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. 

Locations & Contact Information

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The Dare County Sheriff's Administrative Office is open Monday - Friday from 8:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.

P. O. Box 757 Manteo, NC 27954

Phone (252) 475-5980     Fax (252) 441-9437    email:


Facility NameAddressPhone
Detention Center1044 Driftwood Drive
Manteo, NC 27954
Sheriff's Office962 Marshall C. Collins Drive Room 105
Manteo, NC 27954
Sheriff's Office - Buxton50347 Highway NC 12
Buxton, NC 27920
Sheriff's Office - Colington2089 Colington Road
Kill Devil Hills, NC 27948