Dare County, North Carolina Basics:

Dare County North Carolina - Government Site

Population: 34,517
Area: 383 square miles
County seat: Manteo
Area code(s) in use: 252
Time zone: EST
High school graduate or higher: 91.2%
Bachelor's degree or higher: 30.7%
Median household income: $55,780
Persons in poverty: 10.4%
Home ownership rate: 72.1%
Mean travel time to work: 18.9 minutes

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Map of the Dare County area

Our detail map of Dare County shows the Dare County, North Carolina boundary lines and other interesting items.

Places in Dare County, North Carolina

  Airports     show all on map

Billy Mitchell Airport, Dare County Airport, Dare County Regional Airport, First Flight Airport, Outer Banks Airport

  Areas     show all on map

Elizabethan Gardens, First Creeks, Paquiwock, Whalebone

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Austin Reef, Blockade Shoal, Clam Shoal, Colington Island Shoal, Devil Shoals, Diamond Shoals, Egg Shoal, Fulker Shoal (historical), Hatteras Shoals, Inner Diamond Shoal, Jack Shoal, Log Shoal, Long Shoal, Middle Ground, Oliver Reef, Outer Diamond Shoal, Outer Shoals, Sand Banks, Sand Banks, Shark Shoal, Wimble Shoals

  Basins     show all on map

Turn Basin

  Bays     show all on map

Ashbee Harbor, Baum Bay, Black Hall Bay, Blount Bay, Boat Bay, Broad Creek, Brooks Creek, Buzzard Bay, Canadian Hole, Cedar Bush Bay, Clarks Bay, Croatan Sound, Deep Bay, Deer Creek, Eagle Nest Bay, Georges Creek, Goat Island Bay, Gull Island Bay, Hatteras Bight, Kitty Hawk Bay, Lighthouse Bay, Manns Harbor, Midgett Cove, Mill Creek, Motts Creek, No Ache Bay, Northeast Prong, Otis Cove, Oyster Creek, Pains Bay, Parched Corn Bay, Pea Island Bay, Peters Ditch, Phipps Cove, Port Ferinando (historical), Roanoke Sound, Round Hammock Bay, Round Hammock Bay, Sandy Bay, Sandy Bay, Scarboro Creek, Shallowbag Bay, Stumpy Point Bay, Terrapin Creek Bay, The Drain, The Frying Pan, The Trench, Tillets Cove, Tom Mann Creek, Wreck Creek

  Beaches     show all on map

Bald Beach, Coquina Beach

  Benches     show all on map

Coquina Bench

  Bridges     show all on map

Ananias Dare Street Bridge, Herbert C Bonner Bridge, Herbert C Bonner Bridge, Melvin R Daniels Bridge, Roanoke Sound Bridge, William B Umstead Memorial Bridge

  Buildings     show all on map

Alcohol Law Enforcement, Avon Fire Department Station 46, Britthaven of Outer Banks, Buxton Fire Department Station 44, Chicamacomico Fire Department Station 50, Chicamacomico Life Saving Station (historical), Colington Fire Department Station 15, Crime Line, Dare County Emergency Medical Services Station 2, Dare County Emergency Medical Services Station 3, Dare County Emergency Medical Services Station 4, Dare County Emergency Medical Services Station 5, Dare County Emergency Medical Services Station 6, Dare County Emergency Medical Services Station 7, Dare County Emergency Medical Services Station 8, Dare County Regional Airport Fire Station, Dare County Sheriff Civil Division, Dare County Sheriff's District Office, Dare County Sheriff's District Office, Dare County Sheriff's Office, Dare County Sheriff's Office, Dare County Sheriff's Office, Duck Fire Department Station 11, Duck Police Department, East Albemarle Regional Library - Kill Devil Hills Branch, Elizabeth II Boat Shop, Elizabeth II Vistor Center, Fish Wildlife Service Headquarters, Frisco Fire Department Station 42, Hatteras Fire Department, Hatteras Island Rescue Squad Station 35, Kill Devil Hills Fire Department Station 14, Kill Devil Hills Police Department, Kitty Hawk Fire Department Station 13, Kitty Hawk Police Administration, Manns Harbor Fire Department Station 18, Manteo Police Department, Nags Head Fire and Rescue Station 16, Nags Head Fire and Rescue Station 21, Nags Head Police Department, North Carolina Marine Resources Center, North Carolina State Highway Patrol, Roanoke Island Volunteer Fire Department Station 17 North Station, Roanoke Island Volunteer Fire Department Station 17 South Station, Salvo Fire Department Station 48, Southern Shores Fire Department Station 12, Southern Shores Fire Department Substation, Southern Shores Police Department, Stumpy Point Fire Department Station 19, Vistor County/Outer Banks Chamber of Commerce

