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Cape Carteret is a town in Carteret County, on the southern coast of North Carolina in the United States. It was incorporated in 1959 and had a population of 1,917 as of the 2010 census, and an estimated population of 2,066 in 2015.GeographyCape Carteret is located in western Carteret County at . It is bordered to the north by the town of Peletier, to the east by Bogue, and to the west by Cedar Point. To the south is Bogue Sound, with the town of Emerald Isle on the opposite shore, connected to Cape Carteret by the B. Cameron Langston Bridge carrying North Carolina Highway 58. NC 58 also leads north to U.S. Route 17 at Maysville. North Carolina Highway 24 leads east to Morehead City and west to Jacksonville.According to the United States Census Bureau, the town of Cape Carteret has a total area of 6.9km2, of which 6.4km2 is land and 0.5km2, or 7.04%, is water. Cape Carteret is in North Carolina Coast. Plan how to spend your time in Cape Carteret and other destinations in United States using our United States trip itinerary builder tool .
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