**Hurricane season: Be ready and prepared** Click here for HURRICANE PREPAREDNESS information Nestled in the heart of Pender County, Burgaw is a small town that possesses many charms. The town is known for its friendly people and picturesque surroundings; however it boasts ample economic opportunities and has convenient access to the amenities of an urban center. It is located 25 minutes west of Wilmington’s ILM International Airport and the University of North Carolina at Wilmington; Interstate 40, NC Highway 53, and US Highway 117 run through town, providing several avenues to a variety of shopping and fine dining destinations. Whether a visitor or long-term resident, Burgaw is sure to contain whatever it is you wish to find. To view a beautiful video of Burgaw decorated for the Christmas season, please click here to watch our Hometown Christmas in Burgaw. "This institution is an equal opportunity provider."