Mill Creek NC In Carteret County – Town Information

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Local Area Data And Demographics

This local area town is located near the Newport River and Harlowe Creek between Newport NC and Highway 101 leading to Craven County. The area is mostly residential homes and neighborhoods with a few businesses nearby.

The town is unincorporated so there is no stand-alone government, meaning all laws, policies, and governance is handled by the Carteret County Commissioners. Law enforcement is handled by the local sheriff’s department and highway patrol, with EMS, fire, and rescue services being handled by volunteer agencies. The N.C. Forestry Service handles all calls for forest fires which are common in this community.

This community has a zip code of 28570 and located within the 252 area code.

Major landmarks in Mill Creek NC include Harlowe Creek and the Newport River, Highway 101, and the Craven County line.

As stated earlier, this community is located in a very rural part of Carteret County, but is heavily traveled by people living along 101 heading to Newport which acts as a bypass around Beaufort and Morehead City. The major roads in this community include Mill Creek Road (Route 1154), Old Winberry Rd, Shore Rd, Mayflower Drive, Alligator Tram Rd, and Longleaf St.

The community and residents living here have deep traditional roots to commercial fishing and the harvesting of oysters, clams, and shrimp.


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Resident And Visitor Discussions

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Michael Sharp

Michael Sharp

Native of Carteret County NC, Father to Makayla and Savannah. You can add me on Facebook. Interest include web development, encryption, and other technologies.

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