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Living in Hampstead, NC

Hampstead, North Carolina is one of the fastest growing areas in Southeastern North Carolina. Situated between Wilmington and Jacksonville, Hampstead offers the perfect location along with immediate access to endless coastal amenities. With 38 miles of coastline along the Intracoastal waterway (ICW) and quick access to Topsail Island and the Atlantic ocean, Hampstead is a true southern gem. Here’s a few facts about Hampstead, NC.

  • Located in Pender County, North Carolina
  • Hampstead’s Population 5,482 (July, 2019)
  • Zip 28443 Population – 22,483 (July, 2019)
  • 243 sunny days per year (US avg. is 205)
  • 15 miles (30 min) to Wilmington via US-17
  • 96 miles (1.75 hours) to Myrtle Beach, SC via US-17
  • 125 miles (2 hours) to Raleigh, NC via I-40