Whether you’re a resident, visiting the area on vacation, or considering relocating to the local area, we’re going to begin the process of listing all known public services in the Carteret County NC communities and hope that you will use the form at the bottom to ask questions, or alert us to information which needs to be on this page.
This website is not maintained by county or municipal government and is a privately maintained resource of data contributed to by other readers of this website and by our staff. Additionally, if you see outdated data or information which needs corrected, please use the same form below and we will update as needed.
Carteret Health Care is located 3500 Arendell St and is accessible via Bridges St Extension at the corner of 35th St. Their phone number is 252-499-6000.
The main library is located at 1702 Live Oak St Suite 100 in Beaufort NC and their telephone number is 252-648-7725. This facility has an extensive array of reading materials, digital education, internet access, and kids programs.
Other branches include: 1) Bogue Banks Branch is at 320 Salter Path Road, Suite W in Pine Knoll Shores NC. The number is (252) 648-7726. 2) Down East Branch is at 702 HWY 70 East in Otway NC and their number is (252) 648-7729. 3) Newport Branch is at 210 Howard Blvd in Newport NC and their number is (252) 648-7727. 4) Western Carteret Branch is at 230 Taylor Notion Road in Cape Carteret NC and their number is (252) 648-7728.
The Webb Memorial Library is located at 812 Evans St in Morehead City and their telephone number is 252-726-3012.
The Carteret County Public School System central office is located at 107 Safrit Drive in Beaufort NC and their telephone number is 252-728-4583.
Carteret Community College is located at 3505 Arendell St in Morehead City NC and their telephone number is 252-222-6000.
Please review our directory of schools located in each municipality within the county.
Parks And Recreation
County Parks and Recreation is located at 1702 Live Oak St. in Beaufort NC and their contact information is 252-808-3301.
The Morehead City Parks And Recreation office is located at 1600 Fisher St. in Morehead City NC and their contact information is 252-726-5083.
Division of Motor Vehicles
The NC DMV is located at 5347 Hwy 70 East and their phone contact is 252-726-5586.
Law Enforcement And Courts
The Carteret County Courthouse is located at 300 Courthouse Square in Beaufort NC and their phone is 252-504-4400. Additionally, most county services are located at this location as well.
The local sheriffs department and jail is located next to the courthouse and their contact information is 252-728-8400.
Learn More About Morehead City
The Morehead City Police Department is at 300 N. 12th St in Morehead City and their number is 252-726-5361.
The Beaufort Police Department is at 215 Pollock St in Beaufort NC and their contact is 252-728-4561.
The Atlantic Beach Police Department is at 125 W. Fort Macon Blvd in Atlantic Beach NC and they can be reached at 252-726-2523.
The Newport Police Department is located at 255 Howard Blvd in Newport NC and and you can talk with a representative at 252-223-5410.
The Indian Beach Department is located at 1401 Salter Path Rd in Indian Beach and they can be reached by calling 252-247-6700.
The Emerald Isle Department is at 7500 Emerald Drive and they can be reached by calling 252-354-2021.
The Cape Carteret Police Department is at 204 WB McLean Dr in Cape Carteret NC and you can call them at 252-393-2183.
For all locations outside of the municipalities listed above, law enforcement is handled by the sheriffs department.
Learn More About Atlantic Beach
Municipal Town Hall Information
Morehead City Town Hall is at 706 Arendell St and they can be reached at 252-726-6848.
Beaufort Town Hall is at 710 Front St and they can be reached at 252-728-2141.
Newport Town Hall is at 200 Howard Blvd and they can be reached at 252-223-4749.
Atlantic Beach Town Hall is located at 125 West Fort Macon Blvd and they can be reached at 252-726-2121.
Cape Carteret Town Hall is located at 102 Dolphin St and contact them at 252-393-8483.
Emerald Isle Town Hall is at 7500 Emerald Dr and contact them at 252-354-3424.
Cedar Point Town Hall is at 427 Sherwood Avenue at 252-393-7898.
Learn More About Beaufort
The Carteret County Department of Social Services is located at 201 Craven St in Beaufort NC and call them at 252-728-3181.
The county health department is located at 3820 Bridges St in Morehead City and their contact is 252-728-8550.
Crystal Coast Civic Center
Located on the community college campus at 3505 Arendell St and call them at 252-247-3883.
We realize our list of Carteret County Public Services is incomplete, but we plan to update this page in the coming week. If you know of any organizations or agencies in the county which needs to be on this page, please use the discussion form below and we will update this page with the information you provide us.