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We’re so glad you are considering making Elizabeth City your new home.

Learn more about our area by ordering a relocation guide from Elizabeth City Area Chamber of Commerce at 252-335-4365.

Considering retiring to our area? Find out what other retirees have to say about living in Elizabeth City.

 

Aerial drone video by Cody Medlin at MedlinAround Productions#medlinaround

 

If you are interested in relocating a business to the area, please contact our Economic Development Commission.

Elizabeth City-Pasquotank County Economic Development Commission
405 East Main Street, Ste 4
PO Box 70
Elizabeth City, NC 27907
252-338-0169

 

Here are some quick facts about the area.

Elevation
12 feet above sea level

City Services
Water, Sewer, Electric Distribution, Paid and Volunteer Fire Departments, Police, Parks and Recreation, Garbage Collection, Recycling

Elizabeth City Tax Rate
65.5¢ per $100 Valuation for the fiscal year 2016-2017

Pasquotank County Tax Rate
$.76 per $100 Valuation for the fiscal year 2016-2017

State Demographer Population Count for July 1, 2015
City – 17,826 (includes 45 in Camden County)
Pasquotank County – 39,731

City’s Land Area
11.67 square miles (rev. 9-16)

Average Temperature
January – 41.0 degrees F
July – 79.0 degrees F

Average Precipitation
Rainfall – 48 Inches Annually
Snowfall – 4.6 Inches Annually

Transportation
US 17, US 158 and US 168 serve the area

Nearest Interstate Exchange
Interstate 64 – 35 miles

Nearest Airport
Local: Elizabeth City-Pasquotank County Regional Airport – 252-335-5634
Major: Norfolk International – 50 miles North of the City

Nearest Passenger Railroad
Amtrak Station, Newport News, VA – 50 miles North

Nearest Commercial Port
Norfolk and Portsmouth, VA – 50 miles North

Nearest Waterway
Atlantic Intracoastal Waterway/Dismal Swamp Canal

Elizabeth City and Pasquotank Contact Information

City of Elizabeth City
306 East Colonial Ave
PO Box 347
Elizabeth City, NC 27907
252-337-6864

Pasquotank County
206 East Main Street
PO Box 39
Elizabeth City, NC 27907
252-335-0865

Elizabeth City is the home to three higher education institutions.

College of the Albemarle
1208 North Road Street
PO Box 2327
Elizabeth City, NC 27906
252-335-0821

Elizabeth City State University
1704 Weeksville Road
Elizabeth City, NC 27909
252-335-3400

Mid-Atlantic Christian University
715 North Poindexter Street
Elizabeth City, NC 27909
252-334-2070

The City is also home to six major commands of the  U. S. Coast Guard and Sentara Albemarle Medical Center, northeastern North Carolina’s regional medical center.