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News And Events
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2019: Officials with Snug Harbor On Nelson Bay announced this facility will close permanently after it became evident damage from Hurricane Florence and Hurricane Dorian was too much to overcome financially. Snug Harbor was a popular retirement and assisted living facility for the ageing.
Community Demographics And Data
This town is unincorporated and sits along Core Sound near Atlantic and Stacy NC. Because of the town’s unincorporated status, all government oversight, regulations, and decisions are decided by county commissioners. Law enforcement authority is handled by the local sheriff’s department, with EMS, fire, and rescue services being handled by local volunteer organizations.
Significant landmarks include Cedar Creek Campground And Marina, Styron Creek, PruittHealth, and Mariner’s Park.
This town’s zip code is 28577 and 252 is the area code.
Residents of Sea Level contrinute greatly to the commercial fishing industry.
This community has one of the lowest recorded elevations in the entire state and it’s estimated that 75% of land is flooded during hurricanes and tropical storms. Weather events like nor’easters and king high tides also contribute to flooding concerns within the local area.
Visitor And Resident Discussions
Considering recreational activities for adults and kids, what opportunities in the area exists for activities like boating, sailing, fishing, kayaking, canoeing, wildlife viewing, birding, and exercise?
What are the names of kids parks in this community?
As stated above, PruittHealth is a skilled nursing facility and rehabiliation center with a microsite in Sea Level NC. What services does PruittHealth offer to local residents?
Considering landmarks not mentioned above, what are local opportunities for learning about the maritime history of this down east community, in addition to the historical impacts of commercial fishing and harvesting of shellfish like clams, oysters, and shrimp in this local area?
Where are RV parks, campgrounds, motels, and hotels located in Sea Level NC and what specific ammenities do they have?
We mentioned this community is located near Stacy and Atlantic NC, but what is the driving time to places like Cedar Island, Harkers Island, Beaufort, and Morehead City? What is the driving time to places like Emerald Isle and Cedar Point in western Carteret County?
Are there any state or federally protected wetlands or wildlife refuges in this community?
Since Sea Level sits on Core Sound, what impacts does this body of water have on the local community? Where are public boat ramps that people can use to access Core Sound?
What are the nearest opportunities for shopping, convenience stores, and gas stations in this town? Are most businesses in this community family owned, or are there some national brands?
As mentioned above, this community has one of the lowest recorded elevations anywhere in North Carolina. What specific parts of this community floods during hurricanes and tropical storms? Is this community frequenty under mandatory evacuations when hurricanes and tropical storms affect the area? What is being done by county commissioners to mitigate flooding in this community?
What are some must see locations and things to do in this small town Carteret County community? What questions about the area do you have? What information can you tell us about this location which we did not mention in this article?