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Carolina Shores, North Carolina
|• Total||2.76 sq mi (7.13 km2)|
|• Land||2.75 sq mi (7.12 km2)|
|• Water||0.01 sq mi (0.02 km2)|
|Elevation||46 ft (14 m)|
| • Estimate
|• Density||1,695.41/sq mi (654.66/km2)|
|Time zone||UTC-5 (Eastern (EST))|
|• Summer (DST)||UTC-4 (EDT)|
|GNIS feature ID||1802948|
The town was incorporated in 1998 after a split from the town of Calabash, which came as the result of years of disagreement over "sewer, garbage collection and sign restrictions". The town limits of Carolina Shores currently interlock with those of Calabash. Sharing the name of the local country club, "Carolina Shores" could be considered a misnomer since the town does not have a "shore" with any large body of water.
Carolina Shores is located in southwestern Brunswick County at South Carolina state line; the town of Calabash borders Carolina Shores to the south. U.S. Route 17 (Ocean Highway) forms the northwest border of the town; the highway leads 47 miles (76 km) northeast to Wilmington and 24 miles (39 km) southwest to Myrtle Beach, South Carolina.(33.899163, -78.578070). Its southwest border is the
According to the United States Census Bureau, Carolina Shores has a total area of 2.5 square miles (6.6 km2), of which 0.004 square miles (0.01 km2), or 0.17%, is water.
|U.S. Decennial Census|
|Black or African American (non-Hispanic)||93||2.03%|
|Hispanic or Latino||123||2.68%|
As of the 2020 United States census, there were 4,588 people, 1,882 households, and 1,319 families residing in the town.
In Spanish: Carolina Shores (Carolina del Norte) para niños
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