Morehead City, North Carolina

Morehead City, North Carolina
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Location of Morehead City, North Carolina
Location of Morehead City, North Carolina
Coordinates: 34°43′40″N 76°44′48″W / 34.72778°N 76.74667°W / 34.72778; -76.74667Coordinates: 34°43′40″N 76°44′48″W / 34.72778°N 76.74667°W / 34.72778; -76.74667
CountryUnited States
StateNorth Carolina
CountyCarteret
Government
 • MayorGerald A. Jones, Jr.
 • City ManagerRyan Eggleston
 • City CouncilDavid A. Horton
George W. Ballou
William F. Taylor
Diane C. Warrender
Keri V. McCann
Area
 • Total10.52 sq mi (27.25 km2)
 • Land7.35 sq mi (19.05 km2)
 • Water3.17 sq mi (8.20 km2)
Elevation
16 ft (5 m)
Population
 (2010)
 • Total8,661
 • Estimate 
(2019)[2]
9,619
 • Density1,308.00/sq mi (504.99/km2)
Time zoneUTC−5 (Eastern (EST))
 • Summer (DST)UTC−4 (EDT)
ZIP code
28557
Area code252 Exchanges: 222,240,247,726,727,808
FIPS code37-44320[3]
GNIS feature ID1013689[4]
Websitemoreheadcitync.org

Morehead City is a port town in Carteret County, North Carolina, United States. The population was 8,661 at the 2010 census.[5] Morehead City celebrated the 150th anniversary of its founding on May 5, 2007. It forms part of the Crystal Coast.

  1. ^ "2019 U.S. Gazetteer Files". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved July 27, 2020.
  2. ^ Cite error: The named reference USCensusEst2019CenPopScriptOnlyDirtyFixDoNotUse was invoked but never defined (see the help page).
  3. ^ "U.S. Census website". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved January 31, 2008.
  4. ^ "US Board on Geographic Names". United States Geological Survey. October 25, 2007. Retrieved January 31, 2008.
  5. ^ "Geographic Identifiers: 2010 Demographic Profile Data (G001): Morehead City town, North Carolina". U.S. Census Bureau, American Factfinder. Archived from the original on February 12, 2020. Retrieved December 23, 2014.