Carteret County, North Carolina

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Carteret County, North Carolina
Carteret County Courthouse.jpg
Carteret County Courthouse
Map of North Carolina highlighting Carteret 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 forSir George Carteret
Government
• County Manager

Tommy Burns
SeatBeaufort
Largest townMorehead City
Area
 • Total1,341 sq mi (3,473 km2)
 • Land506 sq mi (1,311 km2)
 • Water834 sq mi (2,160 km2), 62
Population (est.)
 • (2016)68,890[1]
 • Density131/sq mi (51/km2)
Congressional district3rd
Time zoneEastern: UTC−5/−4
Websitewww.co.carteret.nc.us

Carteret County is a county in the U.S. state of North Carolina. In 2000, 59,383 people lived there. Its county seat is Beaufort. Most of the county is part of the Crystal Coast.

Government[change | change source]

Carteret County is part of the Eastern Carolina Council of Governments.

Connected Counties[change | change source]

Cities and Towns[change | change source]

These cities and towns are in Carteret County:

Schools[change | change source]

The county has its own public school system called Carteret County Schools.

References[change | change source]

  1. "Population and Housing Unit Estimates". U.S. Census Bureau. August 16, 2017. Retrieved August 16, 2017.

Other websites[change | change source]