Town of Holden Beach

 North Carolina

The Family Beach



Town of Holden Beach

Welcome to the Town of Holden Beach, nationally recognized as one of the premier "Family Beaches" in the United States. Holden Beach is proud of what we do not have. We are primarily a residential community, with a small commercial area. Holden Beach is a great place to relax, enjoy the beach and the natural wildlife that surrounds us.

Clean water, blue skies and lots of family fun. Come experience it for yourself!



News from Mayor Holden - State of Emergency Amended (April 1st): Overall, property owners, visitors and residents have been very understanding and willing to work together addressing the challenges due to COVID-19. There have been some issues that have arisen due to noncompliance by those individuals who lack consideration for others. State of Emergency Amendment No. 4 is an attempt to more clearly define the purpose of the original declaration. Click here to view amendment No. 4. Presently there are no plans to close the bridge. It may become a consideration along with other options at a later date. The Holden Beach Police Department is performing its duty protecting people and property. Yes, tickets are being written. The Town Hall building is still closed, but staff is working. Phone calls, emails, etc. will be answered. Be sure to have your windshield stickers, just in case they were to be required to enter the town. They must be placed on the windshield to be officially recognized. Currently residents and property owners are welcome to use their homes! It is a time for us all to help one another. 

State of Emergency Amended (March 31): The State of Emergency for the Town of Holden Beach has been amended to coincide with Governor Cooper's Stay at Home Order. Click here to view the amendment. All other restrictions currently in place shall remain in force until rescinded or amended.

Stay at Home Order: Governor Cooper issued a Stay at Home Order on March 27th, effective March 30th at 5:00 p.m. Click here to view the details. 

State of Emergency Amended (March 27): Mayor Holden, acting as the Emergency Management Director of the Town of Holden Beach, in consultation with the commissioners, amended the State of Emergency regarding short-term rentals. Click here to view the amendment. 

State of Emergency Amended: The State of Emergency for the Town of Holden Beach has been amended following meetings of the Board of Commissioners held on March 23rd at 10:00 a.m and 4:00 p.m. Click here to view the prohibitions and restrictions to be implemented within the Town of Holden Beach.

State of Emergency: Mayor Holden, with the consensus of all five commissioners, has declared a State of Emergency for the Town of Holden Beach. Click here to view the declaration. 

Emergency Meeting: The Holden Beach commissioners and mayor will hold an emergency meeting as called by Mayor Holden on Monday, March 23rd at 4:00 consider action that may be necessary due to the Coronavirus threat. 

Coronavirus Information: The Town Hall is currently open during normal business hours. All activities, with the exception of Board of Commissioners' meetings, scheduled in the Town Hall Public Assembly and conference rooms and the Emergency Operations Center conference rooms are canceled until further notice. The Town encourages residents to follow social distancing protocols and to seek communication options like phone, email and other online resources to limit exposure to others. 

Brunswick County has developed a dedicated webpage for community assistance. Click here to view their website. Remember to seek the most verified information from sources likes the CDCNC DHHS and the county regarding the coronavirus. If you have questions, you can contact the Brunswick County Public Health Call Line at (910) 253-2339 Monday - Friday, 9:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. You can also email them at The NC Public Health Call Line can be reached at 866-462-3821 (open 24/7).

2018 Water Quality Results: The REVISED 2018 Consumer Confidence Report is now available. Click here to view the report.




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