Dare County is named in honor of Virginia Dare, the first English child born in America. Dare County is also where the Wright Brothers first experienced powered flight and much more.

April  26, 2015
Public Meetings:
Board of Equalization and Review
4/28/2015  10:00:00 AM
Board Of Elections
4/28/2015  4:00:00 PM
Airport Authority
4/29/2015  6:00:00 PM
Dare County Board of Commissioners
5/4/2015  9:00:00 AM
Airport Authority
5/9/2015  10:00:00 AM
Planning Board
5/11/2015  7:00:00 PM
Board of
Next Meeting: Monday, 5/4/2015 at 9 AM
View Scheduled Meetings
General Information
Click here to view
Agenda Packet
Click here to view
Boards & Committees
Click here to view
Dare County, NC
Events & Activities:

Arthritis Foundation Walk with Ease Program
The Dare County Center in Manteo will have classes starting May 4th - June 15th M,T, and Thurs from 2:30- 3:30. Registration Required.
more info

Special Olympics Spring Games
Cheer on Special Olympic athletes on Saturday, April 25 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the First Flight High School Track
more info

Youth Aviation Day at the Dare County Airport
Get up close and personal with local aircrafts at this free family-friendly event on Saturday, May 9 from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.
more info

View All Events & Activities


Ribbon Cutting at Rodanthe Beach Access
The Dare County Board of Commissioners will hold a ribbon cutting at the new public beach access in Rodanthe on Saturday, May 2 at 10 a.m.  more info

Social Worker Receives Employee of the Month
Priscilla Delano, Social Worker II with the Department of Health and Human Services, is the April 2015 Dare County Employee of the Month.  more info

Large Item Pick Up Schedule
The Dare County Sanitation Department has released the large item pick up schedule for spring.  more info

Commissioners Oppose Use of the Supplement Process to Implement Reductions of Southern Flounder
The Dare County Board of Commissioners Unanimously Adopted Resolution Asking the NC Marine Fisheries Commission to NOT SUPPORT the NC Division of Marine Fisheries Use of the Supplement Process to Implement Reductions of Southern Flounder.  more info

Dare County Formally Expresses Continued Opposition of Offshore Drilling
At their meeting on April 6, the Dare County Board of Commissioners unanimously approved a Resolution expressing continued opposition of offshore drilling.  more info

View All News

Featured Articles:

Dare County Airport Youth Aviation Day
Join the fun Saturday, May 9, 2015 at this free family friendly event at the Dare County Regional Airport in Manteo.
Read Full Article

40th Annual Dare Day Festival
The 40th Annual Dare Day Festival will be held on Saturday, June 6 along the Manteo Waterfront. Applications for vendors accepted through May 15.
Read Full Article

Dare County Urges Residents and Visitors to be Ready Severe Spring Weather
Dare County Emergency Management officials urge residents and visitors to be ready for severe weather that can occur as we the transition to spring on the Outer Banks.
Read Full Article

View All Articles