Engelhard, North Carolina

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Engelhard, North Carolina
Engelhard is located in North Carolina
Engelhard
Engelhard
Engelhard is located in the United States
Engelhard
Engelhard
Coordinates: 35°30′34″N 75°59′46″W / 35.50944°N 75.99611°W / 35.50944; -75.99611Coordinates: 35°30′34″N 75°59′46″W / 35.50944°N 75.99611°W / 35.50944; -75.99611
CountryUnited States
StateNorth Carolina
CountyHyde
Area
 • Total3.22 sq mi (8.33 km2)
 • Land3.22 sq mi (8.33 km2)
 • Water0.0 sq mi (0.0 km2)
Elevation
2 ft (0.6 m)
Population
 • Total445
 • Density138/sq mi (53.4/km2)
Time zoneUTC-5 (Eastern (EST))
 • Summer (DST)UTC-4 (EDT)
ZIP Code
27824
Area code(s)252
GNIS feature ID1020154[1]
FIPS code37-21380

Engelhard is a census-designated place (CDP) and unincorporated fishing community in Lake Landing Township on the mainland of Hyde County, North Carolina, United States. It has access to Pamlico Sound. As of the 2010 census it had a population of 445.[2]

History[edit]

Inkwell and Wynne's Folly are listed on the National Register of Historic Places.[3]

Geography[edit]

Engelhard is in eastern Hyde County along U.S. Route 264, which leads northeast 46 miles (74 km) to Manteo and west 47 miles (76 km) to Belhaven.

According to the U.S. Census Bureau, the Engelhard CDP has a total area of 3.22 square miles (8.33 km2), all of it recorded as land.[2] The community is at the head of Far Creek, a small tidal inlet of Pamlico Sound.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Engelhard". Geographic Names Information System. United States Geological Survey.
  2. ^ a b "Geographic Identifiers: 2010 Census Summary File 1 (G001): Engelhard CDP, North Carolina". American Factfinder. U.S. Census Bureau. Retrieved December 21, 2017.
  3. ^ National Park Service (2010-07-09). "National Register Information System". National Register of Historic Places. National Park Service.