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Pine Knoll Shores
Pine Knoll Shores is a town in Carteret County, North Carolina, United States. The population was 1,339 at the 2010 census. One of North Carolina's state aquariums is located here.GeographyPine Knoll Shores is located in southwestern Carteret County at, on Bogue Banks, a barrier island along the Atlantic Ocean. It is bordered to the west by the town of Indian Beach and to the east by the town of Atlantic Beach. To the north is Bogue Sound, and to the south is the Atlantic Ocean.North Carolina Highway 58 passes through the town, traveling the length of Bogue Banks. To the east, NC 58 connects with a bridge to Morehead City on the mainland, and to the west, NC 58 crosses Bogue Sound from Emerald Isle to Cape Carteret on the mainland.According to the United States Census Bureau, Pine Knoll Shores has a total area of 6.6km2, of which 5.8km2 is land and 0.8km2, or 12.54%, is water.DemographicsAs of the census of 2008, there were 1,547 people, 776 households, and 557 families residing in the town. The population density was 668.9 people per square mile (258.1/km²). There were 2,049 housing units at an average density of 899.4 per square mile (347.0/km²). The racial makeup of the town was 99.15% White, 0.07% African American, 0.13% Native American, 0.13% Asian, 0.07% Pacific Islander, 0.07% from other races, and 0.39% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 1.05% of the population.Pine Knoll Shores is in North Carolina Coast. Use our United States route planner to arrange the details of your trip to Pine Knoll Shores and other destinations.
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