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Branches of Government

North Carolina General Information


Executive Branch

North Carolina's executive branch consists of the Governor, Lieutenant Governor, Council of State, the Cabinet, several executive departments, three independent executive agencies, and multiple licensing boards.


Legislative Branch

The legislative branch of the North Carolina government consists of the North Carolina General Assembly.


Judicial Branch

The judicial branch of the government consists of the North Carolina Court system and other agencies.

5th District Courthouse

Clerk of Court

District Attorney

Public Defender

316 Princess St.
Wilmington, NC 28401

 

Phone: (910) 772-6600

Clerk of Superior Court
PO Box 2023

Wilmington, NC 28402

Phone: (910) 772-6600

New Hanover County
316 Princess Street
Wilmington, NC 28401

 

Phone: (910) 772-6610

Fax: (910) 772-6611

New Hanover County
320 Chestnut St.
Wilmington, NC 28402

 

Phone: (910) 343-5400

Fax: (910) 343-5401

Mailing Address:
PO Box 2023
Wilmington, NC 28402

 

Mailing Address:
PO Box 352
Wilmington, NC 28401

 

Mailing Address:
PO Box 2560
Wilmington, NC 28402

Other State Resources

Main Library & Law Library
201 Chestnut Street
Wilmington, NC 28401
Phone 910-798-6300

Northeast Regional Library
1241 Military Cutoff Road
Wilmington, NC 28405
Phone 910-798-6370

Pine Valley Library
3802 South College Road
Wilmington, NC 28412
Phone 910-798-6390

Pleasure Island Library
1401 N. Lake Park Boulevard
Carolina Beach, NC 28428
Phone 910-798-6380

Hours: Monday-Tuesday 9 am - 8 pm
Wednesday-Thursday 9 am - 6 pm
Friday-Saturday 9am - 5 pm
Sunday 1-5 (NC Room Closed)