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28467 - Calabash, North Carolina - Home of Calabash Shrimp

Updated on October 1, 2014

28467 - Calabash, North Carolina

Welcome to 28467 - Calabash, North Carolina.

In April of 2011, my husband and I had the occasion to visit Southern North Carolina and spent quite a bit of time in the Calabash and Shallotte area. We were so impressed that we are thinking of relocating to the area in the very near future.

This site is an attempt to help local businesses in the 28467 area reach out and let prospective clients and customers know what businesses are in the area. They are willing and eager to serve YOU while helping to keep our local economy strong.

Why go the next town or two over when there are honest and hard working local businesses in your back yard who are anxious for your business. Please consider patronizing your local businesses and keep all of our hard earned money in OUR area.

How To Contact Me Regarding 28467

You may contact me regarding 28467 via the Guestbook at the bottom of this site or by emailing me at When emailing, please ensure you place the title "28467" in the subject line as I do not open emails from addresses I don't recognize.

28467 Calabash Fried Shrimp
28467 Calabash Fried Shrimp

Short History of Calabash, North Carolina 28467

And A Recipe For Calabash Shrimp!

Calabash, North Carolina was named after the gourds of the same name that grow in the region. One of the main uses for these gourds were for drinking.

Many people enjoy eating "Calabash seafood", a style of fried food that has been quite popular since the 1930's.

Here is one of the most popular Calabash recipe specialties, Calabash Shrimp!

Calabash North Carolina Shrimp Recipe


2 eggs

1 cup whole milk

1 cup all-purpose flour

1/2 teaspoon salt

1/2 teaspoon black pepper

2 lbs small shrimp, shelled


* Beat together eggs and milk.

* Add flour, salt and pepper; stir until smooth.

* Dip shrimp in batter; remove and place in hot oil.

* Fry at 375 degrees until crisp.

Please share any comments about Calabash shrimp or other Calabash fried food in the Guestbook below . . .

28467 - Fringe Salon and Spa
28467 - Fringe Salon and Spa

Fringe Salon & Spa in Calabash

Phenomenal Hair and Nail Salon Service in 28467

During our visit to Calabash, North Carolina, a friend of mine went to the Fringe Salon & Spa for a hair cut and color. Their master stylist/colorist, Peter, was professional, yet friendly, and took his time to ensure my friend enjoyed her hair treatment experience. Sally came out of the appointment feeling pampered and looking wonderful. She really did look great.

Sally from Tidelines Fabrics & Home Decor in Shallotte, NC has been going to the Fringe Salon and Spa since she and her husband moved into the area and highly recommends this salon. As her friend, I am safe in telling you that she wouldn't continually return if she didn't like the staff or the service she receives. There are just too many other businesses out there to stick around if you aren't satisfied.

If YOU are looking to enjoy a great hair and/or nail experience, please think of making an appointment at the Fringe Salon & Spa in Calabash, North Carolina. They can be reached at 910-579-0179.

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Visit Here For Best Hair & Nail Salon Service:
9930-3 Beach Drive, Calabash, NC

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For Souvenirs and Gift Giving, Visit Here!:
9973 Beach Drive Southwest, Calabash, NC

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28467 - Calabash Nautical Gifts - Pirate Decor
28467 - Calabash Nautical Gifts - Pirate Decor

Shopping & Gifts at Calabash Nautical Gifts

Calabash Nautical Gifts offers a quaint shopping experience in the 28467 area. It is a collection of small shops including a Christmas Shop, a Fudge Shop, The Boundary House (for a great meal experience), and lots of knick knacks and gifts to bring home as souvenirs.

Now I have to tell you that there are many local crafters that have articles for sale on consignment in these shops, so you won't only find items there that are at every other souvenir shop in the area. As a matter of fact, ShooShoo Jewelry happens to have some beach jewelry on sale at a few of the shops there using shells that were picked up from the surrounding beaches.

If you are looking for pirate decor, beach wear or t-shirts, decorative items for your garden, or just love shopping for can't find anywhere else items, Calabash Nautical Gifts is the place to visit.

Head on over to the Boundary House for some of that Fried Calabash Shrimp which is right behind Calabash Nautical Gifts to finish off your shopping with a great meal./p">

A Video Clip Featuring Some Highlights of Calabash, North Carolina - 28467- Calabash NC

28467 - Lori's Golf Shoppe
28467 - Lori's Golf Shoppe

Ladies Golf Anything? Lori's Golf Shoppe

28467 in Calabash, NC

Ladies, if golf is your game, Lori's Golf Shoppe is where you need to be!

It's the one stop shop for lady golfers looking for golf bags, golf clubs, golf shoes, and golf accessories. She also features women's golf clothing in the newest styles and best brands.

Lori's Golf Shoppe is located at 9966 Beach Drive, SW, Calabash, NC 28467 and you can contact Lori's Shoppe at (910) 575-0871.

28467 - Collectors Corner Art Gallery - Vintage Posters
28467 - Collectors Corner Art Gallery - Vintage Posters

Collector's Corner Art Gallery in 28470 - Custom Framing

Main Street, Calabash, North Carolina

Anyone looking to find quality custom framing and specialized gifts has only to visit Collector's Corner Art Gallery right on Main Street, Calabash, North Carolina.

Their specialties are procurement of vintage posters and original art, limited editions, specialized & conservation framing, shadow boxes, needlepoint & crewel works, and design assistance. They also represent local and nationally recognized artists.

Collector's Corner Art Gallery has years of experience in restoring works of art and are the top framers in the region.

Thanks for visiting 28467 - Calabash, North Carolina!

I hope you enjoyed your short visit here and take a moment to give me a thumbs up at the top of this site? I sure would appreciate it.



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    • WaterMom profile image


      7 years ago

      I will definitely be trying the Calabash Shrimp recipe out as I enjoy cooking. Nice site, good info about the services/stores in the area.

    • NYtoSCimjustme profile image


      7 years ago

      Hi Michelle, Nice compilation of information on Calabash businesses. I lived there for about 10 years and now live nearby in SC. I have a lens on Calabash as well - I added you to the lensroll so that people who view my site will get a link to yours... look forward to more information you add here.

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      7 years ago

      I've visited there and had a great time, too! Will be visiting again! LOTS of great fishing in the Carolinas.

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      7 years ago

      I'm also visiting here because of the 28470 lens. Nice community!

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      7 years ago

      I had to come visit this lens since I just came from another of yours, 28470. I enjoyed both sites.


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