Gloucester, North Carolina

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Jump to navigation Jump to search
Gloucester, North Carolina
Gloucester is located in North Carolina
Coordinates: 34°43′33″N 76°32′22″W / 34.72583°N 76.53944°W / 34.72583; -76.53944Coordinates: 34°43′33″N 76°32′22″W / 34.72583°N 76.53944°W / 34.72583; -76.53944
CountryUnited States
StateNorth Carolina
 • Total1.45 sq mi (3.76 km2)
 • Land1.44 sq mi (3.72 km2)
 • Water0.02 sq mi (0.04 km2)
6 ft (2 m)
 • Total537
 • Density374/sq mi (144.4/km2)
Time zoneUTC-5 (Eastern (EST))
 • Summer (DST)UTC-4 (EDT)
ZIP code
Area code(s)252
FIPS code37-26680[1]
GNIS feature ID1020455[2]

Gloucester 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 537.[3]


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.[3]

See also[edit]

Flag of North Carolina.svg North Carolina portal


  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): Gloucester CDP, North Carolina". U.S. Census Bureau, American Factfinder. Retrieved December 26, 2014.

External links[edit]

Media related to Gloucester, North Carolina at Wikimedia Commons