About Elizabeth City

Let's have a look around into background of Elizabeth City

County: Pasquotank County
State: North Carolina
Country: United States
Latitude: 36.2944444
Longitude: -76.2513889
Time zone: Eastern Time Zone
Current time zone offset: UTC/GMT -5 hours

Weather in Elizabeth City

Climate: Humid Sub-Tropical Climate
Best Time to Visit: March to May and September to November


Elizabeth City is a city in Pasquotank County, North Carolina, in the United States. As of the 2014 census, it had a population of 18,047. Elizabeth City is the county seat and largest city of Pasquotank County. It is the cultural, economic and educational hub of the sixteen-county Historic Albemarle region of northeastern North Carolina.

Distance from Elizabeth City center to Airport

The nearest major airport is Norfolk International Airport (ORF / KORF). This airport has domestic flights from Norfolk, Virginia. Another major airport is Newport News/Williamsburg International Airport (PHF / KPHF), which has domestic flights from Newport News, Virginia.
Driving Distance: 55 miles / 89 km
Driving Time: 67 Minutes
Languages: English followed by Spanish being the most widely spoken languages.

Modes of transport

Airport: Norfolk International Airport 
Rail: Amtrak: National Rail Passenger System.
Road: Bus: Greyhound Bus and  Inter-County Public Transportation Authority (ICPTA)

Customs and Tipping

For Restaurants and Bars: 
Waitress and Bartender – 10 – 15 % of the Bill.
For Hotels:
Room Service: $5 Minimum
Housekeeper: $1 - $2 per Day
Concierge: Between $5 - $25
Valet Parking: 
Parking or Returning Car: $2 - $5  

Nearby Tourist Cities



Chesapeake is the second-largest independent city in the state of Virginia.

  • Climate: Humid Sub-tropical Climate
  • Best Time to Visit: March-May and September-November
Tourist Attractions
  • The Chesapeake Arboretum
  • City Park
  •  Planetarium

Kill Devil Hills


Kill Devil Hills is a town in Dare County, North Carolina. The population was 6,683 at the 2010 census. It is the most populous settlement in both Dare County and on the Outer Banks of North Carolina. The Kill Devil Hills Micropolitan Statistical Area is part of the larger Virginia Beach-Norfolk, VA-NC Combined Statistical Area.


Climate: Humid Sub-Tropical Climate
Best Time to Visit: June to September

Tourist Attractions

Wright Brothers National Memorial
Destination Fun Laser Tag & 3D 
Run Hill State Natural Area

Emergency Contact Numbers in Elizabeth City city

Fire / Police/ Ambulance: 911
Railroad: 1800 872 7245
Airport: +1 757-857-3351 (Norfolk International Airport )
Hospital: +1 252-335-0531 (Albemarle Hospital)


North Carolina Potato Festival
Albemarle Craftsmans Fair
Juneteenth Celebration

Tourist Attractions

Museum of the Albemarle
Arts of the Albemarle
De'Tours in Elizabeth City

Theatre & Concerts

Gateway Cinema
Encore Theatre Company
Arts of the Albemarle

Visit Top Restaurants in Elizabeth City

Montero's Restaurant
Cypress Creek Grill
Three Amigos of Elizabeth City

Top Shopping Centers in Elizabeth City

Historic Downtown Elizabeth City
Ehringhaus Street 
Hughes Boulevard/North Road Street

Museums, Galleries and Gardens

Elizabeth City State University Planetarium
Arts of the Albemarle
Port Discover

Iconic Delicacies of Iconic Restros

Hush Puppies – Quality Seafood Market
Risotto – Hoppin' John's
Refried Beans – La Tiendita Mexican Restaurant

Sports Club

Pasquotank River Yacht Club – Yacht
The Pines at Elizabeth City – Golf
The Currituck Shooting Club Inc. – Shooting

Shelling Out Dollars

Imported beer: $ 4.50
Taxi: $ 4.50 (base price)
3 BHK (Downtown): $ 1,496.67
Cheap meal: $ 15.00 
Gasoline: $ 0.56 / litre
3 course meal: $ 50.00