Is Topsail and Surf City the same?

Is Topsail and Surf City the same?

Maybe you’ve heard of Topsail Island, which is a 26-mile-long barrier island off the coast located close to Wilmington, NC. Whereas Topsail Island is 26-miles-long, Surf City is a small, walkable section of the island. And, it is where all the action happens.

Is Surf City NC safe?

Surf City is in the 16th percentile for safety, meaning 84% of cities are safer and 16% of cities are more dangerous. This analysis applies to Surf City’s proper boundaries only. See the table on nearby places below for nearby cities. The rate of crime in Surf City is 49.77 per 1,000 residents during a standard year.

Is Surf City NC A good place to live?

Surf City is in Pender County and is one of the best places to live in North Carolina. Living in Surf City offers residents a sparse suburban feel and most residents own their homes. The public schools in Surf City are highly rated.

Is Surf City beach open to the public?

The Town of Surf City will re-open Soundside Park with limited access. The playground, pavilions,and restrooms will remain closed. The boat ramp and open space will be available for use.

Is Holly Ridge the same as Surf City?

Holly Ridge is located on the mainland side of Surf City, NC and is centered between the towns of Sneads Ferry and Hampstead. Many call Holly Ridge the “Gateway to Topsail Island Beaches” as you must cross through the town before reaching one of the two bridges onto the island.

Is Topsail Island really an island?

Topsail Island (/ˈtɑːpsɪl/, TOP-sill) is a 26-mile (41.8 km) long barrier island off the coast of North Carolina, roughly equidistant between the barrier islands of the Crystal Coast and the beaches of the Cape Fear region, lying south of Jacksonville, North Carolina and Camp Lejeune.

Is Surf City NC crowded?

If you continue straight ahead you’ll run right into a beach access which is crowded on hot summer days and south of that is the Surf City Pier where I’ve caught many fish. There are several rentals on this end of the island consisting of bungalows and larger beach houses for families and even multiple families.

Does Surf City NC have a boardwalk?

The park is meticulously maintained by the city. There is a nice children’s play area, a gazebo for outdoor concerts, boat ramps, and a boardwalk for just strolling around and enjoying some amazing views…. The Surf City people have a winner in Sound Side Park……

Are there alligators in Surf City NC?

It is very rare, but alligators do venture out of the marshy areas of Topsail Island and onto the beach and into the surf.

Can you drink on Surf City beach?

May we drink alcohol on the beach? Yes, but no glass containers allowed on the beach. Note: You may not drink within 500 feet of Roland Ave. beach access on beach.

Is Surf City beach crowded?

Can you have tents on Surf City beach?

Canopy tents are conditionally permitted on the beach at the discretion of the Beach Patrol and Code Enforcement. Tents may not be larger than 8 feet x 8 feet and they must be anchored. They may not be placed on the beach with the intention of securing space prior to beach use.