Around the Area

Around the Area
Currituck, NC (KURR-i-tuck)
Currituck is an unincorporated community in extreme northeastern North Carolina, United States. Situated along the Currituck Sound, it serves as the county seat for Currituck County. Currituck is part of the Inner Banks region and is one of the state's few unincorporated county seats. The community harbors the Knotts Island Ferry, which provides free shuttles across the sound to Knotts Island. North Carolina Highway 168 (Caratoke Highway) and Courthouse Road are the community's most prominent roads. The Currituck Beach Lighthouse is not located on mainland Currituck, but is located across the sound on the Outer Banks.
Talk Like a Tar Heel
From the mountains to the coast, place names in North Carolina can be confusing. (Why don’t Rowan and Chowan rhyme?) Click on the map below to hear North Carolina county names pronounced by local authors Bland Simpson and Michael McFee. The list that follows it includes cities, towns, mountains, lakes, and more.

North Carolina county map



Cherokee Clay Macon Swain Graham Haywood Jackson Transylvania Henderson Madison Buncombe Yadkin Surry Alleghany Ashe Wilkes Burke Caldwell Watauga Avery Yancey Mitchell McDowell Rockingham Stokes Forsyth Davidson Rowan Iredell Catawba Cleveland Rutherford Polk Caswell Person Guilford Randolph Chatham Wake Granville Vance Warren North Hampton Halifax Hertford Gates Martin Dare Hyde Tyrrell Mecklenburg Union Cabarrus Gaston Lincoln Alexander Davie Alamance Orange Durham Franklin Nash Edgecombe Wilson Pitt Beaufort Washington Carteret Pamlico Onslow Jones Duplin Johnston Wayne Lenoir Greene Pender New Hanover Columbus Sampson Cumberland Harnett Lee Moore Hoke Stanly Montgomery Anson Richmond Scotland Robeson Bladen Pasquotank Chowan Currituck Camden Pasquotank Perquimans

Public Boat Ramps

Brumley Road Boat Ramp
Located on Knotts Island Bay, the Brumley Road ramp offers; single launching lane, courtesy dock and 25 boat trailer parking spaces which are just up the road in the lot on the north side. Hand launch your kayaks and canoes from this location. Please be aware that about 2.5 miles to the north is the Virginia state line and the associated fishing regulations.
192 Brumley Road, Knotts Island, NC 27950
GPS 36° 30'28.55" N    75° 54'36.42" W
Currituck Heritage Park Boat Ramp - Whalehead Club
Currituck Heritage Park boat ramp along Currituck Sound offers; A single lane ramp, courtesy docks.
Club Road, Corolla, NC 27927
GPS 36° 22'25.37" N    75° 50'00.33" W
Indiantown Creek Boat Ramp
Closest intersection is; South Gregory Road & South Indiantown Road, Camden, NC 27921
9/10ths of a mile south on Indiantown Road from above intersection.
GPS 36° 20'58.69" N    76° 04'22.93" W
Poplar Branch Boat Ramp
The Poplar Brach ramp offers; 2 launching lanes, courtesy docks and 15 boat trailer parking spaces.
101 Poplar Branch Road, Poplar Branch, NC 27965
GPS 36° 17'13.61" N    75° 53'01.29" W
Poyners Road Boat Ramp
Closest intersection is; Caratoke Highway & Poyners Road
Moyock, NC 27958
Ramp is 1.3 miles north on Poyners from the above intersection.
GPS 36° 28'06.33" N    76° 04'36.30" W
Shingle Landing Boat Ramp
Located along the Northwest River the Shingle Landing ramp offers; Single launching lane, courtesy docks and about 35 boat trailer parking spaces.
129 Creekside Drive, Moyock, NC 27958
GPS 36° 31'46.66" N    76° 10'12.05" W
Sound Park Boat Ramp
Located along the southwestern shores of Currituck Sound the Sound Park boat ramp offers; 2 launching lanes, courtesy docks, 27 paved boat trailer parking spaces, picnic pavilions, grills and restrooms.
8955 Caratoke Highway, Point Harbor, NC 27964
GPS 36° 05'38.37" N    75° 47'50.38" W


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