Atkinson is a town in Pender County, North Carolina. It falls within the Wilmington Metro Area. It has a total area of 1.0 square mile, all of which is land.
Manufacturing, public administration and administrative and support and waste management services are the major commercial activities here. Yonder Airport is the local airport. The closest hospital is Pender Memorial Hospital, located about 14 miles away in Burgaw. The cost of living here is 9.00% less than the country average.
The town gets 53 inches of rain annually. The number of days with measurable precipitation annually is 107. Snowfall is about 3 inches per year.