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Facts about Ocracoke, North Carolina
Ocracoke /ˈoʊkrəkoʊk/ is a census-designated place (CDP) and unincorporated town located at the southern end of Ocracoke Island, located entirely within Hyde County, North Carolina. The population was 948 as of the 2010 Census. As of 2014, Ocracoke's population was 591. It is the location of the pirate Blackbeard's death.
It was reported by New Bern Sun Journal on May 23rd, 2018 that Elizabeth Longley Hanrahan passed away in Ocracoke, North Carolina. Hanrahan was 73 years old. Send flowers to express your sympathy and honor Elizabeth Longley's life.
The population was 769 as of the 2000 census.
The Outer Banks area was occasionally visited by Algonquian-speaking Native Americans, but was never heavily settled. Beacon Island subsided beneath the waves of the inlet in the early 20th century. Warehouses were built to hold goods off-loaded from larger ships offshore and then loaded onto smaller Schooners to be delivered to plantations and towns along the mainland rivers. The remnants of Fort Ocracoke were located and identified in 1998. The area was first described in detail by Giovanni da Verrazzano, an Italian navigator, in 1524.
The official website for the city of Ocracoke is http://www.ocracokevillage.com/.
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