Beaufort County, North Carolina

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Beaufort County
Beaufort County Courthouse
Beaufort County Courthouse
Map of North Carolina highlighting Beaufort County
Location within the U.S. state of North Carolina
Map of the United States highlighting North Carolina
North Carolina's location within the U.S.
Coordinates: 35°29′N 76°50′W / 35.48°N 76.84°W / 35.48; -76.84
Country United States
State North Carolina
Named forHenry, Duke of Beaufort
Largest cityWashington
 • Total958 sq mi (2,480 km2)
 • Land827 sq mi (2,140 km2)
 • Water131 sq mi (340 km2)  14%%
 • Total47,759
 • Density58/sq mi (22/km2)
Time zoneUTC−5 (Eastern)
 • Summer (DST)UTC−4 (EDT)
Congressional district3rd

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: