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Ocracoke, North Carolina is located in Hyde County. Zip codes in Ocracoke, NC include 27960. The median home price in Ocracoke is $249,000. More Ocracoke information.

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Banker Ponies

In September, 2013 I wrote about Beeswax , "one of the best polo ponies in America," who was brought to Ocracoke to interbreed with the local horses.

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Thu Apr 17, 2014

The Virginian-Pilot

N.C. ferry runs halted by winds, mechanical issues

The Hatteras-Ocracoke ferry route is offline because of high winds, the North Carolina Department of Transportation reported on Twitter.

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Ocracoke Journal

Water Table

Yesterday a reader left this question in the comments section: " Any insights into ground water on Ocracoke? Clearly it would vary by location/elevation, but in the area of the Village Craftsmen, for instance, how far down can you dig before you hit ground water?" In 2008 Lou Ann wrote a humorous article about me installing a pitcher pump behind my ... (more)

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Sun Apr 13, 2014

Ocracoke Journal

Coal

Every now and again a lump of coal washes up on the beach at Ocracoke. If you find some you might wonder where it came from.

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Sat Apr 12, 2014

Ocracoke Journal

Clam Digger, Flounder Gigger

Native islander, Marcus Lawson, has started a new enterprise on Ocracoke. Called "Clam Digger Flounder Gigger," this is a great way for visitors to experience Ocracoke Island.

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Thu Apr 10, 2014

WRAL.com

Federal budget cuts to leave Hatteras beaches unguarded

The move has angered Outer Banks residents and left tourists wondering if they should swim there.

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Ocracoke Journal

Crazy Guy on a Bike

The people you meet on Ocracoke! My son-in-law, Fiddler David, was on tour with Molasses Creek recently.

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Sun Apr 06, 2014

Ocracoke Journal

Raleigh

This is a portrait of Sir Walter Raleigh. I can't imagine being so bedecked...even for a sitting for an artist.

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Sat Apr 05, 2014

Boston.com

Will & Deni McIntyre/Getty Images travelOcracoke Island tends to tourists, bows to history

At the risk of sounding like a dingbatter, I couldn't resist stopping when I overheard a difficult-to-decipher conversation between two O'Cockers as they stood in the front yard of a shingled cottage in Ocracoke Village.

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Mon Mar 31, 2014

Ocracoke Journal

Paper Critter

Lachlan called me over to his house Sunday afternoon. This is what I discovered when I walked into his living room: This paper critter was his original design.

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Fri Mar 28, 2014

Ocracoke Journal

Flit

My daughter Amy just finished reading Dr. Seuss & Mr. Geisel , a biography of Theodore Geisel .

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Wed Mar 26, 2014

The Virginian-Pilot

High winds halt some N.C. ferry routes

The trips between Hatteras and Ocracoke have been suspended, according to a Twitter post by the North Carolina Department of Transportation's Ferry Division.

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Tue Mar 25, 2014

Ocracoke Journal

Betelgeuse

The 455' long Betelgeuse was the last cargo ship in service in the US Navy. She was launched in 1944.

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Sun Mar 23, 2014

Philly.com

Personal Journey: North Carolina barrier island made for honeymoon in paradise

When my husband and I determined that staying in the country was the most logical option for our fall 2013 honeymoon, Ocracoke Island, N.C., was always the top contender on our list of possible locations.

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