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Moving to Wilmington

Wilmington, also known as The Port City, sits between the Cape Fear River and the Atlantic Ocean. Here, its residents balance a casual lifestyle and great business opportunities.

With the nearby beaches of Wrightsville, Carolina and Kure only minutes away, every day is a vacation. Wilmington is also a popular destination because of its historic district, mild climate, and annual events such as the Azalea Festival and Wilmington Riverfest.

A Great Place to Live!

Wilmington has consistently been ranked among the best places to live or visit in the U.S.

  • 2011, Outside Magazine named Wilmington "One of the Best Towns" and declared the area to be "The Next Big Thing"
  • Bloomberg Business Week ranked Wilmington "The #7 Most Fun Affordable City."
  • Forbes rated the area one of the 15 best in the country for business and careers
  • 100 Best Arts Towns
  • Best Places to Launch a Business
  • Top 10 Recreation Cities

Source: Wilmington Chamber of Commerce