Dare County, NC

Main Attractions

-Outer Banks Beach

-Jockeys Ridge State park

-Wright Brothers National Memorial

About Dare County, NC

Year Founded; 1870

How Dare got it's name; Dare County was named after Virginia Dare, first child born of English parents in America

Region; Coastal

County Seat; Manteo

Government of Dare County

Dare County is governed by the Dare County Board of Commissioners. Dare County is a part of the Albemarle Commission regional council of government.