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.

: 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.

Fire Department
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.

Utility Information:
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 


There are currently no job openings.

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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 Spring/Summer 2020 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

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