North Carolina info

North Carolina is one of
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Bays in North Carolina, United States

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Asheville is a city in and the county seat of Buncombe County, North Carolina, United States. It is the largest city in Western North Carolina....


Atlantic Beach is situated on beautiful Bogue Banks, a barrier island bordered by the Atlantic Ocean and Bogue Sound....


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Bald Head Island is an island and village located on the east side of the Cape Fear River in Brunswick County, North Carolina, USA. Compared to the city of Wilmington to the north, the village of Bald Head Island is a small and somewhat remote. It is only accessible by ferry from the nearby town of Southport. Cars are not allowed; instead residents drive modified electric golf carts. The village is revered for its picturesque nature and is a popular location for retirement....


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Welcome to Historic Beaufort North Carolina. Founded in 1709, Beaufort is the county seat of Carteret County, also known as the Crystal Coast. It has been important as a Seaport since the time of Blackbeard and today is the home of the Beaufort Historic Association and a popular destination on the Atlantic coast....


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Located on Hatteras Island on North Carolina's Outer Banks, Buxton offers both ocean and sound, the famous Cape Hatteras Lighthouse and many opportunities to relax and enjoy this spectacular location....


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Cape Carteret is a town in Carteret County, on the southern coast of North Carolina, USA....


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Carolina Beach is a town in New Hanover County, North Carolina, United States. It is located on Pleasure Island and is part of the Wilmington metropolitan area....


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The town of Cedar Point in Carteret County, North Carolina dates all the way back to 1713 and to the south is the Bogue Sound, and the west is the tidal White Oak River....


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Charlotte is the largest city in the U.S. state of North Carolina and the seat of Mecklenburg County....


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Corolla is an unincorporated community located in Poplar Branch township, Currituck County, North Carolina, along the northern Outer Banks....


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Named for the sheer numbers of waterfowl that once flocked here during migratory seasons, Duck has experienced exponential growth over the past ten years. Duck is a thriving year-round town as well as vacation destination. Characterized by quaint boutiques, fine dining, and a variety of water sports both on the sound and in the ocean, Duck is rapidly becoming one of the most popular beach destinations in the country....


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Take an early morning walk on our wide sandy beaches. Enjoy shelling, sailing, swimming, fishing, surfing, kayaking, charter boating, and biking. Take in the natural beauty of the salt marshes..... Bring your binoculars so you can do some birding; watch the pelicans, gulls, herons and egrets. Or turn and scan the Atlantic Ocean from the beach and see schools of dolphin gliding near shore....


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Frisco is a small unincorporated community on the barrier island of Hatteras Island, between the villages of Buxton and Hatteras. It is located in Dare County, North Carolina, USA....


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Gastonia is the largest city and county seat of Gaston County, North Carolina, United States....


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Greensboro is a city in the U.S. state of North Carolina....


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Wind and water shape the island's dunes and inlets, and yet a maritime forest at Buxton provides a calm oasis. The Cape Hatteras Lighthouse, tallest in the nation, was nearly claimed by the Atlantic Ocean but was rescued in the nick of time in 1999 by moving the entire structure away from the sea. But perhaps most importantly is the fact that Hatteras Island is one of the last places on earth where you can go on the Fourth of July weekend and stake out a stretch of beach to call your very own....


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Holden Beach is a town in Brunswick County, North Carolina, USA. The population was 787 at the 2000 census....


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Indian Beach is a town in Carteret County, North Carolina, United States....


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Kannapolis is a city in Cabarrus, Mecklenburg, and Rowan counties in the U.S. state of North Carolina, northwest of Concord and northeast of Charlotte....


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Kill Devil Hills is the Outer Banks' oldest township, established in 1952. But the landmark that lends the town its distinctive name has been around much longer. At one time, the northern Outer Banks was characterized by a series of sand mountains over 100 feet high. These dunes stretched from sound to sea, from Corolla south to Nags Head. Kill Devil Hill was one of the larger of the dunes, and stories about how the monolith got its name are varied and colorful; the generally accepted one is that it is named for ''Kill Devil,'' a brand of rum found washed ashore during the colonial period....


Kitty Hawk is a town in Dare County, North Carolina, United States. The population was 2,991 at the 2000 census. It was established in the early 1700s as Chickahawk....


