New River MCAS Community Information

Local Education

The local off-base schools are within the Onslow County School System, serving students living in Jacksonville, Swansboro, Hubert, Richlands, Sneads Ferry, North Topsail Beach, and Holly Ridge. Higher education is offered from nearby institutions, including Coastal Carolina Community College, the University of North Carolina at Wilmington, and East Carolina University, to name a few. Additional college extension programs are available aboard Camp Lejeune and MCAS New River. Many other colleges and universities are represented.

Events & Attractions

At New River MCAS, the Semper Fit Division offers a myriad of programs and services to the populace, including training, aerobics, youth sports and athletics. New River MCAS also offers a bowling center and movie theater. At the New River Marina, residents can rent jet skis, canoes and other watercraft to enjoy New River. Other nearby attractions includes Lynwood Park Zoo, Rock Creek Golf Club and Coastal Plains Raceway in adjacent Jacksonville. Special events include Kid's Day, Summer Lock-ins, Wet-n-Wild Marina Wednesdays, the Bass Fishing Tournament, and the annual New Year's Bash at the Bowling Center. Nearby events include Farmer's Day in Richlands and the annual Shrimp Festival in Sneads Ferry.

Local Economy

MCAS New River enjoys an excellent relationship with the surrounding Jacksonville and Onslow County community as the base influences strong economic growth in the surrounding areas. Major industries in the area include sales and service, retail, healthcare, manufacturing and education. Top employers in nearby Jacksonville include Onslow County Hospital Authority, Platinum Corral, Onslow Memorial Hospital, Wal-Mart Stores, Inc., and Stanadyne Corporation, to name a few.

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