There are 17 cities in New Hanover County, North Carolina.

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City
Rank
2024 Population
2020 Census
Annual Change
Density (mi²)
Area (mi²)
Wilmington1125,388115,7562.06%2,43951.40
Murraysville216,67216,174 1,9358.61
Myrtle Grove312,09311,921 1,8036.71
Ogden48,6999,071 1,9194.53
Kings Grant58,5618,596 1,8864.54
Porters Neck67,1657,693 1,3245.41
Carolina Beach77,0366,5571.91%2,8692.45
Silver Lake85,8586,146 2,3762.47
Northchase95,5434,987 3,2231.72
Wrightsboro104,8764,788 43811.13
Skippers Corner113,5993,250 5156.99
Bayshore123,0663,776 1,3022.35
Wrightsville Beach132,4402,468-0.08%1,7521.39
Kure Beach142,1742,185 2,4700.88
Sea Breeze151,5331,646 8221.86
Castle Hayne16970993 2044.76
Hightsville17750823 5141.46
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Cities in New Hanover County, North Carolina by Population (2024)

What is the largest city in New Hanover County, North Carolina?

Wilmington is the largest city in New Hanover County.

What is the smallest city in New Hanover County, North Carolina?

Hightsville is the smallest city in New Hanover County.

How many cities are in New Hanover County?

There are 17 cities in New Hanover County, North Carolina.

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