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Gloucester, North Carolina
|• Total||1.45 sq mi (3.76 km2)|
|• Land||1.44 sq mi (3.72 km2)|
|• Water||0.02 sq mi (0.04 km2)|
|Elevation||6 ft (2 m)|
|• Density||374/sq mi (144.4/km2)|
|Time zone||UTC-5 (Eastern (EST))|
|• Summer (DST)||UTC-4 (EDT)|
|GNIS feature ID||1020455|
Gloucester is located just east of the center of Carteret County, on the northern side of The Straits, a tidal channel connecting Core Sound to the east with the North River to the west. The Gloucester CDP is bounded by Whitehurst Creek to the west and Sleepy Creek to the east, both tidal inlets from The Straits. The community is 6 miles (10 km) east of the town of Beaufort by water and 15 miles (24 km) by road.
The Gloucester CDP has a total area of 1.5 square miles (3.8 km2), of which 0.02 square miles (0.04 km2), or 0.98%, is water.
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