Carteret County, NC

Evolution of Boundaries - With Known Towns & Villages

Carteret County decreased in size in 1845 when it ceded land to Hyde County. Its size was increased when Craven County ceded land to Carteret County in 1885.

Its population grew from 3,732 in 1790 to 66,469 in 2010.

Click on the maps below to peruse the known towns and villages that came and went over the past two and a half centuries or so - a few cannot be located since they do not show up on available maps of NC.

1722-1750

1751-1790

1791-1800

1801-1810

1811-1820

1821-1830

1831-1840

1841-1845

1846-1850

1851-1860

1861-1870

1871-1880

1881-1884

1885-1890

1891-1900

1901-1910

1911-1920

1921-1930

1931-1940

1941-1950

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1951-1960

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1961-1970

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