The Crystal Coast
Come and be a part of the award-winning Crystal Coast.
What if I told you that the best small towns in the South, the best beaches in North Carolina and the top overall high schools in the state were all found in the same place? North Carolina's Carter at County is all that, and much more. There's a reason the Crystal Coast was recently voted the number one small town bucket list destination. Life is good on the Southern Outer Banks, and while our beaches are world class were much more than sultan Sand families thrive here. Our public schools rank in the top 5% for North Carolina, and we consistently have among the highest S A T and A C T scores in the state. Carter It Community College was ranked the fourth best community college in America are health care is also phenomenal. Carter at Healthcare ranks in the top 100 rural hospitals in America, and we have the only hospital in North Carolina affiliated with the Mayo Clinic Care Network. The Crystal Coast also offers affordability, with the lowest county property tax rate in the state, as well as a wide diversity of housing options. Employment opportunities with competitive pay abound across all industry sectors, and occupations, and the Crystal Coast has become a very popular destination for those who could work remotely. We're even home to one of the state's top ranked places to work. And when you're ready to retire, Carter at County has one of the fastest growing hot spots in the country. But the real jam here is, of course, the water. Nationally, Crystal Coast is home to top ranked national park getaways, the best beaches camping on the number one wreck diving site in America. Carter at County offers a large number of beaches, sounds, rivers and islands everyone can enjoy. And when you're ready for dry land, we've got museums and aquariums, festivals, outdoor shopping and culinary hot spots that suit every taste. Next chapter of your life is here. Live where you vacation. Move to the Crystal Coast.