Beaufort County, North Carolina

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Beaufort County, North Carolina
Beaufort County Courthouse.JPG
Beaufort County Courthouse
Map of North Carolina highlighting Beaufort County
Location in the U.S. state of North Carolina
Map of the United States highlighting North Carolina
North Carolina's location in the U.S.
Founded1739
Named forHenry, Duke of Beaufort
SeatWashington
Largest cityWashington
Area
 • Total958 sq mi (2,481 km2)
 • Land827 sq mi (2,142 km2)
 • Water131 sq mi (339 km2), 14%
Population
 • (2010)47,759
 • Density58/sq mi (22/km2)
Congressional district3rd
Time zoneEastern: UTC−5/−4
Websitewww.co.beaufort.nc.us

Beaufort County is a county in the U.S. state of North Carolina. In 2000, 44,958 people lived there. Its county seat is Washington.

Government[change | change source]

Beaufort County is part of the Mid-East Commission.

Connected counties[change | change source]

These counties are connected to Beaufort County:

Cities and towns[change | change source]

These cities and towns are in Beaufort County: