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In Onslow County, your safety is our top priority.  Onslow County is rapidly responding to the evolving health and safety requirements that are now part of our everyday operations.  With commitment and dedication, we are doing our part to ensure the well being of our visitors as well as our local hospitality industry personnel. We look forward to greeting you with a safe and warm welcome.


All of our visitors should see the State of North Carolina’s Phased Plan related to reopening amidst the COVID-19 health concerns.  Current North Carolina restrictions infographic.

All persons age 5 & older are required, with some exceptions, to wear face coverings while out in public. Masks are required to be wore when indoors at all times and outdoors when physical distancing of 6 feet is not possible. Here is the guidance on wearing face coverings.

Our Safe Travel Menu here on this page is a resource that will provide you with up-to-date and specific safety information related to our restaurants, hotels, attractions, and beaches.  We hope this resource is helpful and assists you in making travel plans for your visit to Onslow County safe, smooth, and enjoyable.

We ask all of our visitors to follow the North Carolina Health & Human Services Guidelines for safe interactions.



Onslow County is made up of many small businesses and Inspired Locals that are the fabric of our community.  Our restaurants and local businesses need our help more than ever as we get through this time.  See our Support Onslow Page to see all the various ways you can make a difference.

We care about the residents, workers, and visitors of Onslow County.

We join you in a desire to return to our lives but recognize that extra precautions will be necessary for some time.  Our pledge is a shared commitment with you to keep each other healthy.

By following recommended public health guidelines and showing our respect to the people around us, we can minimize the spread of COVID-19 and keep our doors open. Together we will take the precautions necessary for all of us to stay safe.


This time of staying at home has given our locals a chance to connect with us on our social media pages and share some of their favorite things about Onslow County.  Here is some of what they had to say.  We hope their sentiments inspire you!