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Directions

Here are complete directions to Edenton, North Carolina — by car, by air, and by water.

Edenton is located just off US Hwy 17 on the north side of the Albemarle Sound in north-eastern North Carolina.

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Getting Here by Car:

  • Edenton is 90 minutes south of Norfolk, Virginia on US Hwy 17. Take 17 south, go 30 miles past Elizabeth City, NC.
  • Edenton is 2 hours east of Raleigh. Take US 64 East to Williamston, NC, then take US 17 North 30 miles to Edenton.
  • Edenton is 3 hours north of Fayetteville. Take I-95 North to US 64 East in Rocky Mount, then take US 17 North in Williamston.

Getting Here by Air

  • From Raleigh Airport:
    Take Interstate 40 East to 540 East to US 64 East to Williamston, NC then take US 17 North to Edenton.
  • From Norfolk Airport:
    Take Norview Avenue out of the Airport onto Interstate 64 East to Hwy 104 / Elizabeth City - Nags Head to US Hwy 17. Take 17 South and go 30 miles past Elizabeth City, NC
  • From Northeastern Regional Airport in Edenton:
    Non-commercial
    6,000 ft. runway
    Self-service fuel available after hours
    Courtesy car to Town
    Call 252-482-4664 for more information

Getting Here by Water

Cruising west on the Albemarle Sound toward Edenton, you will pass under the fixed Albemarle Sound/Highway 32 Bridge, clearance 65 feet. Overhead power lines have a 90-foot minimum vertical clearance in marked channel, and a 70-foot minimum clearance between all the other towers. Once past the power lines, watch for entrance marker "2". The channel to Edenton is well-marked, with adequate depths.

GPS

DECIMAL:
36.061018 -76.608234

DEG-MIN-SEC : 36° 3'39.6648" -76° 36' 29.6424"

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