Leland is one of the fastest growing cities in Southeastern North Carolina.
With its proximity to the stunning coastal inlets and lush golf courses, it’s no wonder that Leland is one of the fastest growing cities in Southeastern North Carolina.
Leland is the most populous town in all of Brunswick County.
Leland has a multitude of shops, restaurants, and medical facilities. It is also less than 10 miles from the historic downtown area of Wilmington. The town also boasts a low property tax rate making Leland ideal for retirees. These are a just few of the reasons why Leland is the most populous town in all of Brunswick County with just under 25,000 residents.
ARTS & Recreation
Leland has a very active arts community, with lots of recreational opportunity offered to its residents. The Leland Cultural Arts Center is a popular spot for all types of arts classes, providing courses and programs in a variety of genres including pottery, theatre , painting, jewelry making, and more. The arts center also has performing arts space capable of hosting community theatre productions, musical performances and events. Thanks to the numerous parks and nature preserves, you’ll find several launch spots for your canoe, kayak or fishing boat as well as areas for recreation, disc golf, and dog parks. The town offers miles of walking and biking trails, tennis and pickleball courts and green space for you to enjoy an active lifestyle.
Cape Fear National
The winding waterways and rivers in and around Leland make it an ideal spot to get out in nature and among a variety of year-round coastal wildlife, including catfish, flounder, and blue crab. Leland is also one of three major bird fly zones in the country. Here, you’ll get a chance to spot Brown Pelican, Sanderling, Anhinga, Herons, Ibises, the American Oyster Catcher, Stork and many more. The town is nestled 10 minutes from historic downtown Wilmington and within 30 minutes of several area beaches making it conveniently located and perfect for an active coastal lifestyle.