Oak Island

Oak Island, NC is where picturesque beaches and panoramic marsh views stretch as far as the eyes can see. Whether you are looking for a place to get away or a getaway to make your home, these pristine beaches offer both. Do to the unique geographic location of these beaches, the coastline creates a peninsula facing the South . This distinctive feature makes these the only beaches of their kind, creating warmer water and resulting in breath-taking shorelines.


Oak Island Golf and Country Club

Built in by world-renowned architect, George Cobb, Oak Island Golf Club offers golfers beautiful views while passing through Yaupon and Caswell Beaches.

Oak Island Lighthouse

Tour Oak Island’s historic, 148 Foot Lighthouse, built in 1958.

Fort Fisher Ferry

Take a Day Trip to Fort Fisher or Carolina Beach from Southport on the enjoyable Ferry ride! Take your car and the whole family and go see the North Carolina Aquarium or enjoy a day on a different beach!

Bald Head Island

When you board the ferry for the 20-minute ride to Bald Head Island, you leave your car behind, along with the stress of the mainland world. Enjoy a day or weekend on this gorgeous and luxurious island, visit Old Baldy Lighthouse, lunch on the beach, or take the scenic tour with a bike or golf cart rental!


Population (in 2011): 6,832
Average Income( in 2009): $50,104
Average Home Value (in 2009): $335,770

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School Systems

Brunswick County Schools
Southport Schools
Brunswick County Community College


Dosher Memorial Hospital
Oak Island Doctors

Helpful Links

Southport – Oak Island Chamber of Commerce

The Town of Oak Island