Jacksonville, NC is proud to be the home of the Camp Lejeune Marine Corps Base. This city lies south of the Outer Banks of NC, and it is just minutes from Sneads Ferry and Topsail Island, via 17S or the back gate and NC Highway 172. Its population of over 70,000 residents is predominantly comprised of military and families, but the area attracts lots of civilians as well.
If you are a parent concerned about providing a quality education for your children, then Jacksonville is a good place to be. Depending on where you live, there are at least 26 public schools and 8 private schools to choose from in the Jacksonville area. Additionally, there is a local community college, Coastal Carolina, (CCCC), for those adults who wish to continue their education. Larger universities are within driving distance in Wilmington and Greenville.
It's not hard to find something to do in this city pretty much all the time—day or night. During the day, you can explore the city and its local shops and amusements or perhaps enjoy one of its city parks, the library, or the Lynnwood Park Zoo. For the kids, check out the Zing Zumm Children's Museum.
There is a local raceway, and of course plenty of nearby beaches to choose from. Go for a bike ride, take your buddies fishing or camping, play a round or two of golf, ride horses, or cruise the waterways on a boating excursion. If you're into history, be sure to visit the Beirut or Onslow Vietnam Veterans memorials.
For the shoppers in the family, there are tons of your favorite stores scattered throughout the city and at the Jacksonville Mall. For dinner, you'll always find a plethora of familiar restaurant chains or other locally owned delicious choices. There's always plenty to enjoy in Jacksonville and the surrounding areas.
Jacksonville offers a multitude of real estate options for you. With demand comes supply, and since the base is growing exponentially, there are many properties from which you can choose. Whether it's existing homes, new sub divisions, or land you seek, you are bound to find a place to rest your head in Jacksonville, NC.
If you don't find what you're looking for here, check out nearby towns like Sneads Ferry or N. Topsail Beach; they have lots of amenities and reasonably priced land and homes for sale. For the military, don't worry about your commute because there are gates just minutes from these areas!
Check out what Jacksonville has to offer, and call one of our friendly Treasure Realty team today. We'll be happy to answer any questions you may have and help you locate the perfect home for you and your family.
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