  Canals     show all on map

Billys Ditch, Hammock Ditch, McKnights Ditch

  Capes     show all on map

Bald Point, Ballast Point, Baum Point, Bay Point, Bens Point, Boranges Point, Briery Hall Point, Broad Creek Point, Brooks Point, Buzzard Point, Buzzard Roost, Cape Hatteras, Cape Point, Caroon Point, Cedar Point, Crab Claw Spit, Cypress Point, Davids Point, Deep Ditch Point, Deep Wear Point, Drain Point, Dulls Point, Duncan Point, Durant Point, Eagle Nest Point, Eagleton Point, Fleetwood Point, Gibbs Point, Goat Island Point, Goose Island Point, Green Point, Greens Point, Halfway Point, Haulover Point, Hay Point, Inlet Peninsula, Jesse Shoal Point, Kazer Point, Kings Point, Lake Point, Long Point, Long Point, Long Shoal Point, Mann Point, Martin Point, Meter Point, Ned Bees Point, North Point, Northwest Point, Old Point, Otter Pond Point, Pains Point, Parched Corn Point, Pea Island Point, Poplar Ridge Point, Pork Point, Raccoon Point, Rawls Point, Redstone Point, Reeds Point, Rhodoms Point, Round Hammock Point, Sand Point, Sandy Point, Sandy Point, Scarboro Point, Shellbank Point, Sound Point, South Point, Stumpy Point, Terrapin Creek Point, Terrapin Point, Theoff Point, Weir Point, Wild Boar Point

  Cemeteries     show all on map

Austin Cemetery, Baum Cemetery, Hilltop Cemetery, Shiloh Church Cemetery

  Census     show all on map

Avon Census Designated Place, Buxton Census Designated Place, Frisco Census Designated Place, Hatteras Census Designated Place, Manns Harbor Census Designated Place, Rodanthe Census Designated Place, Salvo Census Designated Place, Wanchese Census Designated Place, Waves Census Designated Place

  Channels     show all on map

Buxton Harbor Channel, Cape Channel, Chicamacomico Channel (historical), Cut Through, Cut Through, Davis Channel, Diamond Slough, Green Island Channel, Kings Channel, Loggerhead Inlet (historical), Long Stretch, Old House Channel, Old Rollinson Channel, Oregon Inlet, Oregon Inlet Channel, Rawlinsons Channel, Roanoke Sound Channel, Walter Slough

  Churches     show all on map

Bethany Church, Colington Church, East Lake Church, Full Gospel Tabernacle, Haven Creek Church, Holy Redeemer Church, Little Grove Church, Mount Carmel Church, Mount Mitchell Church, Roanoke Island Church, Rock Church, Shiloh Church

  Guts     show all on map

Beach Slue, Blackmar Gut, Blossie Creek, Caffeys Inlet (historical), Chaneandepeco Inlet (historical), Chickinacommock (historical), Colington Creek, Colington Cut, Deep Ditch, Gar Gut, Hatteras Slough, Hog Island Creek, Hooker Gut, Isabel Breach (historical), Isabel Inlet (historical), Liehue Gut, Loggerhead Inlet, Long Point Creek, Oyster Creek, Poster Gut, Roanoke Inlet (historical), Rockhall Creek, Sandy Ridge Gut, Smith Creek, The Slash, Trinite Harbor (historical)

  Harbors     show all on map

Shallow Bag Bay Club Marina, Thicket Lump Marina

  Hospitals     show all on map

The Outer Banks Hospital

  Islands     show all on map

Baum Point Island, Bells Island, Big Island, Big Island, Big Penguin Island, Big Tim Island, Bird Islands, Birds Island, Black Hammock, Bobs Island, Bodie Island, Bum Point Island, Burnt Island, Cat Island, Cedar Hammock, Cedar Island, Cedar Island, Colington Island, Cow Island (historical), Douglas Island, Drain Islands, Duck Island, Durant Island, Fulker Island (historical), Goat Island, Goose Island, Goose Island, Goulds Lump, Great Island, Great Island, Green Islands, Grun Island, Gull Island, Hatteras Island, Headquarters Island, Herring Shoal Island, Hog Island, Hog Island, Hog Island, House Island, Ice Plant Island, Ira Lump, Kings Island, Little Hatteras Island (historical), Little Penguin Island, Little Tim Island, Liza Lumps, Maiden Paps (historical), Midgett Island, Nags Head Island, No Ache Island, Off Island, Outer Banks, Pea Island, Penguins Islands, Pond Island, Rawls Island, Roanoke Island, Saint Clair Lump, Sloop Island, Smith Island, Stove Island, Tommy Hammock, Walker Island

  Lakes     show all on map

Back Lake, Colony Lake, Davis Pond, Duck Ponds, East Lake, Isaac Ponds, Sawyer Lake, South Lake, Whipping Creek Lake

