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Eastern North Carolina is referred to as a Coastal Plain. It’s a low, flat region that is defined by water. It abuts the Atlantic Ocean and is home to seven sounds (Albemarle, Currituck, Roanoke, Croatan, Pamlico, Bogue, Core) numerous lakes (including Lake Mattamuskeet) and rivers (Chowan, Roanoke, Tar, Neuse, Cape Fear and more) plus swamps and wetlands. Higher land in the area serves as sites for development, recreation, farming, agriculture and timberland. North Carolina coastal property for sale includes small tracts and vast acreages and everything in-between, including some of the largest farms and timberlands in the state. The biggest cities in the North Carolina coast region are relatively small and include Wilmington (population around 124,000), Greenville (around 200,000) and Jacksonville (population around 70,000). These cities provide a wealth of goods and services to their residents and those in the rural areas that surround them. Counties in this region include Dare, Currituck, Camden, Pasquotank, Perquimans, Chowan, Gates, Hertford, Bertie, Martin, Washington, Tyrrell, Hyde, Beaufort, Pamlico, Craven and Jones.
Buyers looking for coastal North Carolina land for sale should definitely consider looking in this region, where land and farms are affordable and plentiful. Whether you’re looking for land along a lake, river, sound or the ocean, your options are plentiful along the North Carolina coast. Coastal North Carolina is a legendary hunting ground for waterfowl, deer, turkey and bear, and there are abundant rural, coastal and inland properties among the Coastal North Carolina land for sale.