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Welcome to Atlantic Beach ...

The coastal town of Atlantic Beach is located in Carteret County<1>.

A typical abbreviation for Atlantic Beach: Atlantic Bch.

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, Atlantic Beach has a population of 1,515 people<2> (see below for details).

We don't have a date for the establishment of Atlantic Beach.

Atlantic Beach is near sea level<3>.

Time Zone: Atlantic Beach lies in the Eastern Time Zone (EST/EDT) and observes daylight saving time

Atlantic Beach is within the (252) area code.

The ZIP code for Atlantic Beach: 28512<4>

Websites for Atlantic Beach ...

Official Website: www.atlanticbeach-nc.com/

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Atlantic Beach had an population of 1,515 people. This is an increase of 1.34% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 14.94% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, Atlantic Beach had a population of 1,495 people. This makes Atlantic Beach the county's 6th most populous community.

The population of Atlantic Beach represents 0.02% of the population of North Carolina (which has 9,535,483 people), making it the state's 286th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 1,495 people, the population of Atlantic Beach decreased 16.06% from the 2000 Census (with a count of 1,781 people).

More information can be found on the Census Page for Atlantic Beach.

Adding Atlantic Beach to Our Gazetteer ...

We originally found mention of Atlantic Beach in both the FIPS-55 and the GNIS. For more information, see the FIPS and GNIS Codes sections on our Miscellaneous Page.

In addition, our notes show that the earliest dated mention that we've found for Atlantic Beach was on a map titled Road Map for North Carolina (from Shell Oil, 1956).

For more details about the above, see References and Mentions for Atlantic Beach on our Genealogy Page.

Communities Also Named Atlantic Beach ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 4 communities that are also named Atlantic Beach - they are located in Florida, New York, Rhode Island and South Carolina.

For more information, see our Tidbits & Trivia Page for Atlantic Beach.

Communities near Atlantic Beach ...

We have created a list of 10 communities that are near Atlantic Beach.

  • Havelock [Craven County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Havelock
    • Havelock [Craven County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<5> to the northwest of Atlantic Beach
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 19,593 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Havelock
  • Newport [Carteret County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Newport
    • Newport [Carteret County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<5> to the northwest of Atlantic Beach
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 4,636 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Newport have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Newport
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Newport<7>
  • Beaufort [Carteret County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Beaufort
    • Beaufort [Carteret County] lies 5 miles [8 km]<5> to the east of Atlantic Beach
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 4,491 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Beaufort have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Beaufort
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Beaufort<7>
  • Emerald Isle [Carteret County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Emerald Isle
    • Emerald Isle [Carteret County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<5> to the west of Atlantic Beach
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 3,676 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Emerald Isle have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Emerald Isle
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Emerald Isle<7>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Cape Carteret [Carteret County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Cape Carteret
      • Cape Carteret [Carteret County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<5> to the west of Atlantic Beach
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 2,061 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Cape Carteret have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Cape Carteret
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Cape Carteret<7>
    • Pine Knoll Shores [Carteret County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Pine Knoll Shores
      • Pine Knoll Shores [Carteret County] lies 4 miles [6.4 km]<5> to the west of Atlantic Beach
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,315 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Pine Knoll Shores have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Pine Knoll Shores
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Pine Knoll Shores<7>
    • Cedar Point [Carteret County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Cedar Point
      • Cedar Point [Carteret County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<5> to the west of Atlantic Beach
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,296 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Cedar Point have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Cedar Point
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Cedar Point<7>
    • Peletier [Carteret County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Peletier
      • Peletier [Carteret County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<5> to the west of Atlantic Beach
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 721 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Peletier have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Peletier
    • Bogue [Carteret County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Bogue
      • Bogue [Carteret County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<5> to the west of Atlantic Beach
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 706 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Bogue have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Bogue
    • Indian Beach [Carteret County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Indian Beach
      • Indian Beach [Carteret County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<5> to the west of Atlantic Beach
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 119 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Indian Beach have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Indian Beach
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Indian Beach<7>

To Help With Your Genealogy Research ...

We have a couple of sections for those tracing their genealogy.

We created a list of cemeteries that are in the area around Atlantic Beach. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Atlantic Beach.

Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Atlantic Beach. Our list includes information such as whether the 1895 community had a post office or railroad service. See our List of 1890's Communities around Atlantic Beach.

We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Atlantic Beach. See our Newspapers Page for Atlantic Beach.

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Atlantic Beach ...

Looking for more information about Atlantic Beach? A wonderful source is the TripAdvisor website. We always start with the TripAdvisor Tourism page, where you can read an overview with links that will help you find lodging, restaurants and attractions.

In addition to the Tourism page for Atlantic Beach, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information about those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Page for Atlantic Beach.

Other Roadside Stops ...

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About Carteret County

About North Carolina

Off-the-Road Links ...

The official website for Atlantic Beach: www.atlanticbeach-nc.com/

The official website for Carteret County: www.co.carteret.nc.us/

The official website for State of North Carolina: https://www.nc.gov/

Footnotes ...

<1>If you're interested in how the shape of North Carolina's counties, including Carteret, have changed over time, we recommend the Atlas of Historical County Boundaries.
<2>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Atlantic Beach.
<3>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Atlantic Beach - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<4>ZIP Codes have been created by the United States Postal Service (USPS) as a way of grouping addresses to make delivery more efficient. The boundaries of the ZIP Code can be changed, re-assigned, eliminated or overlapped with other ZIP Codes. So keep in mind that any given ZIP Code is only 'loosely' associated with a town (such as Atlantic Beach). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Atlantic Beach or elsewhere, it's always best to check the website of the United States Postal Service (USPS).
<5>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' (or point-to-point) distance. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Atlantic Beach) to Point B.If you need the driving distance (or directions), we recommend that you use one of the Mapping Services listed on our Map Page for Atlantic Beach. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Atlantic BeachOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Atlantic Beach. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 34.7011, Longitude: -76.7383    
<6>The location has been supplied by the Geographic Names Information System - which is maintained by the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS). While these values should be definitive, we have found that accuracy can vary and you should double-check the location if accuracy is required.
<7>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.






















 

 

 

 

 


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