Swansboro and Hubert

Welcome to Swansboro and Hubert

Known as the "Friendly City by the Sea," Swansboro is a quaint, historic town with something to offer just about everyone. Though it might be a popular vacation destination, this waterfront village attracts thousands of full-time residents for its year-round recreation, eclectic shopping and dining, and surprisingly affordable home prices. The nearby town of Hubert offers a more rural lifestyle, all without sacrificing proximity to the Intracoastal Waterway.

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Getting Around

Wilmington International Airport: 1.5 hours
Jacksonville: 30 mins
Emerald Isle: 20 mins
Major Roads: Highway 24, Highway 58


Swansboro Population: 3,344
Hubert Population: 15,469
Zip Codes28584, 28539
County: Onslow

Top Local Highlights

Swan Fest

Every summer, the Seaside Arts Council hosts Swan Fest, Swansboro's premier outdoor concert series. Join other residents and friends for free performances every Sunday from May through September at the Pavilion in Olde Town Square—artists rotate weekly!

Hammocks Beach State Park

Located on Swansboro's Bear Island, Hammocks Beach State Park is one of the crown jewels of the North Carolina coast. Here, you'll discover more than 1,000 acres of protected coastline—visitors can even rent their own kayaks and canoes for an unforgettable outdoor retreat.

Saltwater Grill

Saltwater Grill is one of Swansboro's most popular restaurants, and one visit is all it takes to see why. Savor uninterrupted views of the Intracoastal Waterway as you dig into the freshest seafood in town. Diners can even dock their boat at the on-site marina.

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What You'll Love About Swansboro

Parks and recreation

Unsurprisingly, visitors and residents alike have fallen in love with Swansboro's unbeatable location near the Crystal Coast and Intracoastal Waterway. Here, you'll uncover some of the most scenic beaches along Bogue Inlet, as well as fishing, boating, and other recreational opportunities up and down the White Oak River. If you're more of a landlubber, spend time exploring Swansboro's local golf courses or enjoy all the activities that await at Bicentennial Park

Top-rated education

Younger residents of Swansboro and Hubert attend Onslow County Schools, which operates two elementary schools, a middle school, and a high school in Swansboro. Onslow County School boasts a low 16:1 student-teacher ratio, in addition to an 89% graduation rate. The University of Mount Olive, UNC Wilmington, and East Carolina University are just a few popular colleges for Swansboro graduates.

Endless attractions

Whether you settle down in the small town of Hubert or the historic community of Swansboro, there's always something new to do and see! Historic Downtown Swansboro's collection of shops and restaurants have exactly what you need—Yana's and The Boro are just a few favorites! Locals also enjoy the holiday light displays during winter, artisan craft fairs, and learning about local history at the Swansboro Area Heritage Center Museum.

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Have you fallen in love with everything that Swansboro 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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