Fun Facts: Dare County

Did you know that Dare County covers more square miles of water than land? Dare County covers 800 square miles, comprising 391 square miles of land and 409 square miles of water.

Hurricane Irene Update 8/24 – 3:00 PM

Dare County Activates the Joint Information Section The Dare County Control Group has activated the Joint Information Section (JIS) in preparation for Hurricane Irene. All information regarding local government agencies in Dare County will be released through this source effective today. Dare County Emergency Management is closely monitoring reports from the National Hurricane Center and […]

Dare County Large Item Trash Pick-up

The Dare County Sanitation Department will be conducting a large household pick-up for residential customers only during April. No commercial business debris will be picked up.

The restoration of the Oregon Inlet Coast Guard Station

Photo by Shiralee Timmons After 20 years of being abandoned, the Oregon Inlet Coast Guard Station is currently undergoing a much needed facelift. The state-owned historic building is being raised 10 feet into the air and being placed on pilings, allowing sand to blow freely underneath, and help protect the weather-beaten structure. In addition, the […]

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