Wilmington, North Carolina (NC)

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Wilmington is a city in New Hanover County, North Carolina, United States. The population was estimated at 100,000 as of 2006;[3] The Census Bureau 2006 estimates set the population of the Wilmington Metropolitan area at 326,166, making it the sixth largest metropolitan area in the state.[citation needed] It is the county seat of New Hanover County. It was named in honor of Spencer Compton, the Earl of Wilmington, who was Prime Minister under George II.
Wilmington was settled on the Cape Fear River. Wilmington offers its historic downtown as a main tourist attraction and business center and is minutes away from nearby beaches. City residents have the advantage of living nestled between a river and the ocean.

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Total Population: 75,542
Cost of Living
Median Household Income: $31,099
Median Home Value: $128,400
State sales tax: 4.25%

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"art,, beach and books"

Is it a good place for a lively woman over 60 who loves art , beach and books??

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