Camp Lejeune - On and Off Base Information

Camp Lejeune Housing and Information:

Location: Marine Corps Base Camp Lejeune is located in Onslow County in southeastern North Carolina. Camp Lejeune and the City of Jacksonville are adjacent to the New River flowing to the Onslow Beach area. Camp Lejeune occupies about 153,439 acres with 14 miles of beach on the Atlantic Ocean.

Cost of Living: Traditionally lower cost of living than the national average.

Base Operator: 910-451-1113 or DSN 312-751-1113

Housing values have changed to an average of $154,100

Area Population: 194,638 in the the nearby community of Jacksonville, NC.

Child Care: Child Care services available aboard Camp Lejeune include; full-time care, part-day preschool, toddler play groups, hourly care, Saturday evening care, Special Events and special needs care at the Child Development Center.  Call 910-450-0553/0554/0555.

Schools: Number of DoD Schools on Camp Lejeune

All legal dependent children who reside with their military sponsor in permanent base housing are eligible to attend Camp Lejeune Dependents Schools. Military sponsors, living off base, who are certified by the Base Housing Office to receive base housing within 90 school days and who receive a Housing Office letter verifying this fact, may also enroll their children in the school system. School has a Half-day Pre-K program and full-day kindergarten program. Elementary school hours are 8:45 a.m. - 3:15 p.m.; Middle and High School hours are 7:50 a.m. - 2:35 p.m. 

Marine and Family Services: MCCS 910-451-9381

Housing: Camp Lejeune family housing is considered some of the finest in the Marine Corps. The 4,447 units are well maintained and are continuously updated. Many homes have been renovated, and renovations on other quarters are either in progress or programmed. All quarters offer central air conditioning and heating. Camp Lejeune housing is assigned on a voluntary basis. Applications cannot be placed on the waiting list before the military member has officially reported for duty. For housing floor plans, visit the Housing website at and select grade and housing areas for pictures and floor plans. 

Base Location

14 McHugh Blvd
Camp Lejeune, NC 28547

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