The Currituck Beach Light Station

          The Currituck Beach Light Station, located in Corolla, is the Northernmost Lighthouse of the Outer Banks. It is the only Light Station of the Outer Banks that is natural brick in color. The other Light Stations of the Outer Banks have a pattern painted on them that distinguishes them from the others. Since the Currituck Light Station is next to 4-wheel Drive Country, it is always a possibility to see some of the Wild Horses of Corolla grazing here.

Currituck Beach Light Station


"Number of steps: 214
Height to focal plane of lens: 158 feet
Height to top of roof: 162 feet
Number of bricks: approximately one million
Thickness of wall at base: 5 feet - 8 inches
Thickness of wall at parapet: 3 feet

32 1/2 miles north-northwest of the Bodie Island Lighthouse

Coast Survey Chart: 36 degrees 22 feet 36 inches North latitude, 75 degrees 49 feet 51 inches West Longitude"


Currituck Beach Lighthouse
P.O. Box 58, Corolla, NC 27927
Permission Granted in writing September 4, 2000
Ms. Lloyd D. Childers, Executive Director/Light Keeper

The Currituck Light Station, Continued

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