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Porters Neck, North Carolina
Unincorporated community
Country United States
State North Carolina
County New Hanover
 • Total 5.708 sq mi (14.78 km2)
 • Land 5.365 sq mi (13.90 km2)
 • Water 0.343 sq mi (0.89 km2)
Elevation 20 ft (6 m)
Population (2010)
 • Total 6,204
 • Density 1,086.90/sq mi (419.65/km2)
Time zone Eastern (EST) (UTC-5)
 • Summer (DST) EDT (UTC-4)
Area code(s) 910
GNIS feature ID 2584329

Porters Neck is an unincorporated community and census-designated place in New Hanover County, North Carolina, United States. Its population was 6,204 as of the 2010 census.


According to the U.S. Census Bureau, the community has an area of 5.708 square miles (14.78 km2); 5.365 square miles (13.90 km2) of its area is land, and 0.343 square miles (0.89 km2) is water.

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