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The historic town of Swansboro has developed an impressive reputation for itself over the years. Built around the mouth of the White Oak River and bordered by the river and the Intracoastal Waterway, Swansboro has a rich history and a number of water-related activities that make it a popular tourist destination. Coldwell Banker Fountain has helped a number of homebuyers find and buy ideal Swansboro Real Estate.

Swansboro History

If you are a history buff, you will be impressed by the number of historical buildings that have been preserved. Swansboro's earliest settlement was erected in 1730 at the mouth of the White Oak River, and roughly 30 years later it became an active port town. In 1783 the town was incorporated and named for former North Carolina House of Commons Speaker Samuel Swann.

For most of their early history, Swansboro residents relied upon shipping as their main industry, and the first steamboat ever constructed in North Carolina was built and launched in Swansboro. The Great Depression put a halt to the shipping trade, however, and Swansboro citizens turned to commercial fishing as their new industry, becoming quite successful over the next few years. While the developments of military bases and camps throughout the region brought economic growth during World War II, Swansboro has continued to rely on its modest fishing industry and tourism.

Swansboro TourismPicture of Swansboro Homes Festival

Swansboro's tourism industry is extensive, especially for a town of under 2,700 people. The town has taken advantage of the beauty of its natural surroundings, and hiking, boating, and fishing are all popular activities around Swansboro. The nearby Hammocks Beach State Park provides some of the best hiking and natural scenery in the region. The beaches at Hammocks Beach State Park are only accessible by ferry or by private boat, so they remain pristine and uncrowded even during the busy summer season.

The Swansboro "Arts by the Sea" festival, held every June, is another popular activity for visitors and residents alike, showing the talents of Swansboro's many local artisans. Other summer activities include the summer concerts, part of the "Swan Fest" concert series put on by the Seaside Arts Council.

For the more retail minded, Swansboro offers many shops and restaurants that promote the small town atmosphere while meeting the needs of visitors and residents.

Swansboro Real Estate

 No matter what your inclinations, Swansboro has something for you, and Swansboro Real Estate can be rented or purchased through Coldwell Banker Fountain. Contact us today for more information!

 

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Swansboro Property Search Results

51 of 235
311 Echo Ridge Road, Swansboro, NC 28584 Courtesy of:
Price: $299,000
Property Type: Single Family Home
Bedrooms: 4
Bathrooms: 2 Full, 1 Half
MLS Number: 100116666
Emerald Isle Realty, Inc.
52 of 235
214 Villagers Way, Swansboro, NC 28584 Courtesy of:
Price: $295,000
Property Type: Single Family Home
Bedrooms: 3
Bathrooms: 2
MLS Number: 100102231
Bogue Banks Realty, Inc.
53 of 235
145 Azalea Court, Swansboro, NC 28584 Courtesy of:
Price: $287,500
Property Type: Lots and Land
MLS Number: 11403347
Bluewater Real Estate EI
54 of 235
400 Whistling Heron Way, Swansboro, NC 28584 Courtesy of:
Price: $284,000
Property Type: Single Family Home
Bedrooms: 5
Bathrooms: 4
MLS Number: 100088897
RE/MAX Elite Realty Group
55 of 235
123 Rolling Hill Drive, Swansboro, NC 28584 Courtesy of:
Price: $280,000
Property Type: Single Family Home
Bedrooms: 3
Bathrooms: 2
MLS Number: 100110927
Coldwell Banker Sea Coast Advantage - Jacksonville
56 of 235
203 Bluewater Cove, Swansboro, NC 28584 Courtesy of:
Price: $279,900
Property Type: Single Family Home
Bedrooms: 3
Bathrooms: 2 Full, 1 Half
MLS Number: 100092449
CENTURY 21 Coastland Realty
57 of 235
500 Sailboat Drive, Swansboro, NC 28584 Courtesy of:
Price: $279,900
Property Type: Single Family Home
Bedrooms: 4
Bathrooms: 3 Full, 1 Half
MLS Number: 100117692
Bogue Banks Realty, Inc.
58 of 235
116 River Reach Drive W, Swansboro, NC 28584 Courtesy of:
Price: $274,900
Property Type: Single Family Home
Bedrooms: 3
Bathrooms: 2 Full, 1 Half
MLS Number: 100117950
Coldwell Banker First Realty
59 of 235
409 Whistling Heron Way, Swansboro, NC 28584 Courtesy of:
Price: $266,000
Property Type: Single Family Home
Bedrooms: 4
Bathrooms: 4
MLS Number: 100088857
RE/MAX Elite Realty Group
60 of 235
820 State Rd 1447, Swansboro, NC 28584 Courtesy of:
Price: $259,000
Property Type: Lots and Land
MLS Number: 100110728
CENTURY 21 Waterway Realty

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