Beaufort, North Carolina

Beaufort is a town in and the county seat of Carteret County, North Carolina, United States. Established in 1713 and incorporated in 1723, Beaufort is the fourth oldest town in North Carolina. On February 1, 2012, Beaufort was ranked as "America's Coolest Small Town" by readers of Budget Travel Magazine.
  • Elevation: 3 ft (0.9 m)
  • Country: United States
  • State: North Carolina
  • County: Carteret
  • Named for: Henry Somerset, Duke of Beaufort
  • ZIP code: 28516
  • Area code: 252


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