Davis, North Carolina

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Davis, North Carolina
Davis is located in North Carolina
Coordinates: 34°47′52″N 76°27′35″W / 34.79778°N 76.45972°W / 34.79778; -76.45972Coordinates: 34°47′52″N 76°27′35″W / 34.79778°N 76.45972°W / 34.79778; -76.45972
CountryUnited States
StateNorth Carolina
 • Total2.19 sq mi (5.68 km2)
 • Land2.18 sq mi (5.65 km2)
 • Water0.01 sq mi (0.03 km2)
5 ft (2 m)
 • Total422
 • Density193/sq mi (74.7/km2)
Time zoneUTC-5 (Eastern (EST))
 • Summer (DST)UTC-4 (EDT)
ZIP code
Area code(s)252
FIPS code37-16480[1]
GNIS feature ID0983982[2]

Davis is an unincorporated area and census-designated place (CDP) in Carteret County, North Carolina, United States. As of the 2010 census it had a population of 422.[3]


Davis is located east of the center of Carteret County, on the northwest shore of Core Sound, between Jarrett Bay to the west and Oyster Creek to the northeast. To the southeast, across Core Sound, is Core Banks, a barrier island that is part of Cape Lookout National Seashore, with access by ferry from Davis. U.S. Route 70 passes through the town, leading southwest 18 miles (29 km) to Beaufort and northeast 13 miles (21 km) to its eastern terminus at Atlantic.

The Davis CDP has a total area of 2.2 square miles (5.7 km2), of which 0.01 square miles (0.03 km2), or 0.59%, is water.[3]


  1. ^ "American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau. Archived from the original on 2013-09-11. Retrieved 2008-01-31.
  2. ^ "US Board on Geographic Names". United States Geological Survey. 2007-10-25. Retrieved 2008-01-31.
  3. ^ a b "Geographic Identifiers: 2010 Demographic Profile Data (G001): Davis CDP, North Carolina". U.S. Census Bureau, American Factfinder. Retrieved December 24, 2014.