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Local Area Demographics And Data
This small unincorporated community in the western part of the county sits between Peletier and the Jones County line on Highway 58 and is a significant part of the White Oak River residential area. All town government is handled by the Carteret County commissioners, with law enforcement being handled by the local sheriff’s department and highway patrol. EMS, fire, and rescue is handled by local volunteer organizations.
Stella NC has a zip code of 28582 and is in the 252 area code.
Nearby cities, towns, and landmarks include the Croatan National Forest, Maysville NC, Peletier, Cape Carteret, White Oak River, and Emerald Isle on Bogue Banks. This community is a 10 minute drive from Jones County and Onslow County near Swansboro.
This community is a central location for recreational activities along the White Oak River and Croatan National Forest.
The nearest airports are Albert Ellis Airport in Onslow County and Coastal Carolina Regional Airport in New Bern. This area is also served by a general aviation airport located in Beaufort which has no commercial airline service.
Where are public boat ramps people can use to launch boats, kayaks, jet skis, and canoes in to the White Oak River?
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Other than the landmarks we listed above, what are some other landmarks people can visit to learn about the formation and history of this town?
How far of a drive is Stella NC from county locations such as Morehead City, Beaufort, Atlantic Beach, and Emerald Isle?
Are there any public docks or fishing piers visitors can use for fishing?
What is the average cost to own a home in Stella? What about other real estate like land? Are there any vacation rentals in this area?
What are the closest opportunities for shopping, motels, hotels, RV parks, and campgrounds?
What are some unique issues that Carteret County commissioners address for this community as it relates to government, rules, and regulations?
Are there any historical landmarks in this community?
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