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Ocean Isle Beach or simply Ocean Isle is a small seaside town located in Brunswick County, North Carolina, United States. The population was 550 at the 2010 census. It is part of the Myrtle Beach metropolitan area.Located at the southern end of North Carolina's Atlantic Ocean coastline, with access to the Atlantic Intracoastal Waterway, Ocean Isle Beach is a tourist attraction with many rental beach houses and second homes.GeographyOcean Isle Beach is located in southwest Brunswick County at . The town occupies the entire barrier island of Ocean Isle Beach, extending 5mi from Tubbs Inlet on the west to Shallotte Inlet on the east. The town also extends north onto the mainland along North Carolina Highway 904.According to the United States Census Bureau, the town has a total area of 11.7km2. 8.8sqkm of it is land and 3.0km2 of it is water.DemographicsAs of the census of 2000, there were 426 people, 209 households, and 141 families residing in the town. The population density was 124.2 people per square mile (48.0/km²). There were 2,507 housing units at an average density of 731.0 per square mile (282.2/km²). The racial makeup of the town was 98.59% White, 0.94% Native American and 0.47% Asian. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 0.47% of the population.
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