Calabash lies in far southeast North Carolina, directly proximate to the state line with South Carolina along the Intracoastal waterway. This vibrant coastal community in Brunswick County has undergone significant growth during recent years. The town now welcomes a population in excess of 2,100.(1) Residents commute easily to outlying areas of Myrtle Beach, South Carolina.
Calabash adjoins Carolina Shores. Calabash separated from that community in 1998 to become a separate town.(2) Residents still share access to emergency services with nearby Carolina Shores and Sunset Beach, however.(1)
Many interesting activities and landmarks attract visitors to this charming part of North Carolina. From Calabash, residents can travel easily to visit the popular vacation destination of Myrtle Beach, South Carolina. They also enjoy ready access to the scenic Atlantic coastline a short distance away, where they can discover a variety of maritime activities: boating, beachcombing, swimming, and fishing. The town originally gained acclaim as a place to dine on seafood.(2) Since it borders the Intracoastal waterway, boating and observing wetland flora and fauna also entertain visitors here.
Children living in Calabash attend elementary public schools in Bolivia, North Carolina several miles away maintained by the Brunswick County School System.(3) The school district has two elementary schools in Bolivia: Virginia Williamson Elementary and Bolivia Elementary. An alternative Brunswick County Academy also serves residents of the local area. Older pupils in the district travel to other communities to attend Middle School and High School.(3) Recently, constituents of the Brunswick County School District approved a legislative measure to fund $152 million in improvements.(3)
Consider speaking with a real estate agent to obtain detailed information about properties for sale in Calabash, NC today. As of early September, 2017, at least 19 homes remained available on the real estate market in this location.(4) Developers have built new homes in this community recently.
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