• Hatteras Island Open to Visitors Slide

    Mandatory Evacuation Order for Visitors on Hatteras Island

    The Dare County Control Group has declared a state of emergency for Dare County, issuing a mandatory evacuation for all Hatteras Island visitors effective at 12 noon today.

  • Early Voting Schedule Dare County
  • Duke Strong Slide

    Duke Strong

    Dare Medflight crew & staff honor the three fallen Duke Life Flight members and send support to their colleagues and loved ones.

  • Dare to Scare 5k Logo
  • Pet of the Week Slide
  • Emergency Alerts
  • Photo of Drop Off Box for Tax and Water Bills Out Front of Courthouse

    Tax & Water Bill Drop Off Box in Manteo

    For your convenience a drop box for payments being paid with check is now located in front of the Dare County Justice Center in Manteo.

  • Bonner Bridge Homepage Slide

    Bonner Bridge Construction Update

    Daytime lane closures may be expected Monday through Thursday until 11:30 a.m., in addition to nighttime lane closures Monday through Thursday from 8 p.m. until 6 a.m. and on Sundays from 10 p.m. - 6 a.m. the following morning.

In The Spotlight

  • Tropical Storm Warning

    A tropical storm warning is in effect for Dare County. A tropical storm warning means tropical storm wind conditions are expected somewhere within the area in the next 36 hours. View the latest watches, warnings and advisories from the National Weather Service at www.weather.gov/mhx

  • Tax bills for real estate and personal property are mailed to all Dare County property owners in July of each year. If you do not receive your tax statement by August 15, you may print a duplicate tax bill on this website under Tax Bills. There are several ways to pay your taxes.
  • Dangerous Shore Break Conditions

    Dangerous rip currents and shore break will occur as Hurricane Maria passes Dare County. Listen to lifeguards and do not swim if red flags are flying.  Spinal injuries due to shore break are not uncommon on the Outer Banks.

  • Emergency Alerts

    Dare County Emergency Management now has the ability to send emergency alerts via text, email or phone call to residents, visitors and nonresident property owners. New users can sign up at www.darenc.com/emergencyalerts. Signing up is quick, easy and secure. 

  • ATTN: Homeowners in Unincorporated Dare County

    Dare County received an increase in CRS ranking which will result in a 15% discount in the premium cost of flood insurances for NFIP policies issued or renewed in flood zones for unincorporated Dare County on or after May 1.

  • Dare to Scare 5k & Sweet Treat Run

    Join your friends at the Dare County Center in Manteo on Saturday, October 28 for the 1st Annual Dare to Scare 5k and Sweet Treat Run. All proceeds will benefit the Dare County Center's Annual Toy Drive.  The 3.1 mile course begins at the Coastal Studies Institute and ends at the Dare County Center.  

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