The chapter text below is provided for context. Scroll down to see the text of the law.
CHAPTER 220 AN ACT TO AMEND CHAPTER 1291, SESSION LAWS OF NORTH CAROLINA, 1957, BEING THE CHARTER OF THE TOWN OF EMERALD ISLE RELATING TO THE CORPORATE LIMITS. The General Assembly of North Carolina do enact:
That Chapter 1291 of the Session Laws of North Carolina, 1957, is hereby amended by striking out all of Section 2 as the same appears therein and substituting in lieu thereof the following: Sec. 2 Corporate Limits. The corporate limits and boundaries of the Town of Emerald Isle in Carteret County shall be as follows: Beginning at a concrete marker at the high water mark of the Atlantic Ocean, this being the southwest corner of Wica Chemical Company property (formerly being the Roosevelt Estate southwest corner), this point also being located South 71 degrees 35 minutes West 7255 feet from the church spire at Salter Path Village, located North of the Salter Path Road; thence running with the Wica Chemical Company West property line North 3 degrees 85 minutes West 452.8 feet to a concrete monument marked A. H. (Alice Hoffman) Land; thence continuing same course 203.7 feet to a concrete monument at the high water mark of Bogue Sound (Wica Chemical Company northwest corner); thence continuing North 3 degrees 35 minutes West 1350 feet to a point in Bogue Sound; thence in a westerly direction approximately 43,260 feet parallel to and 1320 feet from the water line of Bogue Sound to a line drawn in Bogue Sound which is the extension of the line dividing Block 38 and 39 as shown on the Map of Emerald Isle by the Sea drawn by William Ragsdale, dated July 1954 and recorded in Map Book 3 at Pages 34 through 45 in the Carteret County Register of Deeds Office; thence southerly along said line as extended to a point where said line dividing Block 38 and 39 as heretofore described meets the high water line of the Atlantic Ocean; thence due South 2640 feet to a point in the Atlantic Ocean; thence in an easterly direction approximately 43,190 feet parallel to and 2640 feet from the high water line of the Atlantic Ocean to a point which is 2640 feet South 8 degrees 35 263 minutes East from the concrete monument which is heretofore described as the point of the beginning; thence continuing North 3 degrees 35 minutes West 2640 feet to the point of the beginning. All the above courses are based on TRUE meridian.