Top Ten List of Information for New Residents of Jacksonville NC area

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List of Top Ten Information Items when moving to Jacksonville NC area:

The City of Jacksonville is the home to MCB Camp Lejeune, MCAS New River, Camp Johnson, and Stone Bay. The following addresses, phones numbers, and web addresses should provide help to new residents when moving into the area:

1) List of School Information in the Onslow School System can be found at:

2) Electric Utilities: Jones-Onslow Electric, 910- 353-1940 or Progress Energy, (800) 452-2777.

3) Garbage collection and recycling: Garbage and recycling collections are provided for once a week collection at the curb. Yard wastes are picked up on Wednesday. To start service in Jacksonville, call 910- 938-5338. County garbage pickup is handled by a couple of  private companies - call Ray's Rural Garbage at (910) 324-3645 or A-1 Marine 9910 347-9033

4) Municipal water and sewer service: 815 New Bridge Street, Jacksonville, NC 28540 - call 910-938-5248. County Water & Sewer - ONWASA - 228 Georgetown Rd, Jacksonville NC 28540 - (910) 455-0722

5) In-House Telephone service: CenturyLink 910-347- 9011.

6) City of Jacksonville NC - City Hall is located at 815 New Bridge Street - call 910-938-5200.

  • Jacksonville Police Department - 910-455-1472; emergencies, 911 or 910-455-4000.
  • Jacksonville Fire Department - 910-455-8080; emergencies, 911.
  • Jacksonville Rescue Squad: 910-455-8997; emergencies, 911.

7) Onslow County Office - 4024 Richlands Hwy, Jacksonville, NC 28540 - call (910) 347-4717 - this is the main number and they will direct you to the proper phone number or office - the county services are located at different locations in the county

8) Medical facilities:

  • Onslow Memorial Hospital, 317 Western Blvd., 910-577-2345;
  • Camp Lejeune Naval Hospital - 100 Brewster Blvd  Camp Lejeune, NC 28547 - call 910-450-4300
  • Onslow County Health Department, 612 College St., 910-347-2154;
  • Henderson Family Medicine Clinic, Henderson Drive, Jacksonville, 910-347-5103.

9) Main US Post Office - 719 New Bridge St., 910-346- 4135

10) MCB Camp Lejeune - main website - MCAS New River -

Great Real Estate Websites for Home Searches:

Some Annual events: Beirut Memorial ceremony in October, Holiday Parade in November, Taste of the Town in the spring, National Night Out in August.

Attractions: Vietnam Memorial and Beirut Memorial near Camp Johnson on Lejeune Boulevard; Aviation Memorial at the New River Air Station; Freedom Fountain at intersection of Johnson Blvd and New River Street, and Peletier House next to bridge on Old Bridge Street is among the county’s oldest structures.


Michael Jacobs
Pasadena, CA
Pasadena And Southern California 818.516.4393

Hi Walter - I came here via Lenn Harley's re-blog --- great information for Jacksonsville NC residents new and not-so-new alike.   All in one place.   

Apr 20, 2013 11:13 PM
Walter Whitehurst
Home Search Real Estate - Jacksonville, NC
Walter Whitehurst

I include something similar to all my buyers when I meet with them and also make it available on my website under NewComer Information

Apr 20, 2013 11:19 PM
Michael Setunsky
Woodbridge, VA
Your Commercial Real Estate Link to Northern VA

Walter, good information for anyone relocating to Jacksonville, NC.

Apr 20, 2013 11:29 PM
Richie Alan Naggar
people first...then business Ran Right Realty - Riverside, CA
agent & author

Walter would make a good friend, neighbor and business associate case in point...his decent post

Apr 21, 2013 12:51 AM
Bryan Robertson
Los Altos, CA

Lots of great information here for current residents and newcomers alike.  A post like this will stick around a long time.

Apr 21, 2013 01:47 AM
Silvia Dukes PA, Broker Associate, CRS, CIPS, SRES
Tropic Shores Realty - Ich spreche Deutsch! - Spring Hill, FL
Florida Waterfront and Country Club Living

Walter, this is good information to have on hand for new residents as well as old ones.

Apr 21, 2013 09:46 AM
Margaret Goss
@Properties - Winnetka, IL
Chicago's North Shore & Winnetka Real Estate

Jacksonville residents should bookmark and save this post - everyone needs to know this information, not just newcomers.

Apr 21, 2013 10:14 AM
Joan Whitebook
BHG The Masiello Group - Nashua, NH
Consumer Focused Real Estate Services

Great information for those moving to Jacksonville.  I'm sure that newcomers will find this very helpful information.

Apr 21, 2013 11:07 AM
Joni Bailey
101 Main St. Realty - Huntsville, TX
Your Huntsville / Lake Livingston Area REALTOR®

The perfect information for someone coming into your town to find! Hopefully BEFORE they purchase a home!! :)

Apr 21, 2013 12:33 PM
Charles Stallions
Charles Stallions Real Estate Services - Pensacola, FL
850-476-4494 - Pensacola, Pace or Gulf Breeze, Fl.

Always a good localism post to have, People in Jacksonville should print or bookmark to pass on to people coming into Jacksonville.

Apr 23, 2013 09:18 PM