Carteret County, NC

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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Containing Unit
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Beaufort, NC City or Town
Morehead City, NC City or Town
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