Welcome to Elizabeth City
Elizabeth City is a wonderful community that has been named one of the “100 Best Small Towns in America” and is ranked by Money Magazine as "one of best places to live on the East Coast." Situated in the northeastern corner of North Carolina on the Pasquotank River and Intracoastal Waterway, the City lies just west of the Outer Banks of North Carolina and just south of Hampton Roads, Virginia. It is rich in history yet progressive and growing.
The City is very proud to have been declared a "Coast Guard City" on May 29, 2015 by Admiral Paul Zukunft, 25th Commandant of the United States Coast Guard. This long-awaited honor was celebrated by the minting of a commemorative medallion, which is depicted at the top of this page.
We invite you to visit soon and find out why we are known as "The Harbor of Hospitality!"