Wilmington, North Carolina, United States Information And Events

Wilmington North Carolina, United States Information And Events
Location: North Carolina, United States
Coordinates: 34.2233° N, 77.9122° W

Wilmington Fun Facts

The wilmington is the Eastern Terminus of a major East-West Interstate 40 which ends at Barstow, California, where it joins I-15, the Gateway to Southern California, some 2,554 miles away, passing through many major cities and state capitals along the way.

The Soapbox Bar and Lounge in downtown Wilmington is known for having the greatest bands around come and play once.

There were 36,951 households in Wilmington in the year 2008 according to data from United States Department of Housing and Urban Development.

There were about 500 foreclosures in Wilmington in the year 2008 according to data from United States Department of Housing and Urban Development.

Sample list of tourist attractions in Wilmington:

  • North Carolina Azalea Festival
  • Cameron Art Museum
  • Bellamy Mansion
  • Airlie Gardens
  • First Presbyterian Church
  • New Hanover County Extension Service Arboretum
  • Cape Fear Museum
  • Confederate Memorial
  • Thalian Hall
  • USS North Carolina
  • North Carolina Aquarium at Fort Fisher

Sample list of famous events happened in Wilmington:

  • Battle of Wilmington
  • Declaration Tour, Wilmington, NC, Concert

Population of Wilmington was 108,297 in the year 2011.

List of airports near Wilmington:

  • Wilmington International Airport

Wilmington is located at 34°13′24″N 77°54′44″W / 34.22333°N 77.91222°W / 34.22333; -77.91222 (34.223232, −77.912122).

Wilmington is located in New Hanover County, North Carolina.

Wilmington was settled by European Americans along the Cape Fear River.

Wilmington is about 107.48 square kilometers with a population of 108,297 in the year 2011.

Wilmington is in the Eastern Time Zone.

Public Schools in Wilmington are operated by the New Hanover County School System.

The wilmington was captured by Union forces in the Battle of Wilmington in February 1865, approximately one month after the fall of Fort Fisher had closed the port.

List of sports teams from Wilmington:

  • UNC Wilmington Seahawks men's basketball ( Basketball )

Wilmington's geo-coordinates are 34.2233° N, 77.9122° W.

There were about 21,801 mortgages in Wilmington in the year 2008 according to data from United States Department of Housing and Urban Development.

Downtown/Old Wilmington is home to Historic Neighborhoods and buildings such as the Sir Water Wilmington Hotel, built during the late 20th century, and the restored City Market.

The unemployment rate of Wilmington was 5.1% in the year 2008.

Sample list of people who were the mayor of Wilmington:

  • Bill Saffo ( Current Mayor, from Jul 2006 )

The University of North Carolina Wilmington is also home to the Seamen Ultimate Frisbee team.

Sample list of famous people who were born in Wilmington:

  • Arthur Bridgers ( Actor )
  • Sharyn McCrumb ( Writer, Novelist and Author )
  • Percy Heath ( Musician and Bassist )
  • Charlie Daniels ( Singer, Musician, Singer-songwriter, Fiddler, Actor, Composer, Lyricist, Violinist, Film Score Composer and Guitarist )
  • Ed Hinton ( Actor )
  • Sammy Davis, Sr. ( Actor and Dancer )
  • Vaughn Wilson ( Actor )
  • Charles A. McClenahan ( Politician )
  • George Davis ( Lawyer and Politician )
  • Lucien C. Gause ( Lawyer and Politician )
  • Roman Gabriel ( American football player and Actor )
  • Barbara Guest ( Writer and Poet )
  • William Gordon Rutherfurd
  • Eugene Ashley, Jr.
  • Sonny Jurgensen ( American football player )
  • William W. Loring
  • Sam Jones ( Basketball player )
  • Charles Kuralt ( Journalist )
  • Mike Nifong ( Lawyer )
  • Clarence Clyde Ferguson, Jr.
  • Douglas W. Gillette
  • Edwin Alderman ( Teacher )
  • Shot Jackson
  • William McRee ( Civil engineer and Military Engineer )
  • Tamera Young
  • William W. J. Kelly
  • John D. Barry
  • David Brinkley ( Screenwriter and Journalist )
  • Steve Kenney ( American football player )
  • Jim Norton ( American football player )
  • Kenny Gattison ( Basketball player )
  • William MacRae
  • Thomas Richard Purnell
  • Robert Daniel Potter
  • Francis Kerschner Myers
  • Chris Blow
  • Stoya ( Pornographic actor and Nude Glamour Model )
  • John Ancrum Winslow
  • Peggy Payne ( Author and Journalist )
  • Rodney Moore
  • Will Inman
  • Kristen Dalton
  • Ryan Frazier
  • Jyler Noviello
  • Kitwana Jones
  • Alton Lennon
  • Lisa Mae Fincannon ( Casting Director )
  • John Cox
  • Sam Bowens ( Baseball player )
  • Steve Mintz ( Baseball player )

There were 47,086 addresses in Wilmington in the year 2008 according to data from United States Department of Housing and Urban Development.

The Hannah Block Historic USO/Community Arts Center, 120 S Second Street in historic downtown Wilmington, is a multiuse facility owned by the City of Wilmington and managed by the Thalian Association, the Official Community Theater of North Carolina.

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5619 Carolina Beach Rd Ste 110
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4701 Wrightsville Ave
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220 Avondale Ave
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