Topsail Beach is the smallest of the cities on Topsail Island, but sees a large population growth during the summer. Are highlights include the Jolly Roger Pier, a roller rink, miniature golf course, and bike trails, among many other outdoor recreation options. Also, it’s home to the Surf and Turf Triathlon, a Christmas flotilla, and the Autumn at Topsail Festival featuring local artists, live entertainment, food vendors, and more.
Topsail Island is part of the Pender County School District. All schools are located off of the island in Hampstead, but the commute isn’t long. The schools are award winning and often at the top of buyers’ lists. To see how students perform in Topsail schools and how demographics compare, visit the schools section below.
For residents continuing their education, a branch of Cape Fear Community College is located in Surf City and the University of North Carolina-Wilmington is 45 minutes away. Their engaging programs and dynamic student life make them attractive choices for anyone looking for higher education. Both schools have programs that they are well-known for - including medicine, business, and biology. They also work together to provide cost-effective solutions for students, who may want to start their educational journey at one school and finish at the other.
If you have questions about living in Topsail Beach, we are ready for you to contact us. Many properties sold here are second homes, investment properties (tourist beach rentals), or retirement homes, but it’s definitely not uncommon for properties to be sold to young professionals. If you love traditional beach life, this area is definitely the right place for you!
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