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Welcome to Pine Knoll Shores ...

The town of Pine Knoll Shores is located in Carteret County<1>.

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

A typical abbreviation for Pine Knoll Shores: Pine Knl. Shrs. (or less commonly used: Pine Knol. Shrs.)

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, Pine Knoll Shores has a population of 1,326 people<3> (see below for details).

We don't have a date for the establishment of Pine Knoll Shores.

Pine Knoll Shores is near sea level<4>.

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

Pine Knoll Shores is within the (252) area code.

Websites for Pine Knoll Shores ...

Official Website: www.townofpks.com/

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Pine Knoll Shores had an population of 1,326 people. This is a decrease of 0.97% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 12.99% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, Pine Knoll Shores had a population of 1,339 people. This makes Pine Knoll Shores the county's 7th most populous community.

The population of Pine Knoll Shores represents 0.01% of the total population of North Carolina (which has 9,535,483 people), making it the state's 298th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 1,339 people, the population of Pine Knoll Shores decreased 12.14% from the 2000 Census (which had a count of 1,524 people).

More information can be found on the Census Page for Pine Knoll Shores.

Communities near Pine Knoll Shores ...

We have created a list of 10 communities that are near Pine Knoll Shores.

  • Havelock [Craven County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Havelock
    • Havelock [Craven County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<5> to the north of Pine Knoll Shores
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 19,593 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Havelock
  • Morehead City [Carteret County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Morehead City
    • Morehead City [Carteret County] lies 5 miles [8 km]<5> to the east of Pine Knoll Shores
    • 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>
  • Newport [Carteret County]
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    • Newport [Carteret County] lies 5 miles [8 km]<5> to the northwest of Pine Knoll Shores
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 4,636 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Newport have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Newport
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Newport<6>
  • Beaufort [Carteret County]
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    • Beaufort [Carteret County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<5> to the east of Pine Knoll Shores
    • 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>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Emerald Isle [Carteret County]
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      • Emerald Isle [Carteret County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<5> to the west of Pine Knoll Shores
      • 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.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Emerald Isle
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Emerald Isle<6>
    • Swansboro [Onslow County]
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      • Swansboro [Onslow County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<5> to the west of Pine Knoll Shores
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 3,394 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Swansboro
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Swansboro<6>
    • Cape Carteret [Carteret County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Cape Carteret
      • Cape Carteret [Carteret County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<5> to the west of Pine Knoll Shores
      • 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.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Cape Carteret
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Cape Carteret<6>
    • Atlantic Beach [Carteret County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Atlantic Beach
      • Atlantic Beach [Carteret County] lies 4 miles [6.4 km]<5> to the east of Pine Knoll Shores
      • 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>
    • Cedar Point [Carteret County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Cedar Point
      • Cedar Point [Carteret County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<5> to the west of Pine Knoll Shores
      • 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.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Cedar Point
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Cedar Point<6>
    • Peletier [Carteret County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Peletier
      • Peletier [Carteret County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<5> to the west of Pine Knoll Shores
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 721 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Peletier have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Peletier

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

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Pine Knoll Shores ...

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

Index of Cities, Towns and Villages for North Carolina

About Carteret County

About North Carolina

Off-the-Road Links ...

The official website for Pine Knoll Shores: www.townofpks.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>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>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Pine Knoll Shores.
<4>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Pine Knoll Shores - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<5>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' distance. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Pine Knoll Shores) 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 Pine Knoll Shores. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Pine Knoll ShoresOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Pine Knoll Shores. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 34.6974, Longitude: -76.8202       In this case, the coordinates for Pine Knoll Shores 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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