About This Place
Holden Beach is a seaside town in Brunswick County, North Carolina, USA. The population was 787 at the 2000 census. It is part of the Wilmington Metropolitan Statistical Area.
Holden Beach is located at 33°54′55″N 78°17′11″W / 33.915271°N 78.286459°W / 33.915271; -78.286459.
According to the United States Census Bureau, the town has a total area of 3.4 square miles (8.9 km2).3.0 square miles (7.7 km2) of it is land and 0.5 square miles (1.2 km2) of it (13.95%) is water.