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Welcome to Davis ...

Davis is located in Carteret County<1>.

The location of Davis has been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (ie- the GNIS).<2>

The pronunciation of Davis: DA-vis<3>

Davis is near sea level<4>.

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

Davis is within the boundaries of the (252) area code.

Communities Also Named Davis ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 50 communities that are also named Davis - they are located in Alabama, Arkansas, California, Florida, Georgia, Illinois (2), Indiana (2), Kentucky, Louisiana (3), Maine, Maryland (2), Massachusetts, Michigan, Minnesota, Mississippi (3), Missouri (2), New Hampshire (2), New Jersey, Ohio (5), Oklahoma, Pennsylvania (3), Saskatchewan, South Dakota, Tennessee (2), Texas (2), Utah, Vermont, Virginia, Washington, West Virginia (2), Wisconsin and Wyoming.

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

Communities near Davis ...

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

  • Morehead City [Carteret County]
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    • Morehead City [Carteret County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<5> to the west of Davis
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 9,669 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Morehead City
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Morehead City<6>
  • Beaufort [Carteret County]
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    • Beaufort [Carteret County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<5> to the southwest of Davis
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 4,491 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Beaufort have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Beaufort
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Beaufort<6>
  • Atlantic Beach [Carteret County]
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    • Atlantic Beach [Carteret County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<5> to the southwest of Davis
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,515 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Atlantic Beach
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Atlantic Beach<6>
  • Smyrna [Carteret County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Smyrna
    • Smyrna [Carteret County] lies 4 miles [6.4 km]<5> to the southwest of Davis
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Smyrna have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Smyrna
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Smyrna<6>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Stacy [Carteret County]
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      • Stacy [Carteret County] lies 4 miles [6.4 km]<5> to the northeast of Davis
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Stacy have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Stacy
    • Marshallberg [Carteret County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Marshallberg
      • Marshallberg [Carteret County] lies 5 miles [8 km]<5> to the southwest of Davis
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Marshallberg
    • Otway [Carteret County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Otway
      • Otway [Carteret County] lies 5 miles [8 km]<5> to the west of Davis
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Otway
    • Yucca Village [Carteret County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Yucca Village
      • Yucca Village [Carteret County] lies 5 miles [8 km]<5> to the west of Davis
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Yucca Village
    • Gloucester [Carteret County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Gloucester
      • Gloucester [Carteret County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<5> to the southwest of Davis
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Gloucester have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Gloucester
    • Sealevel [Carteret County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Sealevel
      • Sealevel [Carteret County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<5> to the northeast of Davis
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Sealevel have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Sealevel
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Sealevel<6>

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 Davis. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Davis.

Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Davis. 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 Davis.

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Davis ...

Looking for more information about Davis? 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 Davis, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information about those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Page for Davis.

Adding Davis to Our Gazetteer ...

We originally found mention of Davis 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 Davis was in the Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide (1895).

We also found Davis on a map titled Rand McNally Map of North Carolina (1911).

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

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About Carteret County

About North Carolina

Off-the-Road Links ...

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Davis. If you can help, please contact us through our Feedback Page.

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>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.
<3>The pronunciation we've provided is our attempt to give a phonetic pronunciation for Davis. While it might not be exactly right, hopefully it will be close. If we have it wrong or there's a better way to pronounce the name, please contact us through our Feedback Page.
<4>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Davis - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<5>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'point-to-point' distance. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Davis) 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 Davis. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from DavisOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Davis. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 34.7974, Longitude: -76.4602       In this case, the coordinates for Davis have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).
<6>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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