Geographical Information About The Northeast North Carolina (NC) Injuryboard
If you are a consumer seeking personal injury information (car accident, or any other personal injury information) on the Northeast North Carolina Injuryboard blog, you may be interested in the geographical areas served by this particlular blog. First, the lawyers who edit this blog are licensed in North Carolina and Virginia (as well as SC, KY, DC & WV). Our home office is in Virginia Beach near the border, and lawyers and staff with our law firm reside in both North Carolina and Virginia.
Geographical information about the Northeast NC areas (within area code 252) served by the Injuryboard Northeast NC personal injury lawyers with Shapiro, Cooper, Lewis & Appleton (lawyers licensed in North Carolina, Virgina, and other surrounding states):
“Northeast North Carolina” or “Eastern North Carolina” (Eastern NC or ENC) borders southern Virginia (near Virginia Beach, Chesapeake, Norfolk area) and generally consists of 41 counties, which when combined form a total regional area of roughly 9,700 square miles (25,000 square km) and includes the areas called the Inner and Outer Banks. The counties commonly included in the region are as follows:
- Beaufort County
- Bertie County
- Bladen County
- Brunswick County
- Camden County
- Carteret County
- Chowan County
- Columbus County
- Craven County
- Cumberland County
- Currituck County
- Dare County
- Duplin County
- Edgecombe County
- Gates County
- Greene County
- Halifax County
- Harnett County
- Hertford County
- Hoke County
- Hyde County
- Johnston County
- Jones County
- Lenior County
- Martin County
- Nash County
- New Hanover County
- Northampton County
- Onslow County
- Pamlico County
- Pender County
- Pasquotank County
- Perquimans County
- Pitt County
- Robeson County
- Sampson County
- Scotland County
- Tyrell County
- Washington County
- Wayne County
- Wilson County
Also, the following is a list of some of the towns and communities that are generally considered part of the Inner Banks of North Carolina (NC) (listed alphabetically):
There are several public universities and seven private institutions in the region. The largest institute is East Carolina University. Other public universities are Elizabeth City State University and the University of North Carolina at Pembroke. The area has seven private institutions: Barton College, Campbell University, Chowan University, Methodist University, Mount Olive College, North Carolina Wesleyan College, and Roanoke Bible College.
The area is also served by community colleges. The two-year institutes are: Beaufort County Community College, Bladen Community College, Brunswick Community College, Cape Fear Community College, Carteret Community College, College of the Albemarle, Coastal Carolina Community College, Craven Community College, Edgecombe Community College, Johnston Community College, Lenoir Community College, Martin Community College, Nash Community College, Pamlico Community College, Pitt Community College, Roanoke-Chowan Community College, Sampson Community College, Southeastern Community College, Wayne Community College, and Wilson Technical Community College.
Eastern North Carolina (NC) is served by two interstate highways. Interstate-95 is the western boundary for the area. Interstate-40 serves the southeastern portion from Johnston County to New Hanover County.
The Down East is served by U.S. Routes. U.S. 13 enters North Carolina close to the Drum Hill community. It proceeds through Greenville and terminates into I-95 in Fayetteville.
U.S. 17 enters North Carolina from Virginia beside the Dismal Swamp State Park. It continues through Washington, New Bern, and Wilmington and exits the state near Calabash onwards to South Carolina.
U.S. 64 enters Rocky Mount from Raleigh. It continues to the eastern terminus in Nags Head.
U.S. 70 enters the region at Selma. It continues through Goldsboro and Kinston on its way to the eastern terminus in Atlantic Beach.
U.S. 74 begins in Wrightsville Beach. The route stays close to South Carolina and exits the region near Lumberton.
U.S. 76 runs concerant with U.S. 74 from Wilmington to Chadbourn. It exits the state near Fair Buff onto South Carolina.
U.S. 117 is an offshoot of U.S. 17. It begins at I-95 in Wilson and terminates at the Port of Wilmington.
The eastern terminus of U.S. 158 is in Nags Head. It continues through Elizabeth City, than it exits the area, crossing I-95 close to Roanoke Rapids.
Jacksonville is the southern terminus of U.S. 258. It continues north through Kinston and Tarboro, exiting the state near Mill Neck.
The eastern terminus of U.S. 264 is at U.S. 64 at Manns Harbor. It continues south to Swan Quarter, even though it doesn’t go through the town. It than goes west through Washington and Greenville where is by-passes. It that leaves ENC at I-95 in Wilson.
U.S. 301 closely parallels I-95 throughout North Carolina. It enters the state from South Carolina, crossing over I-95 near Rowland. It leaves the state near Pleasent Hill on its way to Virginia.
U.S. 701 northern terminus is in Four Oaks. It continues south through Newton Grove and Clinton and exits the state near Tabor City.
Several of the larger cities in Eastern NC are:
North Carolina’s Outer Banks are a chain of barrier islands located in the northeastern corner of the state, midway along the Atlantic seaboard. They are just 90 miles south of Norfolk, Virginia, and easily reached by several modern highways. Small towns like Corolla, Duck, Kitty Hawk, Kill Devil Hills, Nags Head, Manteo, Hatteras, Ocracoke and others make the Outer Banks a throwback to beach vacations of the past (but with all the modern amenities).
Listing of counties within area code 252:
AREA CODE 252 CITIES AND TOWNS:
Kill Devil Hills