Welcome to Bladen County!

Contact us at tourism28337@embarqmail.com

Dawn Head shot

Executive Director, Dawn Maynard lives in White Lake with her husband Alan Maynard. She enjoys spending time with her friends and family in both White Lake and Emerald Isle, NC. Hobbies include outdoor cycling, off shore fishing, swimming, triathlons, and quality time with her canines Lucy and Malibu. Dawn loves planning events in the community and enjoys promoting the businesses in and around Bladen County. New business owners are invited to join her and other Chamber members each month at the Cape Fear Farmer’s Market on the second Tuesday at 12 N to shake hands and fellowship together in a relaxed business atmosphere. Contact Dawn anytime at tourism28337@embarqmail.com!

Austin Barfield of Raleigh, North Carolina on Wakeboard

Adam Greene of Elizabethtown, North Carolina on Barefoot Boom

Whether you’re driving down tree-lined streets or swimming in the crystal clear waters of White Lake, the Elizabethtown-White Lake area is truly a “great place to visit and a better place to live!” Rarely do two municipalities complement each other as well as Elizabethtown and White Lake.In addition to its viable downtown commercial district with canopied, family-owned shops and its outlying shopping centers, Elizabethtown possesses an aura of charm and southern hospitality that is truly unique.  The area also boasts prime industrial sites, available manpower, and an abundant water supply from the Cape Fear River.

Located seven miles from Elizabethtown, White Lake is a true phenomenon of nature. It is a Carolina Bay with 1065 acres of spring-fed fresh water, a white sandy bottom, and a gently sloping shoreline.  White Lake is one of the most popular summer resorts in the Southeastern United States.

Whether you are relocating or visiting, Elizabethtown¹s small-town charm and White Lake’s resort atmosphere provide comfortable southern living opportunities.