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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Public Notices & Latest News

PARTF Grant and Taylor Field Development Survey and Drop-in Meeting

This survey is associated with the PARTF Grant and Taylor Field Development.  Please help the City by taking the time to fill out the survey, available at:  https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/TaylorFieldPark. There will be a public drop-in…

CITY OF SOUTHPORT SPRING CLEAN UP 2019

Spring Cleanup is for residents inside City Limits Only. Must show proof of residency. Collection Site:  TAYLOR FIELD -  E. Nash & N. Rhett Street Monday, 4/15/19  thru Friday, 4/19/19 from   7:00 A.M. to  7:00 P.M. ITEMS…

The City of Southport is Offering Free Woodchips

If anyone is in the need of woodchips, you are welcome to help yourself to the pile in Taylor Field. Gates will be open Monday- Friday, 9 am – 4 pm. It is self-serve.

SALE OF CITY PROPERTY-OLD WASTEWATER TREATMENT PLANT SITE

PUBLIC NOTICE—SALE OF CITY PROPERTY-OLD WASTEWATER TREATMENT PLANT SITE An offer of $ 650,000.00 cash has been submitted to the City of Southport for the purchase of certain real property owned by the City of Southport more particularly described…

Police Department Offices Are Relocated

City of Southport Police Department has relocated to City Hall, 1029 N. Howe Street.

Update on City Transient Dock

The City dock remains closed after the damage caused by Hurricane Matthew. All plans, repairs, and/or construction to the City dock will have to be approved by the North Carolina Division of Coastal Management and/or the Army Corp of Engineers.…

Information on Brunswick County Public Utilities Drinking Water

Information on Brunswick County Public Utilities Drinking Water

SYSTEM DEVELOPMENT FEE REPORT

SYSTEM DEVELOPMENT FEE REPORT under discussion by the Board of Aldermen. Click here for a copy of the System Capacity Fee Report     

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.

Southport Day of Service - Saturday, April 6, 2019

Southport Day of Service WHO: Join community volunteers as we gather on Saturday, April 6, 2019 to work on community projects. WHAT: A day of service – your church or civic group, or neighbors may have a cleanup, planting, building project…

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