About This Place
Kill Devil Hills is a town in Dare County, North Carolina, USA. The population was 5,897 at the 2000 census.
Nearby Kitty Hawk is frequently cited as the location of the Wright brothers' first controlled, powered airplane flights on December 17, 1903. The flights actually occurred in Kill Devil Hills.
Kill Devil Hills is located at 36°1′32″N 75°40′12″W / 36.02556°N 75.67°W / 36.02556; -75.67 (36.025448, -75.670105), on the barrier islands known as the Outer Banks.