The community of Kill Devil Hills is the most populated community of the OBX. First, it is fair to mention that even the most populated area of the OBX is quite small so do not be put off or concerned about an area here being the most populated. Quite a name by the way....KILL DEVIL HILLS. One theory is that the name derived from rum, possibly originating from the Caribbean Islands or New England, that was “strong enough to kill the devil.” In the early 1700’s, Virginia’s William Byrd wrote, “Most of the Rum they get in this Country … is so bad and unwholesome, that it is not improperly called ‘Kill-Devil,’” proving the rum was already referred to that name. Evidence suggests that this rum would have eventually made its way to the Outer Banks islands due to shipwrecks, pirate activity and general ocean traffic along the Eastern seaboard.So, Pirates and ship wrecks make for a great palce to live or own property!

It is most populated due to the simple reason that it happens to have the largest amount of land and subdivisions.Still, as mentioned, the area is quite peaceful and surely a laid back town. 

On a note related to today, Kill Devil Hills West Side has a lot to offer. There are quaint, peaceful, small subdivisions that are tucked back in the wooded areas nearer the sound waters than the ocean but the ocean beach accesses are a 5 minute car ride. There is a real sense of community due to the many year round residents making KDH their home. Take a look at the inventory and let me know if you have any questions. 

Kill Devil Hills West Side

All Listings Under $100,000 $100,000 - $200,000
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$900,000 - $1,000,000
56 Properties Found. Page 1 of 10.
Photo of Listing #104449

2400 Units 1&3 N Croatan Highway Unit 1 And 3, Kill

$989,000 - 41,000 Sf

MLS® # 104449

CENTURY 21 Nachman Realty
Photo of Listing #111829

1728 Bay Drive Unit U1728, Kill

$899,900 - 6 Beds, 4 Baths, 3,176 Sf

MLS® # 111829

CENTURY 21 Nachman Realty
Photo of Listing #111343

1928 W Fifth Street Lot 58 & 59, Kill

$714,900 - 3 Beds, 3 Baths, 2,412 Sf

MLS® # 111343

Four Seasons Realty
Photo of Listing #111484

111 W Carlton Avenue Lot 7 & 8, Kill

$525,000 - 11,000 Sf

MLS® # 111484

RE/MAX Coastal Associates
Photo of Listing #111639

2400-unit 2 N Croatan Highway Unit 2, Kill


MLS® # 111639

CENTURY 21 Nachman Realty
Photo of Listing #111302

1804 Bay Drive Lot 12, Kill

$499,900 - 13,000 Sf

MLS® # 111302

Coldwell Banker Seaside Realty

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