What County Is Kitty Hawk NC In?


Beach Kitty Hawk, North Carolina Outer Banks

Kitty Hawk is a small town that’s part of the Outer Banks, a chain of barrier islands off North Carolina's coast.

Kitty Hawk is part of Dare County and is famous for where the Wright brothers conducted their flying experiments in the early 1900s.


Southern Shores neighbors the town to the north; Kill Devil Hills is just south of Kitty Hawk.


Visited by tens of thousands of tourists yearly, Kitty Hawk is a haven for vacationers longing for a week at the beach with family and friends.

If you are considering a trip to the area, you’ll be pleased to learn that many single-family rental homes are available for week-long vacations during the scorching summer months. There are also many condos and hotels if you’d prefer something smaller than a home.


Besides many lodging options, Kitty Hawk is home to award-winning beaches and outstanding locally-owned eateries.

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