Hampstead NC

Hampstead NC

Hampstead Real Estate And Community Information


Home buyers looking for a beautiful community with a small town feel should look no farther than Hampstead, North Carolina. Located between Wilmington and Jacksonville, the village of Hampstead offers so much to its 2,092 residents. A short drive to the Atlantic Ocean and many waterways and marshes in town, the population of Hampstead enjoys plenty of opportunities for boating, fishing, and other water sports. The community is also home to great local shops and restaurants. Come enjoy a laid-back lifestyle in this affordable small community within the Wilmington metropolitan area.


Parks and Recreation in Hampstead


Residents living in Hampstead can take full advantage of the gorgeous North Carolina natural landscape throughout the seasons at the numerous park and recreational facilities located in town. Pender County Parks and Recreation Department operates a great park in Hampstead. Sports enthusiasts can take advantage of the sport fields and facilities at parks at the 82 acre large Hampstead Kiwanis Park (586 Sloop Point Loop Road). Golf lovers will enjoy spending time on the green at the three spectacular golf courses in Hampstead. Belvedere Golf & Country Club (2368 Country Club Drive), Castle Bay Country Club (107 Links Court), and Olde Point Golf & Country Club (513 Country Club Drive) all offer world class golf facilities and beautiful natural settings in Hampstead. For those true outdoor enthusiasts, Holly Shelter Game Land (7471 Shaw Highway) is located in nearby Rocky Point. This great natural space consists of 48,795 acres of land. From September through December, the land is available for hunting game such as deer, bear, fox, quail, and more. During the rest of the year, residents can enjoy hiking/walking and ATV trails throughout the land.



School District in Hampstead, North Carolina


Students in the Hampstead real estate market are educated in Pender County Schools. The schools within the district are located within Hampstead and the surrounding communities. The school district operates several schools within the city limits of Hampstead. Students in pre-K through 5th grade attend North Topsail Elementary (1310 Sloop Point Loop Road), South Topsail Elementary (997 Hoover Road), or Topsail Elementary  (17385 Highway 17). Topsail Middle School (17445 US Highway 17) serves students in grades 6 through 8. Local students in high school are educated at Topsail High School (245 North Saint Johns Church Road). These are award winning schools dedicated to academic excellence for all of their students.


Health and Transportation in Hampstead, North Carolina


The location of Hampstead allows its residents easy access to many of the health and transportation facilities right within the city. Residents in Hampstead do not have to travel far to receive excellent health care. There are several comprehensive medical services and family practice facilities in Hampstead, including Hampstead Medical Center PC (14980 US Highway 17), Topsail Medical (16717 Highway 17 North, Suite 206), and Wilmington Health Family Medicine (20 South End Court). For a full service hospital with emergency services, Pender Memorial Hospital (507 East Fremont Street, Burgaw) is located a short distance away in Burgaw. Getting around Hampstead, whether commuting for work or for pleasure, is relatively easy thanks to access to Interstate 40 and Coastal Highway Route 17. For those traveling beyond Essex, residents are within 23 minutes to Wilmington International Airport.