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Welcome to Holden Beach,
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About Holden Beach, North Carolina
Named “one of the best family beaches in the country” by National Geographic Traveler, Holden Beach is the perfect place for a family getaway. This barrier island is nestled in between Oak Island and Ocean Isle Beach. It is a quaint little residential town with a population of just over 600 people and a very small commercial area. The island is eight miles long and connects to Shallotte on the mainland.
What is Holden Beach known for?
During the Civil War, Holden Beach was the site of several shipwrecks, which can still be seen today. Apart from a rich history, Holden Beach is attractive to families looking for a quiet and relaxing vacation.
Holden Beach, North Carolina Census Data
12.4% 1-YEAR GROWTH
Median Household Income
4.03% 1-YEAR GROWTH
of the population of Holden Beach, NC has health coverage
17.1% 1-YEAR GROWTH
2.87% 1-YEAR DECREASE
Attractions in Holden Beach, North Carolina
Holden Beach is perfect for relaxing, enjoying the beach, surrounding wildlife and lots of family fun.
Fishing: The Holden Beach pier is a very popular place for fishermen to cast their lines.
Golfing: While there are several courses, the most notable might be the Rivers Edge Golf Course designed by Arnold Palmer. It’s considered one of the top 20 golf courses in North Carolina.
Holden Beach Aquarium: A short drive from Holden Beach, visitors can enjoy the Ripley Aquariums in Myrtle Beach.
Holden Beach Shopping: Holden Beach has tons of local gift shops and great art stores too!
After a day of sunbathing or adventuring, Holden Beach offers several restaurants and breweries for visitors to enjoy.
Holden Beach, North Carolina News
Want to know what’s going on in Holden Beach? Local news outlets can provide you with helpful information. Each of the following publications include information on weather, local events, advisories and important updates. Check out these sources and stay in the loop!
Thomas Seashore Drugs Servicing
Holden Beach, North Carolina
On vacation and looking for a pharmacy near Holden Beach, North Carolina? Stop by a Thomas Seashore Drugs location near you for that prescription you forgot to pack or relief from that sunburn! Thomas Seashore Drugs has been serving the Carolinas for a century. They’re your trusted one-stop shop for prescription and over the counter medications, vaccines, medical supplies and more.
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Over a century of pharmacy expertise.
Since 1902, the Thomas family has been offering expert pharmacy services to our Carolina communities. Every generation boasts a family pharmacist, and every generation brings care and compassion to the communities they serve.
The Thomas Drug pharmacies in Brunswick County have been helping locals and tourists navigate their health and vacation needs for over 50 years. For your Holden Beach pharmacy needs, you can visit us at our Shallotte, North Carolina location, which opened in 1965. Our experience and knowledge have made us a regional leader in patient health, prescription drugs, and pharmacy services.
Our Holden Beach, North Carolina Locations
4750 Main Street
Shallotte, NC 28470
Phone: (910) 754-4720
10227 Beach Dr. SW
Calabash, NC 28467
Phone: (910) 579-3200
Little River, SC
1304 Hwy 17
Little River, SC 29566
Phone: (843) 281-9797
Oak Island, NC
7917 E. Oak Island Drive
Oak Island, NC 28465
Phone: (910) 278-6050
The Apothecary at St. James
2571 St James Drive
Southport, NC 28461
Phone: (910) 946-7999