Morehead City is also known as: Carteret County / Morehead City town.
The population was 8,661 at the 2010 census.
In the early 1850s, a group of investors named the Shepard Point Land Company purchased 600 acres (2. 4 km) of land on the eastern tip of the peninsula that is now the site of Morehead City. Their objective was to take advantage of the deep channel of Beaufort Inlet, leading into Shepard Point, to construct a port and connect it by rail to Goldsboro.
Governor John Motley Morehead, for whom the town is named, a principal member of this group, initiated construction of the railroad in 1855 and by July 1858 rail service had been established. The town was laid out in city blocks of 16 lots each, reaching to 15th Street, with a system of alleys within each block in the form of an H, so that all houses and businesses could be serviced from the alleys. Much of this "Philadelphia plan" still exists today. The town was officially incorporated by the North Carolina Senate in 1860, by which time the town's population had grown to more than 300.
The official website for the city of Morehead City is http://www.townofmorehead.com/.
There are currently 6 funeral home listings for the city of Morehead City, North Carolina. Looking for Morehead City cemeteries?
Some of the notable people born here have been: Algenon L. Marbley (judge), Matt Dodge (american football player), Vaughan Johnson (american football player), Calvin Daniels (american football player), John Kearns Jr. (cinematographer and film producer), and Lonnie Chisenhall (baseball player).
Obituaries for residents might be found in these newspapers: Beaufort Gam and Carteret County News-Times.
Morehead City Obituaries
It was reported by New Bern Sun Journal on September 26th, 2014 that Arnold Ray Joyner died in Morehead City, North Carolina. Joyner was 61 years old. Send flowers to share your condolences and honor Arnold Ray's life.
It was reported by New Bern Sun Journal on September 16th, 2014 that Alice Taylor (Harrison) died in Morehead City, North Carolina. Ms. Taylor was 83 years old. Send flowers to share your condolences and honor Alice's life.
It was reported by New Bern Sun Journal on September 11th, 2014 that Frankie Lane Dennis died in Morehead City, North Carolina. Dennis was 64 years old. Send flowers to share your condolences and honor Frankie Lane's life.
It was reported by New Bern Sun Journal on September 6th, 2014 that Frenie Bell Hymon died in Morehead City, North Carolina. Hymon was 76 years old. Send flowers to share your condolences and honor Frenie Bell's life.
It was reported by New Bern Sun Journal on September 5th, 2014 that Earlene Wilson (Johnson) died in Morehead City, North Carolina. Ms. Wilson was 77 years old. Send flowers to share your condolences and honor Earlene's life.
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In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to RAAB Clinic, 302 Medical Park Court, Morehead City, NC 28557. Arrangements by Brooks Funeral Home and Crematory, Morehead City.
David Wells Green
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the Carteret County Humane Society, P.O. Box 357, Newport, NC 28570 or to Fort Barnwell Hunting Club, 1039 Orange St., Newport, NC 28570. Arrangements are by Munden Funeral Home, Morehead City.
Jane Stroud Mellon
She was born on May 15, 1934, and lived in Kinston until, as a teenager, her family moved to Morehead City ... Winterville, NC 28590. Online condolences may be sent to wilkersonfuneralhome.com. Arrangements by Wilkerson Funeral Home, Greenville.
Ruth F. Morris
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