Community resident and visitor maintained news, information, events, and information on the down east Carteret County area known as Davis NC. We hope you will share this document on social media sites like Reddit, Facebook, and Twitter so more people can learn about this unique unincorporated small town near Core Sound and Jarrett Bay. Additionally, we’re asking for detailed discussions using the comment form below. Please don’t forget to subscribe so you get a reminder when people reply to your content.
Information and data we hope to receive from residents and questions from potential visitors can relate to travel and tourism ideas, the ferry that takes people to the South Core Banks of Cape Lookout, recreational activities, historical landmarks, flooding and weather information, county commissioner and government topics, locations of RV parks and campgrounds, and local waterway information near Davis NC.
Down East Community News
This section is maintained for Carteret County news, events, and other data that pertains to Davis NC which we receive after publication. This section will also contain weather alerts and significant agendas with commissioners that affect this small town.
Local Town Data And Demographics
This local town is a unincorporated area within the county that sits directly on Core Sound across from the South Core Banks of Cape Lookout National Seashore. Jarrett Bay is another important waterway which is very much a part of the community. Residents of this town have a strong culture and heritage centered on hunting, farming, harvesting of shellfish, and commercial fishing.
Davis is roughly 4.80 square miles in area, is within the 252 area code, and has a zip code of 28524.
Nearby towns include Stacy and Williston. Highway 70 is a central major road while Community Rd is a minor road that serves the town.
Because this community is a unincorporated area, there is no central government and all legal issues, regulations, restrictions, and other issues are dealt with directly by the Carteret County Commissioners. Public services like fire, rescue, and EMS are answered by volunteer organizations. There is no police force, so law enforcement is handled by the local sheriff’s department and highway patrol.
This area is well known for the Davis Shore Ferry Service to Cape Lookout.
This area is primarily a residential community, but there are a few small businesses.
Local Resident And Visitor Discussions
Tell us more about the Davis Shore Ferry Service that runs to Cape Lookout. What are the rates? What times of the day does this service take passengers to the island? How does the schedule change during the busy tourism season versus off-season? What sized vehicles are allowed and not allowed? Can passengers ride without a vehicle?
Considering Core Sound and Jarrett Bay, what are some water based recreational activities popular with local residents and visitors when considering boating, sailing, recreational inshore fishing, kayaking, and canoeing?
Are there any wildlife viewing areas or wildlife refuges locally?
What are some must see things to do and see in this area? Where are historical landmarks?
What opportunities are there for shopping and supplies when considering grocery stores, convenience stores, and gas stations? What are the closest lodging locations when considering motels and hotels? Are there any campgrounds?
What are some ongoing topics routinely dealt with by county commissioners? What needs addressed?
Considering hurricanes, tropical storms, and other weather events, is this community in Carteret County a frequent flood zone? Is the area typically under mandatory evacuations when hurricanes and tropical storms threaten the area? What flood mitigation efforts are underway in this down east community?
What other questions or information can you alert us to regarding Davis NC?