Hatteras Island is an island in the Atlantic Ocean that runs parallel to the coast of North Carolina, forming a bend at Cape Hatteras. It is part of North Carolina's Outer Banks and includes the towns of Rodanthe, Salvo, Waves, Avon, Buxton, Frisco, and Hatteras. State nickname: Tar Heel State; Old North State Official languages English Capital Raleigh Largest city Charlotte Governor Michael Easley (D) Senators Elizabeth Dole (R) Richard Burr (R) Area - Total - % water Ranked 28th 139,509 kmÂ² 9. ... An aerial view of the Cape Hatteras Lighthouse Cape Hatteras is a cape on the coast of North Carolina. ... North Carolinas Outer Banks separating the Atlantic Ocean (east) from Albemarle Sound (north) and Pamlico Sound (south). ... Categories: Stub | Dare County, North Carolina | Unincorporated communities in North Carolina ... Categories: Stub | Dare County, North Carolina | Unincorporated communities in North Carolina ... Categories: US geography stubs | Dare County, North Carolina | Unincorporated communities in North Carolina ... Categories: US geography stubs | Villages in North Carolina | Dare County, North Carolina ... Buxton is a community of almost 1500 people on Hatteras Island, part of the Outer Banks. ... Frisco, North Carolina is a small community on the barrier islands of Hatteras Island, in between the cities of Avon and Ocracoke. ... Hatteras is a community of approximately 1000 people, on the Outer Banks island of Hatteras. ...
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