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Welcome to Tusk ...

Tusk is located in Carteret County<1>.

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

Tusk is near sea level<3>.

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

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

Communities near Tusk ...

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

  • Morehead City [Carteret County]
  • Beaufort [Carteret County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Beaufort
    • Beaufort [Carteret County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<4> to the west of Tusk
    • 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<5>
  • Atlantic Beach [Carteret County]
  • Pine Knoll Shores [Carteret County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Pine Knoll Shores
    • Pine Knoll Shores [Carteret County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<4> to the west of Tusk
    • 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.<2> 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<5>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Davis [Carteret County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Davis
      • Davis [Carteret County] lies 4 miles [6.4 km]<4> to the northeast of Tusk
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Davis have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Davis
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Davis<5>
    • Harkers Island [Carteret County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Harkers Island
      • Harkers Island [Carteret County] lies 4 miles [6.4 km]<4> to the southwest of Tusk
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Harkers Island have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Harkers Island
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Harkers Island<5>
    • Bettie [Carteret County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Bettie
      • Bettie [Carteret County] lies 5 miles [8 km]<4> to the northwest of Tusk
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Bettie
    • North River [Carteret County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for North River
      • North River [Carteret County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<4> to the northwest of Tusk
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on North River
    • Cape Lookout [Carteret County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Cape Lookout
      • Cape Lookout [Carteret County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<4> to the south of Tusk
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Cape Lookout
    • Stacy [Carteret County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Stacy
      • Stacy [Carteret County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<4> to the northeast of Tusk
      • 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

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

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Tusk ...

Looking for more information about Tusk? 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 Tusk, there are neighboring communities that do have Tourism pages. A map of those communities can be found with our TripAdvisor Page for Tusk.

Other Roadside Stops ...

Find a Community located in North Carolina

About Carteret County

About North Carolina

Off-the-Road Links ...

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Tusk. 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 elevation is an estimate for the area around Tusk - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<4>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- Tusk) to Point B.Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Tusk. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 34.7443, Longitude: -76.5185       In this case, the coordinates for Tusk have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).
<5>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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