Anyone looking for a place to live in Onslow County should check out Jacksonville City Limits homes. The city is the county seat. It’s also growing very fast. Forbes magazine rated it number five on the list of the fastest growing small cities of 2014. The average age of Jacksonville residents is 22.8 years, in part because it is the location of United States Marine Corps Camp Lejeune and New River Air Station. Jacksonville has the distinction of being the first municipality to have a holiday in honor of the passing of the 13th Amendment which abolished slavery in the United States. The holiday was instituted on June 21st, 2016. In addition to the employment opportunities with the Department of Defense, many people are employed by Onslow County government and schools. The city of Jacksonville also employs many residents.
Jacksonville City Limits real estate is available in many sizes and styles. Find beautiful Colonial style homes, many on the banks of the New River. There are also gated communities with new construction single-family homes. The communities have amenities like tennis courts, a swimming pool, rec center, and parks.
Most houses have three or four bedrooms and two or three bathrooms. Some houses also have a bonus room over the garage, which is perfect for a home office, guest room, or rec room. The new construction homes have all high-end finishes, including hardwood floors, energy efficient windows, stainless steel kitchen appliances, and stone countertops. Houses are both one and two stories tall. Many of the two-story homes have a first-floor master bedroom. The master bedroom will have an ensuite bathroom, often including a soaking tub, and a walk-in closet.
People considering Jacksonville City Limits homes will find lots of fun things to do in the city. There are lots of great parks and a full schedule of youth sports. The Jacksonville Jamboree is held in May and includes a community-wide talent show, great food, rides, games, and a vendor market.
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