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Manns Harbor, North Carolina
Census-designated place
Location in Dare County and the state of North Carolina.
Location in Dare County and the state of North Carolina.
Country United States
State North Carolina
County Dare County
Area
 • Total 4.10 sq mi (10.61 km2)
 • Land 4.08 sq mi (10.56 km2)
 • Water 0.02 sq mi (0.05 km2)
Elevation 5 ft (2 m)
Population (2010)
 • Total 821
 • Density 202/sq mi (77.8/km2)
Time zone Eastern (EST) (UTC-5)
 • Summer (DST) EDT (UTC-4)
ZIP code 27953
Area code(s) 252
GNIS feature ID 989288
FIPS code 37-40980

Manns Harbor is an unincorporated community and census-designated place (CDP) in Dare County, North Carolina, United States. As of the 2010 census it had a population of 821.

Located east of the intersection of US 64 and US 264, it is nestled along the western bank of Croatan Sound. Before 1957, Manns Harbor used to harbor a ferry that traversed the sound and provided access to Roanoke Island. Today, the William B. Umstead Bridge (completed in 1957) and the four-lane Virginia Dare Memorial Bridge (completed in 2002) link Manns Harbor on the mainland to Manteo on Roanoke Island. The community provides a gateway to North Carolina's Outer Banks.

The residents of Manns Harbor are governed by the Dare County Board of Commissioners. Manns Harbor is part of District 1, along with Manteo, Roanoke Island, and Wanchese.

Travel

Airports

The Hyde County airport and Dare County Regional Airport are the closest airports.


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