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Manns Harbor, North Carolina

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Manns Harbor, North Carolina

Manns Harbor
Census-designated place (CDP)
Manns Harbor is located in North Carolina
Manns Harbor
Manns Harbor
Location within the state of North Carolina
Coordinates:
Country United States
State North Carolina
County Dare County
Elevation 3 ft (0.9144 m)
Population (2010)
 • Total 821
Time zone Eastern (EST) (UTC-5)
 • Summer (DST) EDT (UTC-4)
ZIP code 27953
Area code(s) 252
GNIS feature ID 989288[1]

Manns Harbor is a census-designated place community in Dare County, North Carolina, United States. Located east of the intersection of US 64 and US 264; it is nestled along the western bank of the Croatan Sound. Before 1957, Manns Harbor used to harbor a ferry that traversed the Croatan Sound and provided access to Roanoke Island. Today, the William B. Umstead Bridge (completed in 1957) and the 4-lane Virginia Dare Memorial Bridge (completed in 2002) link Manteo, North Carolina to the mainland. This community provides a gateway to North Carolina's Outer Banks.[2]

The residents of Manns Harbor are governed by the Dare County Board of Commissioners. Manns Harbor is part of District 1, along with Manteo, Roanoke Island and Wanchese.

Travel

Airports

The Hyde County airport and Dare County Regional Airport are the closest airports.

References

  1. ^ U.S. Geological Survey Geographic Names Information System: Manns Harbor, North Carolina
  2. ^ "Croatan Sound Bridge, Manteo, NC - Road Traffic Technology". Retrieved 2011-02-11. 
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