Random 28557 postal zip code information for Morehead City, Carteret County, Eastern NC. This area contains the largest city in the county and is a coastal region of the southern Outer Banks on the Atlantic Ocean. This area is also the economic center of the county. For comments and adding information to this database, please use the comment section at the end of this document. Other facts, information, demographics, and economy information contained in this document.
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Longitude and Latitude center: 34.7229° N, 76.7260° W
City Hall: 706 Arendell St, Morehead City, NC. Also contains public utilities and the mayor office.
Population: 8,780 (2011)
Surrounding towns: Atlantic Beach, Newport, Beaufort.
Surrounding Counties in Eastern NC: Onslow County, Craven County.
Airport: General aviation only, no commercial flights.
Area Code: 252
Train service: There is Amtrak train service by charter bus where you will actually board a train to your final destination.
Major Roads to include Interstate 42 (being built in 2019 completion expected in 2029), Highway 70, Highway 24, Highway 58, Highway 101.
Uber and Lyft: 28557 is served by both Uber and Lyft ride sharing services.
Military bases: Two Coast Guard stations are actually in this city in Carteret County and serves all waterways, sounds, and ocean in Eastern NC. Marine Corps Cherry Point and Marine Corps Camp Lejeune are both within an hour drive.
28557 Major Festivals: Big Rock Blue Marlin Fishing Tournament, NC Seafood Festival, Carolina Chocolate Festival.
Medical Center: Carteret Health Care – 3500 Arendell St, Morehead City, NC – (252) 499-6000
This postal code does contain a port system for international shipping.
Economy: Tourism and hospitality, commercial fishing, mostly blue collar workers. Surrounding areas see a lot of Department of Defense contract work at military installations.
Economic projections: Extremely high given new Interstate system being being built from the capital city of Raleigh NC. Current: marginal.
County population: 69,000 (2011)
Education: Carteret Community College
Address: 3505 Arendell St, Morehead City, NC 28557
Phone: (252) 222-6000
Nearest University: East Carolina University in Greenville NC about an hour and a half drive.
Schools: Morehead Primary (K-3rd grade), Morehead Elementary (3rd-5th), Morehead Middle (6th-8th), West Carteret High School (9th-12th)
History: In 2007, celebrated it’s 150 year founding, early railroad town.
National Forest: Parts of the Croatan National Forest in the western part of the county.
Major secondary roads: Arendell Street, Bridges Street Extension, Causeway Bridge to Atlantic Beach.
Nightlife: Tourist area, so moderate in the Spring, Summer, and early Fall months but very quiet in the late Fall, Winter, and early Spring months.
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