There are 17 cities in Carteret County, North Carolina.

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City
Rank
State
2024 Population
2020 Census
Annual Change
Density (mi²)
Area (mi²)
Morehead City1North Carolina10,1479,5751.45%1,3807.35
Beaufort2North Carolina4,8984,4712.17%1,0104.85
Newport3North Carolina4,5364,3710.64%5967.61
Emerald Isle4North Carolina4,0133,8460.93%8154.92
Cape Carteret5North Carolina2,2962,2300.57%9102.52
Broad Creek6North Carolina2,0132,306 6483.11
Cedar Point7North Carolina1,8241,7650.66%8202.22
Pine Knoll Shores8North Carolina1,4591,3841.53%6602.21
Atlantic Beach9North Carolina1,4101,3740.28%6032.34
Harkers Island10North Carolina1,1041,314 4932.24
Peletier11North Carolina8037720.75%2223.62
Bogue12North Carolina7236930.98%2632.75
Atlantic13North Carolina534608 5800.92
Gloucester14North Carolina506484 3521.44
Marshallberg15North Carolina430412 6750.64
Davis16North Carolina275226 1262.18
Indian Beach17North Carolina2322220.87%4080.57
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Cities in Carteret County, North Carolina by Population (2024)

What is the largest city in Carteret County, North Carolina?

Morehead City is the largest city in Carteret County.

What is the smallest city in Carteret County, North Carolina?

Indian Beach is the smallest city in Carteret County.

How many cities are in Carteret County?

There are 17 cities in Carteret County, North Carolina.

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