Yaupon Beach, North Carolina
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About Yaupon Beach, NC

Yaupon Beach, North Carolina is a coastal neighbourhood that is incorporated into the town of Oak Island in Brunswick County, North Carolina in the year of 1955. It has weathered many hurricanes, including Hazel in 1954 and Floyd in 1999. It merged with neighboring Long Beach in 1999 to form the town of Oak Island and is now officially a neighbourhood of Oak Island.

History

Yaupon Beach was incorporated as a town in 1955.[1] The town was named for the abundance of yaupon near the original town site.[2]

References

  1. ^ "Yaupon Beach". Star-News. May 24, 1998. p. 34. Retrieved 2015. 
  2. ^ Proffitt, Martie (Apr 17, 1983). "Local history offers tasty tidbits". Star-News. pp. 1C. Retrieved 2015. 

Coordinates: 33°54?18?N 78°04?42?W / 33.90500°N 78.07833°W / 33.90500; -78.07833



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