The Official Tourism Website for Elizabeth City, NC
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One of the “Best Small Towns in America”


Welcome to the Harbor of Hospitality®

Whether you’re looking for a carefree weekend getaway or a fun little spot that’s part of an extended itinerary, Elizabeth City is the place to be. Located on the Pasquotank River, the city was incorporated in 1793, but our beginnings date to 1663 when the Lords Proprietors of Carolina laid out the Albemarle area with Pasquotank County right in the center. Today, our “Harbor of Hospitality” plays host to an inviting waterfront, vibrant downtown, excellent places to shop and dine, historic homes, a thriving arts community and one of the U.S. Coast Guard’s busiest bases.

Upcoming Events

September 23, 2014
Meet the Author at Page After Page Bookstore
Meet the Author:  Best-selling author Lisa Wingate will be here with her new rel [...]
September 24, 2014
Golf - Bain Family Fundraiser
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September 25, 2014
Afterschool Science : Coral
Scientist Morgan Hightshoe will share some of his most recent field research and [...]