Our Vision

A Vision for New Hanover County

NHC Vision - photo of Cape Fear River at twilight with icons of the strategic plan floating over itA vibrant, prosperous, diverse coastal community, committed to building a sustainable future for generations to come.

The County’s Mission

New Hanover County is committed to providing equitable opportunities and exceptional public services through good governance to ensure a safe, healthy, secure and thriving community for all.

Shared Values

  • Professionalism
  • Equity
  • Integrity
  • Innovation
  • Stewardship
  • Accountability

Learn more about the 2024 to 2028 Strategic Plan.