New Bern, North Carolina Best Place To Live
With its medium sized population, New Bern North Carolina residents enjoy the benefits of small town life, but with many of the amenities of larger cities.
The second oldest city in North Carolina, founded in 1710, New Bern is full of historical landmarks to explore and calls itself "North Carolina's Gateway."
And did you know it is the birthplace of Pepsi?
The beaches of New Bern NC are white sand and crystal clear blue water and while that is a huge attraction, there is so much more to New Bern than it's beaches.
New Bern is an up and coming venue for the arts and artists.
The city prides itself on bringing galleries and art studios, live music, active local theatres to the downtown as well as festivals, and special events year round.
New Bern North Carolina has a population of 28,988 people and is located in Craven County North Carolina, which has a total population of about 98,529 people.
Pamlico County adjoins Craven County to the east and is experiencing brisk growth. Situated at the confluence of the Nuese and Trent Rivers, and nestled in between the coast and the Croatan National Forest's 157,000 acres, New Bern is surrounded by beautiful land.
As it is located about half-way down the North Carolina coast, New Bern is also in a good position for its residents to visit other nearby larger towns.
About half an hour south in Havelock, at Cherry Point, is the world's largest Marine Corps air station, which is open for tours.
The tourist hot spots of Morehead City and Atlantic Beach, on the “Crystal Coast,” are only about an hour south of New Bern, North Carolina.
Other close larger towns and cities include Kinston, NC which is fifty minutes west, the college town of Greenville NC, approximately an hour and fifteen minutes away, and the Research Triangle of Raleigh, Durham, Chapel Hill NC, which are about two and a half hours west.
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