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Quick Info

Latitude: 33.92608 to 34.28172
Longitude: -77.82474 to -78.07102

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Area code(s): 910
Zip Code(s): 28401, 28402, 28403, 28404, 28405, 28406, 28407, 28408, 28409, 28410, 28411, 28412
Population: 75,838


Articles

Lodging

Budget

  Whitey's El-Berta Motor Inn, 4505 Market St, Wilmington, NC 28405, tel: (910) 799-1214  . Amenities include a pool and a restaurant in hotel. $32-$75

Mid-Range

  Holiday Inn Express Hotel & Suites 160 Van Campen Blvd., tel: (910) 392-3227, fax: (910) 395-9907, Amenities include swimming pool, wheelchair accessible, and broadband access. $77+
  Jameson Inn 5102 Dunlea Ct., tel: (910) 452-5660, fax:   More...

Getting In

By car

Note: Common abbreviations are used for all highway routes, as well as for local streets, roads, freeways, etc., e.g., I-95 S for Interstate Highway 95 South, US 421 N for United States Highway 421 North, NC 24 W for North Carolina State Highway 24 West, Rd. for road, St. for street, etc., etc., etc. Also, all cities and towns referenced can be assumed to be located within the state of North Carolina unless otherwise noted.

If you are traveling to Wilmington from the south   More...

Getting Around

By bus

There is a bus system, Wave Transit, which runs buses, shuttles, and a downtown motorized trolley, but service is limited. The base fare (as of January 2, 2006) for a one-way trip on any of the Wave Transit options is $1.00. There are a few other paid transportation methods in downtown Wilmington: you can ride on an authentic 3-tiered riverboat, the Henrietta III, or take a water taxi across the Cape Fear River to visit the WWII warship, Battleship North Carolina, but these are of   More...

Wilmington

Wilmington is a city in North Carolina. Located in the Southeastern part of the state, it is home to the University of North Carolina at Wilmington . Situated between the Cape Fear River and the Atlantic Ocean, Wilmington is located at 3413'24" North, 7754'44" West.

As of the census of 2000, there are 75,838 people, 34,359 households, and 17,351 families residing in the city; according to census bureau estimates, the 2004 population is 93,292. The population density is   More...

Activities

Hit the beach! There are several beaches to choose from: Wrightsville Beach (my personal favorite), Carolina Beach, and Kure Beach. Wrightsville and Carolina Beach are crowded in the summer, but there are always good views and good times. Carolina Beach has a board walk with an arcade, several restaurants, an ice cream shop, and a pier. Wrightsville Beach has two piers, one owned by a restaurant, the Oceanic, and the other is a public pier. The original wooden public pier was destroyed by a hurricane in   More...

Dining

Something Wilmington is not short on is restaurants. No matter what kind of dining you are craving, it can be found. A couple recommendations:

  Elijah's, 2 Ann St., tel: (910) 343-1448 - Su-Th 11:30AM-10PM, F-Sa 11:30AM-11PM, main dining room closed daily from 3PM-5PM, oyster bar open all day, reservations are recommended. Casual American Grill and oyster bar, downtown on the river. Sunset hues are said to be spectacular.
  Port City Chop House, 1981 Eastwood   More...


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