Richlands, NC

Richlands, NC

Richlands is a vibrant, family-friendly community with small-town charm and a historic central business area. With new opportunities, new technologies and strategic planning, it's truly "a Great Place to Grow!"

Whether you are raising a family, operating a business or entering retirement... Richlands is a community that is growing while maintaining its focus on the small-town history and feel of the community. Here are some interesting things you may not know about the Town of Richlands.

  • Incorporated on March 29, 1880.
  • First town in the county to have its own library and museum. (Home of the Onslow County Museum.)
  • First town in the county to have a female mayor - Annette Hargett.
  • Excellent schools
  • Geographic high point of the county.
  • Home to the last standing WPA structure in the county, the Richlands Community Building, which was built in 1935.
  • Final resting place of John Williams Shackelford, the first Congressmen from Onslow County to represent the 3rd district.
  • Historic district with many turn of the century homes.
  • Two active civic groups: the Richlands Rotary Club & the Richlands Ruritan Club
  • Richlands Area Chamber of Commerce
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Contact Information

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Lori Smith
Coldwell Banker Sea Coast Advantage
2355 Western Blvd. Ste. 300
Jacksonville NC 28546
Office Phone: (910) 389-7407
Fax: (910) 455-1032

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