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Welcome to the Town of Southern Shores

Stretching from the Atlantic Ocean to Currituck Sound and Ginguite Creek, Southern Shores is a premiere residential community on the Outer Banks. Located along US158 and NC 12, Southern Shores is known for its great weather, beautiful homes and tremendous community pride.

This Site provides information for residents and visitors who want to know more about Southern Shores town government, staff and services.


  • Summer Saver Route to the NC Outer Banks! (2/26/2015) - Summer Saver Route to the NC Outer Banks! … For all our seasonal visitors headed to beaches south of Kitty Hawk, please consider the Summer Saver Route for a quicker journey this summer. And see:
  • State Portion of Funding for Street Maintenance (2/25/2015) - NC State Street-Aid Program for Maintenance (a/k/a “Powell Bill” Funds) A portion of every municipality’s annual budget revenue is comprised of funds received from the State of North Carolina for maintenance of public streets. The State’s Street-Aid Program, commonly known as “Powell Bill” funding, began in 1951 when North Carolina State Senator Junius Powell of […]
  • Special Announcement to Citizens & Taxpayers of Southern Shores (2/17/2015) - Citizens and Taxpayers of Southern Shores, Over the last several months and most recently, some citizens have voiced disagreement with the manner and method of the Town’s long-standing policies and management of infrastructure improvements, which is certainly their right and privilege. However in doing so, several of these citizens continue to use circulating emails and […]
  • Albemarle Rural Planning Organization Endorses Town’s Latest Transportation Plans   (1/23/2015) - On January 21, 2015, the Town of Southern Shores’ portions of the Albemarle Regional Bicycle Plan and the latest Dare County Comprehensive Transportation Plan (CTP) were both endorsed by the Albemarle Rural Planning Organization (ARPO). The Albemarle Regional Bicycle Plan was previously adopted by Town of Southern Shores on October 1, 2013, and the Southern […]
  • Public Meeting Scheduled For February 9 for Wind Farm Offshore of Southern Shores and Northern Outer Banks (1/23/2015) - The US Department of Interior begins a 30-day public comment period today and will hold three public meetings next month in North Carolina. The public meeting for the northern Outer Banks site off Southern Shores will be held February 9 at a location to be announced. Go to link for all details:  
  • Tall Pine Bridge Replacement Project (1/12/2015) - The final design for the much needed replacement of the Tall Pine Bridge is available for public review in the Town Hall conference room.  The tentative schedule of the project, which is subject to change, is that bidding will occur summer 2015, with construction beginning fall 2015 . Note that the bridge will be closed […]

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