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Welcome to Otway ...

Otway is located in Carteret County<1>.

Otway is near sea level<2>.

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

The area code for Otway: (252)

Communities Also Named Otway ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 3 communities that are also named Otway - they are located in British Columbia, Ohio and Virginia.

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

Communities near Otway ...

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

  • Morehead City [Carteret County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Morehead City
    • Morehead City [Carteret County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<3> to the west of Otway
    • 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<4>
  • Newport [Carteret County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Newport
    • Newport [Carteret County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<3> to the west of Otway
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 4,636 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Newport have been provided by the GNIS.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Newport
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Newport<4>
  • Beaufort [Carteret County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Beaufort
    • Beaufort [Carteret County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<3> to the southwest of Otway
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 4,491 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Beaufort have been provided by the GNIS.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Beaufort
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Beaufort<4>
  • Atlantic Beach [Carteret County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Atlantic Beach
    • Atlantic Beach [Carteret County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<3> to the southwest of Otway
    • 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<4>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Pine Knoll Shores [Carteret County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Pine Knoll Shores
      • Pine Knoll Shores [Carteret County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<3> to the west of Otway
      • 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.<5> 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<4>
    • Oriental [Pamlico County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Oriental
      • Oriental [Pamlico County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<3> to the north of Otway
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 860 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Oriental have been provided by the GNIS.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Oriental
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Oriental<4>
    • Marshallberg [Carteret County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Marshallberg
      • Marshallberg [Carteret County] lies 4 miles [6.4 km]<3> to the southeast of Otway
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Marshallberg
    • Davis [Carteret County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Davis
      • Davis [Carteret County] lies 5 miles [8 km]<3> to the east of Otway
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Davis have been provided by the GNIS.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Davis
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Davis<4>
    • Harkers Island [Carteret County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Harkers Island
      • Harkers Island [Carteret County] lies 5 miles [8 km]<3> to the south of Otway
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Harkers Island have been provided by the GNIS.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Harkers Island
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Harkers Island<4>
    • North River [Carteret County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for North River
      • North River [Carteret County] lies 5 miles [8 km]<3> to the northwest of Otway
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on North River

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

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Otway ...

Looking for more information about Otway? 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.

While we are unaware of a Tourism page that is specific to Otway, there are neighboring communities that do have Tourism pages. A map of those communities can be found with our TripAdvisor Page for Otway.

Adding Otway to Our Gazetteer ...

We originally found mention of Otway 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 Otway was on a map titled Map of North Carolina (from Rand McNally, 1911).

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

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About Carteret County

About North Carolina

Off-the-Road Links ...

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Otway. 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 elevation is an estimate for the area around Otway - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<3>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 drawn from Point A (ie- Otway) 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 Otway. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from OtwayOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Otway. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 34.7759, Longitude: -76.5583    
<4>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.
<5>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.






















 

 

 

 

 


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