Situated just south of Jacksonville, NC, Sneads Ferry is a sweet little town with a population of roughly 10,000 residents. Sneads Ferry is located on the southeastern shores of North Carolina and tucked up against New River. The town is considered to be in Onslow County as well as is a part of the Jacksonville, North Carolina Metropolitan Statistical Area.
Snead Ferry's quiet, relaxed vibe makes it an ideal location for retirees, as well as families seeking a safe and fun environment. The schools in Snead's Ferry are outstanding (Dixon Elementary School, Dixon Middle School, Dixon High School and Onslow County Public School are located within the town's boundaries and are not too far from the majority of the residential neighborhoods) and recreational opportunities are plentiful. Boating, swimming, fishing, kayaking, biking, golfing, tennis, parks, and so much more!
One of the most popular attractions that draws both tourists and locals to Sneads Ferry is the annual Shrimp Festival. Due to being surrounded by water and heavily driven by the seafood industry, it makes sense that Sneads Ferry is the perfect place to go for all your seafood dining adventures. Nearby dining experiences include the Riverview Café, Madison’s Prime Rib Steak & Seafood and Ocean’s Edge Restaurant. Where there's great seafood there's generally great fishing, and Sneads Ferry has no shortage of fishing charters. There are more than 10 different local businesses dedicated to fishing tours and charters in the area. Along with the fishing in town, Sneads Ferry allows easy access to a vast list of beaches and parks where the community can enjoy the outdoors. Onslow Beach, Hurst Beach, Fulchers Landing Campground and Stump Sound Park are just a few to choose from when exploring about the town.
Just across the New River from Sneads Ferry lies Camp LeJeune, the base camp for the Marine Corps of Jacksonville. Sneads Ferry is a great place to live and many residents commute to neighboring towns such as Jacksonville and even further down south to Wilmington.
Whether you are looking for a secondary vacation home or more permanent residence, Sneads Ferry offers both.
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