Carteret County, North Carolina

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Carteret County is a county located in the U.S. state of North Carolina.wikipedia
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Carteret County is a county located in the U.S. state of North Carolina.
In June 1718, the pirate Blackbeard ran his flagship, the Queen Anne's Revenge, aground at Beaufort Inlet, North Carolina, in present-day Carteret County.

Crystal Coast

Most of the county is part of the Crystal Coast.
The absolute boundaries of this coast are often disputed, but the main area includes all the major Carteret County beaches (those on Bogue Banks, which face south).

George Carteret

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It was named for Sir George Carteret, one of the 17th century English Lords Proprietor, or for his descendant and heir John Carteret, 2nd Earl Granville.
Carteret, New Jersey, as well as Carteret County, North Carolina, both in the United States, are named after him.

Gloucester, North Carolina

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It was described as “bricked up with English brick.” In 1971 a survey by the Carteret County Historical Society found such a grave in the Fulford Cemetery off Piper Lane in Gloucester.
Gloucester is an unincorporated area and census-designated place (CDP) in Carteret County, North Carolina, United States.

Cedar Island National Wildlife Refuge

Cedar Island National Wildlife Refuge, located in Carteret County, North Carolina, is on the end of a peninsula marking the southern end of Pamlico Sound.

Beaufort, North Carolina

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Its county seat is Beaufort.
Beaufort is a town in and the county seat of Carteret County, North Carolina, United States.

Carteret County Public Schools

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The county is served by the Carteret County Public Schools.
Carteret County Public Schools is a PK–12 graded school district serving Carteret County, North Carolina.

Steve Troxler

Since the number of lost ballots exceeded the lead held (by Steve Troxler over Britt Cobb) in the statewide race for agriculture commissioner, the State Board of Elections decided to hold a special election on January 11, 2005, open only to the 18,500 voters in the county who either failed to vote or whose votes were lost.
However, because more than 4,000 votes were lost in Carteret County, the race was unresolved for more than three months.

Morehead City, North Carolina

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Carteret County comprises the Morehead City, NC Micropolitan Statistical Area, which is also included in the New Bern-Morehead City, NC Combined Statistical Area.
Morehead City is a port town in Carteret County, North Carolina, United States.

1976 United States presidential election in North Carolina

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He is the last Democrat to have won over 50% of the vote in North Carolina, the last Democrat to carry Gaston County, New Hanover County, Onslow County, Johnston County, Iredell County, Alamance County, Rowan County, Craven County, Burke County, Caldwell County, Lincoln County, Surry County, Rutherford County, Carteret County, Stanly County, Beaufort County, Stokes County, McDowell County, Alexander County, Dare County, Macon County, Transylvania County, Cherokee County, Ashe County, Clay County, and Graham County, and this is the last time a Democrat swept every congressional district in the state, while also winning it by a double digit margin.

John Carteret, 2nd Earl Granville

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It was named for Sir George Carteret, one of the 17th century English Lords Proprietor, or for his descendant and heir John Carteret, 2nd Earl Granville.

2004 United States election voting controversies

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A voting machine malfunction in the county resulted in the loss of 4,438 ballots cast during early voting for the November 2, 2004 general election.

Atlantic Beach, North Carolina

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Atlantic Beach is a town in Carteret County, North Carolina, United States.

Cape Carteret, North Carolina

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Cape Carteret is a town in Carteret County, on the southern coast of North Carolina in the United States.

Emerald Isle, North Carolina

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Emerald Isle is a town in Carteret County, North Carolina, United States.

Newport, North Carolina

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Newport is a town in Carteret County, North Carolina, United States.