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Kure Beach is a town in New Hanover County, North Carolina about 15 miles south of Wilmington, North Carolina. It is found on Pleasure Island directly south of the Wilmington Beach annex of Carolina Beach and just north of Fort Fisher....


Lake Mattamuskeet is the largest natural lake in North Carolina. It is a shallow coastal lake, averaging 2-3 feet in depth, and stretches 18 miles (29 km) long and 7 miles (11 km) wide. Lake Mattamuskeet lies on the Albemarle-Pamlico Peninsula....


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Leland is a town in Brunswick County, North Carolina, United States with excellent accommodations, fine dining choices, inland fishing and scenic boat trips on rivers, golf, boat access and more, the perfect vacation get away just a short drive from the beaches of Brunswick County....


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Littleton is a town in Halifax County, North Carolina, United States. The population was 692 at the 2000 census. It is part of the Roanoke Rapids, ......


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The Town of Manteo wraps around Shallowbag Bay on the eastern side of Roanoke Island, part of North Carolina's Outer Banks. Named the seat of government for Dare County in 1870, this waterfront community incorporated in 1899....


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Mooresville is a town in Iredell County, North Carolina, USA. The population was 18,823 at the 2000 census. It is located approximately 25 miles north of Charlotte....


Morehead City is a port city in Carteret County, North Carolina, United States....


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When many people refer to the Outer Banks, they use the term ''Nags Head'' to generically describe the area. The truth of the matter is that Nags Head was first a physical location on a map, then a township, and finally, the most recognizable of all the northern Outer Banks vacation destinations....


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New Bern is a riverfront city near the North Carolina coast in Craven County, USA, home to Tryon Palace and the birthplace of Pepsi Cola....


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Oak Island, North Carolina is a town located mostly on Oak Island (which also contains the town of Caswell Beach and the North Carolina Baptist Assembly at Fort Caswell) in Brunswick County, North Carolina; a small part of the town extends onto the mainland north of the island's bridge....


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cvOcean Isle Beach is a town located in Brunswick County, North Carolina, United States. Located at the southern end of North Carolina's Atlantic Ocean coastline, with access to the Atlantic Intracoastal Waterway, Ocean Isle Beach has many beach houses and second homes, and is a tourist attraction because of its beauty, atmosphere, and proximity to other major beach towns....


Located at the southernmost tip of North Carolina's Outer Banks, Ocracoke Island is part of the Cape Hatteras National Seashore and boasts almost 16 miles of pristine, undeveloped beaches. Accessible only by Ferry, private boat or plane, Ocracoke is a oasis for the family, casual tourist, nature lover, fisherman, or recreational boater....


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Oregon Inlet is an inlet along North Carolina's Outer Banks. It joins the Pamlico Sound with the Atlantic Ocean and separates Bodie Island from Pea Island, which are connected by a 2.5 mile bridge that spans the inlet....


Oriental is a town in Pamlico County, North Carolina, USA....


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Rodanthe, located in Dare County, Washington United States offers travelers raw beauty with its spacious and unspoiled beaches, sand dunes and lush flora and fauna....


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Seagrove is a town in Randolph County, North Carolina, United States. The population was 246 at the 2000 census. The name is derived from a railroad official. The center of population of North Carolina is located a few miles east of Seagrove....


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Southport is a city in Brunswick County, North Carolina, near the mouth of the Cape Fear River....


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Surf City is a town in Pender and Onslow counties in the United States state of North Carolina and was the first official municipality on Topsail Island and remains its commercial center....


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Swansboro in North Carolina is known as the friendly city by the sea and is located along the Atlantic Ocean, with Intracoastal Waterways and the White Oak River popular for water sports....


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Topsail Beach is a town in Pender County, North Carolina, United States....


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Washington is a city in Beaufort County, North Carolina, United States....


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Wilmington is a city in and the county seat of New Hanover County, North Carolina, United States....


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Wrightsville Beach is a special place for both the resident and the visitor and is quite unlike the commercial beaches that often come to mind when one thinks of the coast. There is no carnival atmosphere -- no Ferris wheels or gaudy displays of beach merchandise (well, maybe just one that locals try hard to overlook), no bumper boats, no arcade. Instead, Wrightsville Beach is primarily an affluent residential community that has its roots in Wilmington....


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