Dare County has declared a State of Emergency due to the unprecedented public health threat posed by COVID-19 and determined that restrictions and prohibitions are necessary to protect public health and safety and are also in keeping with the President's Coronavirus Guidelines for America. Visitors and non-resident property owners are prohibited from entering Dare County. View details at   Click here for the latest information on COVID-19. 

Hatteras Island Event & Activities

Click on your neighborhood Dare County Library below to view activities available at each branch


Public Meetings Calendar

2020 Holiday Closures
January 1 - New Year's Day
January 20 - Martin Luther King Jr. Day
April 10- Good Friday
May 25 - Memorial Day
July 3 - Independence Day
September 7 - Labor Day
November 11 - Veterans Day
November 26, 27 - Thanksgiving
December 24, 25, 28 - Christmas

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Early Voting Primary Election

  • Date: 02/24/2020 8:00 AM - 7:30 PM  

One-Stop absentee (early) voting for the March 3, 2020 primary election begins on Thursday, February 13, 2020 at:

  • Dare County Administration Building at 954 Marshall C. Collins Drive, Manteo
  • Kill Devil Hills Town Hall at 102 Town Hall Drive, Kill Devil Hills
  • Fessenden Center Annex at 47017 Buxton Back Road, Buxton

The sites are open Monday through Friday beginning February 13 through February 28, 2020 from 8:00 a.m. to 7:30 p.m.  The sites are closed Saturdays with the exception of Saturday, February 29, when they will be open from 8:00 a.m. until 3:00 p.m. for the last day of early voting.

Voters will not be required to show photo ID for the March 3 primary election.

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