Surf City, North Carolina facts for kids
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The beach at Surf City
Big enough to be competitive, small enough to be happy!
|• Total||9.83 sq mi (25.45 km2)|
|• Land||7.55 sq mi (19.55 km2)|
|• Water||2.28 sq mi (5.90 km2) 20.4%|
|Elevation||21 ft (6.4 m)|
| • Estimate
|• Density||327.06/sq mi (126.28/km2)|
|Time zone||UTC-5 (EST)|
|• Summer (DST)||UTC-4 (EDT)|
28445 & 28443
|GNIS feature ID||0995719|
Surf City is located at(34.428137, -77.543198).
According to the United States Census Bureau, Surf City has a total area of 5.3 square miles (13.7 km²).4.2 square miles (10.9 km²) of it is land and 1.1 square miles (2.8 km²) of it (20.45%) is water.
Recent annexations have extended the Town Limits on the mainland west of Highway 17.
|U.S. Decennial Census|
|Black or African American (non-Hispanic)||42||1.09%|
|Hispanic or Latino||211||5.46%|
As of the 2020 United States census, there were 3,867 people, 1,272 households, and 870 families residing in the town.
Piers (from south to north)
- Surf City (last 150 feet, to include the Octagon destroyed by Hurricane Florence)
- Barnacle Bill's (destroyed by Hurricane Fran)
- Scotch Bonnet (destroyed by Hurricane Fran)
- Ocean City (destroyed by Hurricane Fran)
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