  Locales     show all on map

Avalon Pier, Barney Slue Beacon, Bodie Island Clubhouse, Bodie Island Lighthouse, Brigand Bay, Burnside Headquarters (historical), Cape Hatteras Lighthouse, Cross Shoal Beacon, Fort Clark (historical), Fort Hatteras, Frisco Light, Hatteras Inlet Light, Hatteras Inlet Light, Hatteras Island Free Ferry, Jeanettes Pier, Kill Devil Hill Reverse Osmosis Water Treatment Plant, Kitty Hawk Landing, Kitty Hawk Pier, Manteo Well Field Site, Mill Landing, Nags Head Pier, Old Ferry Dock, Oregon Inlet Lifeboat Station, Oregon Inlet Marina Convenience Store, Outer Banks Mall, Outer Banks Pier and Fishing Center, Pain Fort (historical), Poor Ridge Landing, Roanoke Marshes Lighthouse, Rollinson Channel Beacon, Rollinson Channel Light, Rollinson Channel Light, Skyco, Sound Landing

  Military     show all on map

Air Force Dare County Bombing Range, Big Kinnakeet Coast Guard Station (historical), Coast Guard Field Office Cape Hatteras, Coast Guard Station Hatteras Inlet, Coast Guard Station Oregon Inlet, Fort Totten (historical), Navy Dare County Range

  Parks     show all on map

Alligator River National Wildlife Refuge, Bodie Island Visitor Center, Cape Hatteras Group Headquarters, Cape Hatteras National Seashore, Cape Hatteras State Park (historical), Fort Raleigh National Historic Site, Jockey's Ridge State Park, Lindsay Warren Visitor Center, National Park Service Headquarters, National Park Service Headquarters, Oregon Inlet Fishing Center, Pea Island National Wildlife Refuge, Roanoke Island Festival Park, Whalebone Junction Information Station, Wright Brothers National Memorial, Wright Brothers National Memorial Visitor Center

  Populated Places     show all on map

Avalon Bench, Avon, Baumtown, Bayberry Bluffs, Beach Land Landing, Buffalo City, Buxton, Buxton Landing, Caffys Inlet Hamlet, California, Carolina Dunes, Colington, Croatan Shores, Duck, Eagleton, East Lake, East Lake Landing, Fort Raleigh City, Frisco, George Town Sands, Gulls Flight, Hargraves Bench, Hatteras, Jay Crest, Kill Devil Hills, Kitty Hawk, Kitty Hawk Beach, Lake Neighborhood, Lake Worth, Little Kinnakeet, Manns Harbor, Manteo, Mashoes, Mother Vineyard, Nags Head, North Point, Ocean Dunes, Ocean Pines, Osprey, Port Trinitie, Poteskeet Village, Roanoac (historical), Rodanthe, Saltaire, Salvo, Sand Dollar Shores, Sanderling, Sandy Ridge, Schooner Ridge, Sea Hawk, Sea Ridge, Shipswatch, Snow Geese Dunes, Snow Geese South, Sound Side, South Rodanthe, Southern Shores, Steeple, Stumpy Point, Sunny Side, The Tides, Tuckahoe, Uncle Jimmys Landing, Wanchese, Waves, Waves Landing, Whalebone, Wild Duck Dunes

  Post Offices     show all on map

Anderson Post Office (historical), Avon Post Office, Griffon Post Office (historical), Kill Devil Hills Post Office, Nags Head Post Office (historical), Ocean Isle Beach Post Office (historical)

  Ridges     show all on map

Jockeys Ridge, Sand Ridge, Sandy Ridge

  Schools     show all on map

Cape Hatteras Union School, Kitty Hawk School

  Seas     show all on map

Atlantic Ocean

  Streams     show all on map

Askins Creek, Austin Creek, Baum Creek, Boat Creek, Broad Creek, Callaghan Creek, Cape Creek, Clark Creek, Deep Creek, Doughs Creek, Duck Pond Creek, Goose Creek, Jean Guite Creek, Joe Saur Creek, Johns Creek, Long Shoal River, Mill Landing Creek, Milltail Creek, Muddy Creek, North Drain, Pains Creek, Pauls Ditch, Pea Island Creek, Peter Mashoes Creek, Sand Beach Creek, Spence Creek, Spencer Creek, Spencer Creek, Terrapin Creek, Whipping Creek

  Summits     show all on map

Bare Hill, Creeds Hill, Engagement Hill, Kill Devil Hill, Kill Devil Hills, Lagerhead Hills, Seven Sisters, West Hill

  Swamps     show all on map

Aunt Phoebes Marsh, Bodie Island Marshes, Bog Opening, Brigand Bay, Jeanette Sedge, Jennette Sedge, Mashoes Marsh, No Ache, Roanoke Marsh

  Towers     show all on map

Kill Devil Hills Water Tank, WBNM Tower, WOBR-AM (Wanchese), WOBR-FM (Wanchese)

  Trails     show all on map

Thomas Hariot Nature Trail

  Woods     show all on map

Billys Woods, Buxton Woods, Nags Head Woods,

Dare County, North Carolina Population By Race (2012 estimate)

WhiteDare County White population 32,58432,584  
BlackDare County Black population 966966
MixedDare County Mixed population 552552
AsianDare County Asian population 207207
American IndianDare County American Indian population 173172
Hawaiian & Pacific IslanderDare County Hawaiian & Pacific Islander population 3534

Additional population tables :
State population table
North Carolina population by county