Prime Coastal Location

Southport offers easy access to major highways, airports and ports for quick commutes or fun day trips.

Thriving Business Community

Southport’s Economic Development team works closely with local businesses to support their success.

Visit and Stay in Southport

Restaurants, bed and breakfasts and plenty of attractions make Southport the perfect vacation destination.

Welcome to Southport,

The Home of Salubrious* Breezes

Southport is located on the coast in Southeastern North Carolina, where the Cape Fear River meets the Atlantic Ocean. We’re known for our stunning scenery, our history, the maritime heritage of our forebears, and the salubrious breezes that cast a calm and welcoming ambience over the residents and visitors of our little slice of heaven.

*salubrious (suh-lube-ree-us) adj: favorable to or promoting health or well-being.

3.7

Square Miles
of Land

3625

Citizens as of
2016 Estimated Census

42+

TV Shows and
Movies Filmed Here

225 Years

of Salubrious
Breezes

Visit and stay with us…

Southport North Carolina

Southport has so much to offer for both visitors and residents alike. Following is just a partial list of things to do as noted on Trip Advisor® for 2017.

  1. Southport Pier and Riverwalk
  2. Southport Fort Fisher Ferry
  3. North Carolina Maritime Museum at Southport
  4. Kayaking and Canoeing at Southport
  5. Fort Johnston, Southport Museum and Visitors Center
  6. Sunset Boat Cruise / Boat Tours from Southport
  7. Silver Coast Winery Tasting Room in Southport
  8. Southport Marina Boating and Fishing at Southport
  9. Franklin Square Gallery / Local Artists
  10. Old Brunswick County Jail Museum
  11. Sightseeing Tours of Southport
  12. Gift & Specialty Shops (13 in all)

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Latest News

Golf Cart Ordinance approved by Board of Aldermen, changes will be effective January 31, 2018

Golf Cart Ordinance was adopted by the Board of Aldermen on October 12th. Changes will be effective January 31, 2018 Golf Cart Ordinance 

Low Water Pressure Notice

Low water pressure on Fodale Ave between Howe Street and Leonard Street.  Boiling water is not necessary, but optional.

Capital Power Update, Mayors Meeting Rescheduled

The Mayor and Board of Aldermen for the City of Southport were recently made aware of an incident at Capital Power that resulted in the release of ash into the air. The City has been in contact with representatives from Capital Power about the…

Yard Waste Decal

Posted Date:7/17/2017 1:00 PM City of Southport News ReleaseYard Waste decals to be placed on the 95-gallon roll out carts which are the property and maintenance responsibility of the resident/homeowner.Maximum two (2) decaled carts…

Presentation to Commissioners regarding water sampling and treatment options

If you are interested in viewing the presentation to Commissioners regarding water sampling and treatment options, please click here.

Information on Brunswick County Public Utilities Drinking Water

Information on Brunswick County Public Utilities Drinking Water

Important DMV Information

Change of Location The DMV will no longer be bringing the mobile unit to Southport. NC DMV services will be offered at the Fire Department Substation located at 111 E. Nash Street, on Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday of the first week of each…

Transient Dock Remains CLOSED

City Pier has reopened and the City Dock remains closed until further notice. Atlantic Street Park and CAMA Access is closed.

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Upcoming Events

Mon 16
Tue 17
Tue 17

NC Maritime Museum at Southport

October 17 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Southport Community Building
223 East Bay Street
Thu 19

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