Carteret County North Carolina (Historic Districts) has 5 places on the National Register of Historic Places including 1 place of National significance and 3 places of Statewide significance. Significant places include Beaufort Historic District, Cape Lookout Coast Guard Station, Cape Lookout Village Historic District and Portsmouth Village and Morehead City Historic District.
Some of the country's most noteable architects helped create the Carteret County places including Herbert Woodley Simpson, W.J.B. Shull and Inc Atwood and Nash. Prominent architectural styles found in Carteret Country are Queen Anne, Bungalow/Craftsman and Classical Revival.