A Gazetteer for the United States and Canada
Elizabeth City, North Carolina
Welcome to Elizabeth City ...
The location of Elizabeth City has been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (ie- the GNIS).<2>
From the Census Estimates for 2019, Elizabeth City has a population of 17,751 people<3> (see below for details).
We don't have a date for the establishment of Elizabeth City.
Elizabeth City is near sea level<4>.
Time Zone: Elizabeth City lies in the Eastern Time Zone (EST/EDT) and observes daylight saving time
Elizabeth City is located in the (252) area code.
Websites for Elizabeth City ...
Official Website: www.ci.elizabeth-city.nc.us/
Population Details ...
Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Elizabeth City had an population of 17,751 people. This is a decrease of 4.99% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 3.28% since the 2000 Census).
At the time of the 2010 Census, Elizabeth City had a population of 18,683 people (or 45.95% of the total population of Pasquotank County). This makes Elizabeth City the county's most populous community.
The population of Elizabeth City represents 0.2% of the total population of North Carolina (which has 9,535,483 people), making it the state's 47th most populous community.
With a 2010 count of 18,683 people, the population of Elizabeth City increased 8.7% from the 2000 Census (with a count of 17,188 people).
More information can be found on the Census Page for Elizabeth City.
Adding Elizabeth City to Our Gazetteer ...
We originally found mention of Elizabeth City in both the FIPS-55 and the GNIS. For more information, see the FIPS and GNIS Codes sections on our Miscellaneous Page.
In addition, our notes show that the earliest dated mention that we've found for Elizabeth City was in the Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide (1895).
We also found Elizabeth City on a map titled Rand McNally Map of North Carolina (1911).
For more details about the above, see References and Mentions for Elizabeth City on our Genealogy Page.
Communities Also Named Elizabeth City ...
Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are two North Carolina communities named Elizabeth City: This one is located in Pasquotank County and the other is located in Cleveland County.
For more information, see our Tidbits & Trivia Page for Elizabeth City.
Communities near Elizabeth City ...
We have created a list of 10 communities that are near Elizabeth City.
To Help With Your Genealogy Research ...
We have a couple of sections for those tracing their genealogy.
We created a list of cemeteries that are in the area around Elizabeth City. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Elizabeth City.
Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Elizabeth City. Our list includes information such as whether the 1895 community had a post office or railroad service. See our List of 1890's Communities around Elizabeth City.
We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Elizabeth City. Our list includes 31 papers. See our Newspapers Page for Elizabeth City.
TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Elizabeth City ...
Looking for more information about Elizabeth City? A wonderful source is the TripAdvisor website. We always start with the TripAdvisor Tourism page, where you can read an overview with links that will help you find lodging, restaurants and attractions.
In addition to the Tourism page for Elizabeth City, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information about those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Page for Elizabeth City.
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Off-the-Road Links ...
The official website for Elizabeth City: www.ci.elizabeth-city.nc.us/
The official website for Pasquotank County: www.co.pasquotank.nc.us/
The official website for State of North Carolina: https://www.nc.gov/
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This page was last modified: 21 Jun 2021