Dare County

Dare County, North Carolina

PO Box 1000
Manteo, NC 27954
Phone: (252) 475-5800
Fax: (252) 473-1817
www.co.dare.nc.us

On the central eastern shore of NC on Pamlico Sound, east of Greenville; organized Feb 2, 1870 from Tyrrell, Hyde, and Currituck counties. Name Origin: For Virginia Dare, born (Aug 18, 1587) on Roanoke Island in the county, the first child of English parents to be born in the Americas

Area (sq mi):: 1561.51 (land 383.58; water 1177.93) Population per square mile: 88.40
Population 2005: 33,903 State rank: 67 Population change: 2000-20005 13.10%; 1990-2000 31.70% Population 2000: 29,967 (White 93.50%; Black or African American 2.70%; Hispanic or Latino 2.20%; Asian 0.40%; Other 2.20%). Foreign born: 2.50%. Median age: 40.40
Income 2000: per capita $23,614; median household $42,411; Population below poverty level: 8.00% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $26,852-$29,466
Unemployment (2004): 4.50% Unemployment change (from 2000): -1.90% Median travel time to work: 19.90 minutes Working outside county of residence: 10.00%
Cities with population over 10,000: None
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North Carolina: Carteret County, Currituck County, Dare County, Duplin County, New Hanover County, Onslow County, Pamlico County, Tyrrell County, Washington County
Dare County, North Carolina, which includes much of the tourist-friendly Outer Banks, issued a mandatory evacuation for visitors starting Tuesday and for residents beginning Wednesday.
Dare County, North Carolina, which includes much of the tourist-friendly Outer Banks, issued a mandatory (https://www.darenc.com/Home/Components/News/News/5585/17) evacuation for visitors starting Tuesday and for residents beginning Wednesday.
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"If you are on the coast, there is still time to get out safely." South Carolina Governor Henry McMaster has ordered the mandatory evacuation of one million coastal residents while neighboring North Carolina ordered an evacuation of the Outer Banks, barrier islands that are a popular tourist destination, and parts of coastal Dare County. In Virginia, 245,000 coastal residents were ordered to evacuate, including from the Eastern Shore.
The governor of neighboring North Carolina ordered an evacuation of the Outer Banks, barrier islands that are a popular tourist destination, and parts of coastal Dare County, while a state of emergency was declared in Virginia, where another 245,000 coastal residents were also ordered to evacuate.
class="MsoNormalThe governor of neighbouring North Carolina ordered an evacuation of the Outer Banks, barrier islands that are a popular tourist destination, and parts of coastal Dare County. class="MsoNormalIn Virginia, 245,000 coastal residents were ordered to evacuate by 8am Tuesday including from the Eastern Shore, another popular beachfront getaway destination.
Officials in North Carolina have issued mandatory evacuation orders for Dare County and Hatteras Island.
Dare County Emergency Management Director Drew Pearson warned that travel would remain hazardous for the foreseeable future, particularly on Hatteras Island.
IN COVERING THE LOCAL ELECTION SEA son in Dare County, North Carolina--best known as the home of the Outer Banks--journalists can't be accused of paying too much attention to a parade of polls.
Overnight, four people suffered minor injuries when a tornado hit a campground in Hatteras Village, Dare County, North Carolina, officials said.
The Outer Banks SPCA provides safe shelter and temporary housing for lost, stray or abandoned domestic animals in the Dare county communities on the Outer Banks of North Carolina.