Brunswick Co., NC
The county was formed in 1764 from parts of Bladen County and New Hanover County. It was named for the colonial port of Brunswick Town (now in ruins) which was itself named for Duchy of Brunswick-Lüneburg; at the time held by the British kings of the House of Hanover.
Modern Day Adjacent Counties
Brunswick County is bordered by Pender County NC
to the north NE, New Hanover County NC
to the east, Horry County SC
to the southwest and Columbus County NC
on the northwest.