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James W. Loewen (1942-2021)

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Kure Beach

North Carolina

Basic Information

Type of Place
Independent City or Town
Metro Area
Politics c. 1860?
Unions, Organized Labor?

Sundown Town Status

Confirmed Sundown Town?
Possible
Was there an ordinance?
Don't Know
Sign?
Don’t Know
Year of Greatest Interest
Still Sundown?
Don’t Know

Census Information

The available census data from 1860 to the present
Total White Black Asian Native Hispanic Other BHshld
1860
1870
1880
1890
1900
1910
1920
1930
1940
1950
1960
1970
1980
1990 617 0 2 0
2000
2010
2020

Method of Exclusion

  • Unknown

Main Ethnic Group(s)

  • Unknown

Group(s) Excluded

  • Black

Comments

August 2007

One reader wrote: I doubt it’s still Sundown, I know several black and other non-white families from Kure Beach. Being that it’s a tourist town, it’d be hard to keep nonwhites from being there, and I suspect it has been for some time.