact our team to get started today, or check out our resources below.

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