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Beacon Island, in Portsmouth Township, Carteret County, North Carolina, was an island that was in the Ocracoke Inlet, two miles to the west-southwest of Ocracoke village on Okrakoke Island. During the American Civil War it was the site of a Confederate Army Fort Okrakoke. The site of Beacon Island subsided beneath the water of the inlet in the early 20th century.

Coordinates: 35°05′54″N 76°02′49″W / 35.09833°N 76.04694°W / 35.09833; -76.04694

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