Craven County, New Bern, North Carolina:
The communities of Eastern North Carolina complement one another,
offering residents and visitors a variety of historical sites
and recreational opportunities. Craven County: Havelock is
home to Marine
Corps Air Station Cherry Point (ask about tours) and the
Havelock Tourist Center & Aviation Exhibit. Pamlico County:
Oriental, known as the Sailing Capital of North Carolina,
offers access to the Intracoastal Waterway. Carteret County:
Known at the Crystal Coast, the county boasts an 82-mile coastline
and the Southern Outer Banks. Beaufort, Morehead City, and
Atlantic Beach offer a number of attractions, including Fort
Macon, the North
Carolina Aquarium, the North
Carolina Maritime Museum, and Cape
New Bern has an uncommon religious diversity that reflects
both its history and the variety of people who make up the
community. Denominations represented include African Methodist
Episcopal Zion, Anglican, Apostolic, Assemblies of God, Baptist
denominations, Bible, Catholic, Christian, Christian Science,
Church of Christ, Church of God, Disciples of Christ, Episcopal,
Full Gospel, Jehovah’s Witnesses, Jewish synagogue,
Lutheran denominations, Mennonite, Methodist demonimations,
Pentecostal, Presbyterian denominations, Salvation Army, Seventh
Day Adventist, and Unitarian Universalist.
New Bern Churches
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Here's a few details about
New Bern, North Carolina...
New Bern/Craven County has a mild, four-season climate. The
average temperature is 62.2° F. The average annual high
is 73.8° F; the average annual low, 52.9° F. Average
annual rainfall is 55 inches. The area generally receives
more rainfall in the early spring and late summer.
The total population of Craven County is 91,970. New Bern
and Havelock have the highest populations in the county at
23,195 and 22,846, respectively. The median age is 34.4 years.
Median household income is $46,200. The population distribution
by age is 27.4% for children 19 years and younger, 59.2% for
adults 20 to 64 years, and 13.4% for adults 65 years and older.
Craven County has 14,113 students in 14 elementary schools,
5 middle schools, and 3 high schools. These public schools
are accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and
Schools and the North Carolina Department of Public Instruction.
(more info at Craven
County Schools Online) Numerous private schools also serve
in the county.
Craven County boasts two institutions of higher education.
Community College has a broad outreach in the community,
offering basic education programs, college transfer programs,
technical degrees, and continuing education. The college
works closely with the business community to provide education
and training for employees; for example, in fields such
as nursing and aeronautical technology.
Olive College offers accelerated degree completion programs
in management and organizational development, criminal justice
administration, a modular religion major, and a Heritage
Program (liberals arts core courses for beginning college
Carolina University is one hour from New Bern in Greenville.
Opportunities to play indoors or outdoors abound. Craven County
alone offers the following:
• 17 parks and sporting fields
• 11 facilities for fitness, recreation, and self-defense
• 8 golf courses (public, semiprivate, and private)
• 3 walking trails in the Croatan National Forest
• 2 rivers and other waterways for boating and sailing
- New Bern Marina Information
• 2 shooting ranges
Bern Area Attractions