Where is Belhaven located?
Belhaven is accessible by land via Routes 99 and 264. It is located on the northern shore of the Pungo River, about 8 miles from the Pamlico Sound.
What are the size and population of Belhaven?
Belhaven’s town limits are about 2 square miles; about 1,700 residents live in town.
When is the best time to visit?
Anytime! For a small town, Belhaven has a lot of heart. Its Annual July 4 Parade attracts thousands of visitors. Belhaven also hosts a variety of Christmas events which include the amazing Toy Trains of Belhaven display, lots of activities for children and a Candlelight Tour of Homes. The Intracoastal Waterway Celebration is held on Labor Day Weekend and includes the annual sanctioned BBQ competition. Belhaven is a year-round community with most outdoor activities available from April through November. The winter brings the tundra swans to area lakes and attracts birders and wildlife photographers. We are fortunate to have three wildlife refuges within a short distance from town.
What activities can I do when I visit Belhaven?
The first thing you need to do is visit the Belhaven Community Chamber and Welcome Center located at 293 E. Water Street. You will be greeted cordially by and member of the staff and given a visitor’s bag of information about the town. The Chamber Visitor’s Lounge is a popular place to get out of the cold/heat and use the free Wi-Fi. Public restrooms are available.
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