The Outer Banks is made up of many towns. Some are just zip codes and others were incorporated sometime after about 1950. This page is designed to provide you with OBX town information on most of them north of Oregon Inlet.
Many of the newer subdivisions on the Outer Banks as well as some cool historical locations are located in Corolla. One example is the Whalehead Club was a weathly New Yorker’s hunting lodge in the early part of the 20th century. The lodge now owned by the county, has been completely remodeled and serves as a visitor’s center. More Corolla Information
One of the most desirable locations on the Outer Banks is Duck. That’s because, you can get to almost any shop or restaurant by taking the walkway along the sound. It has some of the highest elevations found in any town in the Outer Banks. Great views of both the ocean and sound are found in many residences throughout the town. More Duck Information
Not only is Southern Shores a great place to vacation, but also many vacationers end up retiring to this town. Many retirees and transplants favor Southern Shores because this area has a neighborhood feel. Walking to the grocery store or the coffee shop makes beach living so much easier. More Southern Shores Information
Some of the widest variety of properties available on the Outer Banks are in Kitty Hawk. From ocean front cottages to sound front mansions and everything in between this is a good place to begin learning more about this area. Kitty Hawk has affordable prices and is the closest town to the goods and services of Norfolk. As a result, some Kitty Hawk residents commute to Virginia every day. More Kitty Hawk Information
Kill Devil Hills
The year round population of Kill Devil Hills is larger than any other town. It is known for promoting business and is the hub of many beach activities. The beach high school and middle school are here as well as the Wright Memorial. Because lots are typically a little smaller than most other towns, homes here more affordable. More Kill Devil Hills Information