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Holden Beach

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Holden Beach is a seaside town in Brunswick County, North Carolina, United States. The population was 575 at the 2010 census. It is part of the Myrtle Beach metropolitan area.GeographyHolden Beach is located in southern Brunswick County. The town occupies an 8mi barrier island on the Atlantic Ocean, bounded by Shallotte Inlet to the west, Lockwoods Folly Inlet to the east, and the Intracoastal Waterway to the north. One road, North Carolina Highway 130, crosses the Intracoastal Waterway to connect Holden Beach with the mainland. By NC 130 it is 10mi northwest to the town of Shallotte.According to the United States Census Bureau, the town of Holden Beach has a total area of 8.9km2. 7.0sqkm of it is land and 1.8km2 of it (20.72%) is water.GovernmentThe mayor of Holden Beach is J. Alan Holden and the Mayor Pro-Tem is John Fletcher. Commissioners are John Fletcher, Ashley Royal, Peter Freer, Kim Isenhour and Ken Kyser.
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