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Find locally inspired restaurants and shops, things to do, as well as featured attractions, events and more throughout Onslow County.  From the rural coastal plains community of Richlands to Jacksonville, as well as the coastal towns of Swansboro and Sneads Ferry, and beautiful North Topsail Beach, there is something unique to see, experience and do, #OnlyinOnslow.

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The Place Where Beauty and Pride Come Together

Located at the southern coast of North Carolina, family fun adventures await in Onslow’s Great Outdoors. Our coastal location makes being out on the water nearly a year-round opportunity with a variety of adventures on tap. As home to Marine Corps Base Camp Lejeune, our area is steeped in military tradition and history that inspires our visitors to experience a unique and palpable sense of heartfelt patriotism that is all their own. From our rural coastal plains region, all the way out to North Topsail Beach, Sneads Ferry, and the quaint historic waterfront town of Swansboro, unforgettable family memories are made in Onslow.

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The Terwilliger Family, Owners of Riverview Cafe

Since it opened as an oyster bar in 1946, the Riverview Restaurant has earned a reputation among locals and tourists alike for fresh-off-the-boat seafood; in particular, shrimp. The Terwilliger family has been frying and broiling the best shrimp around since the days when a dollar could buy a fried shrimp dinner. A time-worn menu from 1946 hangs on the wall near the entrance, showing that a plate of fried shrimp was just as popular then as now.

“I have been cleaning fish that were literally swimming an hour before they’re on your plate. That’s as fresh as it gets in my opinion.  I can attest to that.”

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The beach is calling and I must go! 🌅 #onlyinonslow #beachsunrise ...

😎Good Morning! The Onslow County Farmers Market is open today from 8am - 1pm at 4024 Richlands Hwy., Jacksonville!

🍅Local produce, pasture raised meat, honey, gluten free & keto baked goods & more! You can also purchase your rain barrels & tickets to Farm to Fork (Aug 28th)

🦋Master Gardeners will also be presenting "Milkweed for Monarchs" for the kids! This event starts at 830am, fee $7. If you haven't pre-registered, come a few minutes early to check-in.

#supportlocalfarmers #onslowcounty #jacksonvillenc #marketlife #shoplocal

Posted @withregram • @onslowcountyfarmersmarket All your summer favorites🤩 Every Saturday! Local. Fresh. Delicious. #supportlocalfarmers #marketlife #onslowcounty #jacksonvillenc

Calling all anglers! Get registered for the Sneads Ferry Rotary Club 30th Annual King Mackerel Tournament, an SKA sanctioned event, to be held on August 20-21.

⭐️Over $40,000 in prizes will be awarded!

Register by August 17th for early bird discounts. 🎣

Visit the website for all details:

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