TOWN and LOCAL INFORMATION
LOCATION: The Town of Calabash is located in Brunswick County on the southeastern coast of North Carolina and is the southern most city in North Carolina bordering South Carolina. It is 25 miles North of Myrtle Beach, SC and 50 miles South of Wilmington, NC. Our closest highway is ‘Highway 17’.
POPULATION: Approximately 1,895 residents and is growing rapidly.
CLIMATE: Moderate and we enjoy all four seasons. We rarely have snowfall in the winter.
Primarily a fishing village with shrimp boats docking daily during the season selling fresh caught shrimp. Charter boats for tours and deep sea fishing are also available.
The Town is famous for its 'Calabash Seafood'. This type of flavoring originated here and is unique. Others have tried to copy it with little success. If you want to taste the real 'Calabash Seafood', you must come to Calabash.
Calabash has all the amenities any Town would need.
Calabash Fire Department- one of the best and well equipped Fire Departments in the area. Has an ISO rating of 4 which is a good rating.
The area is patrolled by the Brunswick County Sheriff's Department. The crime rate is very low in this area.
Public Utilities (Water & Wastewater lines)
75 Courthouse Drive (Building I)
Bolivia, NC 28422
Brunswick Electric Membership Corporation (Power Company)
795 Ocean Hwy NW
Supply, NC 28462
Atlantic Telephone Membership Corporation (Phone, Broadband & Cable TV)
640 Whiteville Rd NW
Shallotte, NC 28470
Click on the link below for our current employment openings.
Town Services Technician
Click on the link below for our current Business Directory for a detailed list.
Town of Calabash Business Directory
Click on the link below for the Fall/Winter 2018 Calabash Navigator edition
The Calabash Navigator
Contact the Brunswick County Board of Elections for registration and voting information including where you vote at 910-253-2620
Click here for our page "Calabash Connection"