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 The metropolitan area of Jacksonville, North Carolina, extends throughout Onslow Country and includes a number of small towns and cities popular with families relocating for stationing in MCB Camp Lejeune. One of the towns of Onslow County and a part of metropolitan Jacksonville is Richlands, North Carolina. Richlands has a charming small town feel and a rich historical center.

Richlands Overview

Richlands was incorporated in 1880 and has retained its small size and population ever since. The Census Bureau considers the town of Richlands to be only 1.2 square miles large, and the population at the 2010 census listed just over 1,500 people. It was the first town in Onslow County to have a library and the first to have a museum.

One mayor serves as the central authority figure over the town, with five aldermen below him or her. Public officials like the Chief of Police, Town Clerk, and Town attorneys are all hired by the aldermen. One of Richland's other claims to fame was that it was the first town in Onslow to appoint a female mayor: Annette Hargett. The day-to-day operations of the town are handled by the town administrator.

Richland Attractions

Farmer's Day is a popular celebration of Richlands agrarian background and takes place every year the first Sunday after Labor Day. Farmer's Day is one of Richlands' oldest traditions and has been taking place every year for over 40 years. It features a parade, food, games, and music, with the parade concluding on the elementary school grounds.

There is one school at each level for the children of Richlands, in addition to a primary school. The town is also home to the Onslow County Museum and has both a downtown park and a country park. Another popular attraction in Richlands is Mike's Tree Farm, a family owned business specializing in agritourism. The farm offers hayrides, Christmas trees, a variety of vegetables, and serves as a host for cookouts and birthday parties throughout the year.

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Richlands also throws seasonal festivals and holds town meetings that are open to the public. The proximity of Richlands Real Estate to Onslow counties waterways and coast means residents can often take trips to the beach. Given the town’s small size, Richlands has formed a strong but open sense of community. To find out more about Richlands Real Estate, contact us at Coldwell Banker Fountain today. Our realtors have years of experience and will be able to find the perfect Richlands Real Estate for interested buyers.


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100 Virginias Landing Court, Richlands, NC 28574 Courtesy of:
Price: $725
Property Type: Rental
Bedrooms: 2
Bathrooms: 2 Full, 1 Half
MLS Number: 100155395
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