Jacksonville, NC was founded in 1757 and is a quintessential naval town. The city is home to and the home of the United States Marine Corps' Marine Corps Base Camp Lejeune and Marine Corps Air Station New River. Jacksonville is located adjacent to North Carolina's Southern Outer Banks area.
Jacksonville is the 14th largest city in North Carolina and home to approximately 70,000 people. One of America's fastest growing cities, Jacksonville is primarily a military town.