The preservation and protection of buildings, structures, sites, objects, districts and landscape features of historic, architectural, cultural, archeological, educational and aesthetic merit are critical to the character of Beaufort County. The preservation of these historic resources promotes and enhances the County's distinctive architectural and cultural heritage. Preservation also provides educational, cultural, and economic enrichment for the people of Beaufort County. The following link provides a searchable database of historic properties in Beaufort County.
Beaufort County Above Ground Survey
The Historic Preservation Review Board reviews and makes recommendations for the designation of individual properties and districts, and reviews applications for construction, alterations, and demolitions that affect duly designated historic resources.