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Alcohol laws in Washington County, North Carolina

The information on this page applies to unincorporated areas in Washington County. The laws in effect in incorporated places within Washington County may differ from what is shown here.

cities, towns, and villages in Washington County (click to expand)

  • Creswell
  • Plymouth
  • Roper

Hours of sale for liquor stores, gas stations, and supermarkets:

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In unincorporated areas in Washington County, North Carolina, the sale of packaged liquor is prohibited on Sunday. Packaged liquor may be sold between 9:00 a.m. and 9:00 p.m., Monday through Saturday.

Packaged beer and wine may be sold between noon and 2:00 a.m. on Sunday, and between 7:00 a.m. and 2:00 a.m., Monday through Saturday.

However, the following exceptions apply:

Holidays. The sale of packaged liquor is prohibited on the following days:
  • New Year's Day
  • The Fourth of July
  • Labor Day
  • Thanksgiving Day
  • Christmas Day


Hours of sale for bars and restaurants:

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Alcoholic beverages may be served in bars and restaurants between noon and 2:00 a.m. on Sunday, and between 7:00 a.m. and 2:00 a.m., Monday through Saturday.