A Thriving Community for

Doing Business

Shop, dine and stroll among the beautiful streets lined with live oaks

Experience the City of Southport where three centuries of history, the arts, recreation, unique shops, southern hospitality come together to offer family-friendly excursions for visitors and residents.

When in Southport, indulge in authentic, world-famous Southern fare. Decadent steak dinners, International flavors that’ll make your mouth water, and local, organic food and wine you can’t get anywhere else. You won’t leave hungry, Southport has just the right menu for you. Browse high-fashion boutiques for clothes, shoes, handbags and more. While your are here visit one of our many antique shops.

Dine at our many gourmet restaurants and coffee shops. Stop by one of our many artisans gift shops and pick up some unforgettable one of a kind pieces of art. Don’t forget to purchase souvenirs at one of the many gift shops in Southport for friends and family.

If you are looking for just the right location for to open your new business, the City of Southport Tourism & Economic Development Department is always available to help you.

Click here for a Residential and Commercial Checklist Brochure



Maps of

Southport, Inc.

Southport-Oak Island
Chamber of Commerce

Southport – Resilient, and Ready

Statistics and Climate


  • Bald Head Island – 175
  • Boiling Spring Lakes – 5,930
  • Bolivia – 152
  • Brunswick County – 103,160
  • Caswell Beach – 429
  • Oak Island – 7,722
  • St. James – 3,165 +
  • Southport – 3,625

US Census Bureau data online at click here

Climate Statistics

Average Air Temp  73.8 max/52.9 min
 Days with salubrious breezes  365
 Cloudy Days  150.2
 Average Water Temp  69.0º F
 Annual Rain Fall  56.82 inches
 Clear Days  111.2
 Partly Cloudy  103.8

For More Information

For more information please contact:

Thomas Lloyd, Planner
Planning Department, City of Southport
1029 N. Howe St
Southport, NC 28461
(P) 910-457-7961
Email Thomas

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