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Carteret County, NC

Carteret County, North Carolina, 1857

CARTERET COUNTY, situated on the southeast boundary of North Carolina, on the Atlantic ocean. Area, 600 square miles. Face of the country level; soil generally sandy, but in part marshy. Seat of justice, Beaufort. Pop. in 1830, 5,609; in 1830, 6,607; in 1840, 6,591; in 1850, 6,803. (Fanning's, 1853)


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