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City: Sunset Beach, NC
Counties Located In: Brunswick County
Zip Code: 28468
Area Code: 910
Square Miles: 7.336
Population: 3,752 (2014)
Density: 554/ sq. mile
Sunset Beach is a seaside town in southwest Brunswick County, NC. It is the last developed Atlantic beach before the South Carolina border. Sunset Beach is 7.3 square miles and had a population of 3,752 people in 2014.
Sunset Beach is a desired location for those looking for a family friendly and quiet beach spot. Although there are plenty of developed beach houses, there is also nearly a mile of the most untouched beachfront in Brunswick, NC. It is also a short walk to Bird Island. Because of the unique location and positioning of the island, you can see both the sunset and sunrise during most parts of the year.
There are numerous options for fun and adventure within Sunset Beach including the Shallotte River Swamp Park and Outdoor Center. Traditions such as the North Carolina Oyster Festival and the Kindred Spirit Mailbox have both been situated in the town for over thirty years. Your family can also spend some time turtle watching or on a Sunset Beach famous ghost walk.