New River MCAS - On and Off Base Information

New River MCAS Housing Information

New River Marine Corps Air Station (MCAS) Housing and Information:

Location: Marine Corps Air Station New River is located 4 miles south of downtown Jacksonville on Hwy 17, south in Onslow County, North Carolina. Jacksonville is predominately a military town with two Marine Corps installations located in the area. Located near many beautiful beaches on the Atlantic Ocean, MCAS New River is a very desirable location.

Cost of Living: Cost of living is relatively low and housing prices have come down due to the Marine Corps downsizing.

Base Operator: 910-451-1113. There is no longer a base operator; an automated recording refers callers to a website for a complete listing of phone numbers: (click on "Phone Directory" located on right side of page).

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

Schools: All legal dependent children who reside with their military sponsor in permanent base housing are eligible to attend Camp Lejeune Dependents Schools. Call the School Liaison Office at 910-449-4703.

Marine and Family Services: Marine and Family Programs 910-449-6185/6110 / (DSN) 312-752-6110/6185.

Housing: Camp Lejeune/MCAS New River family housing is considered some of the finest in the Marine Corps. The 4,447 units are well maintained and are continuously updated. Application and waitlist inquiries should be directed to the Military Housing Office, 910-219-6460 / 1-877-509-2424. There is a shortage of affordable Junior Enlisted housing in the Jacksonville area. Median home price is $154,100 and median rent is $943.

Base Location

PSC Box 21001
Jacksonville, NC 28545

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