Public Services


  • Ferries

    The south terminal provides passage to Cedar Island and Swan Quarter while the north terminal connects Ocracoke to Hatteras Island.


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    NCCAT Ocracoke Campus

    The historic old Coast Guard building houses the Ocracoke branch of the North Carolina Center for the Advancement of Teaching.


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    NPS Lifeguarded Beach

    The NPS life-guarded beach on Ocracoke Island is part of Cape Hatteras National Seashore, one of the most beautiful beaches on the eastern seaboard.


  • Ocracats

    A Local non-profit dedicated to helping reduce the feral cat population on Ocracoke.


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    Ocracoke Airport

    Built in 1968 and located within the boundaries of the Cape Hatteras National Seashore, Ocracoke Airport is maintained by the United States Park Service.


  • Ocracoke Health Center

    Ocracoke Health Center, located on Back Road in Ocracoke Island, is a non profit, rural health clinic. It offers an after-hours hotline at 252-928-(SICK)7425.


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    Ocracoke Library

    For many years Ocracoke boasted the tiniest public library in the United States. The current library replaced the 96 square foot small wood frame building in 1998.


  • Ocracoke Observer

    The Ocracoke Observer, founded in 1999, is a free, monthly community print newspaper covering island news and culture March to December.


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    Ocracoke Post Office

    United States Post Office


  • Ocracoke Volunteer Fire Department

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  • Off-Road Driving

    The National Park Service on Ocracoke Island provides several ramps and trails that can be used by off-road vehicles to access the beach and the soun


  • Public Boat Ramp

    Located at the public parking area near the south ferry terminal on Ocracoke Island, this facility provides two ramps and docks for launching your boat.


  • Public Parking

    Free public parking for Ocracoke visitors


  • Sheriff Department

    Quick Links:  Map it!  |  Gallery The Ocracoke office of the Hyde County Sheriff Department is The last building on the…