Location Profile

Elizabeth City, North Carolina

Facility Type
Acute Care - General
Facility Location
Elizabeth City, North Carolina
Teaching Facility
Trauma Center
Number of Beds

Hospital Overview

The healthcare provider is located in Elizabeth City, North Carolina. A full-service facility with more than 100 beds and physicians, the provider continually meets the needs of those in the community with compassionate care. The facility and its parent company have been the recipient of multiple awards and recognitions over the years.

Community Overview

Elizabeth City is a famous seaport on the Pasquotank River and Intracoastal Waterway in North Carolina. The city has been been crowned “One of the Best 100 Small Towns in America” and was ranked by Money Magazine as “one of the best places to live on the East Coast.” A lively downtown, beautiful surroundings, and welcoming people have made it a wonderful place to live or visit. Niche.com has ranked it among their top 9,000 Best Places to Retire in America and the city has evolved into one of the most diverse areas in the country at #2,482 out of 15,359 cities.

Elizabeth City has been consistently recognized for its quality of life. The city is walkable and also offers high-quality transportation throughout the area. Fun is available all year thanks to the lively calendar of events. Each May, Elizabeth City holds the NC Potato Festival, the largest festival in Northeast North Carolina. The 3-day event has a midway of games, food, arts and crafts, live entertainment, and is family-friendly.

Learn more about Elizabeth City at the official city website and explore the area at the county website.

Cost of Living


Public school education is administered by the Elizabeth City-Pasquotank Public Schools which consists of 12 schools: 7 elementary schools, 2 middle schools, 3 high schools, and 1 alternative school. Northeast Academy for Aerospace and Advanced Technologies, a charter STEM school, is also a public school. Students in the district have a low student-teacher ratio of 16 to 1 and there’s nearly a 90% graduation rate. The district offers a variety of academic options including Advanced/Gifted, Honors, AP, and dual enrollment. Elizabeth City also features several private schools.

Click here to read more about public schools in Elizabeth City.
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Once you find the school you are interested in, you will need to contact them directly with any questions you might have.


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Local and Nearby Attractions

With a rich shopping scene and plenty of great local places to browse, Elizabeth City offers a great shopping experience. Whether it’s gifts, specialty items, art, antiques, clothing, or anything else you seek, you’ll likely find it in the city’s charming stores. The area also includes a Walmart Supercenter, Ross, and TJ Maxx for those who love bargains. Elizabeth City’s arts and entertainment scene consists of galleries and theaters, with options that will entertain any curious mind. The Encore Theatre Company presents interesting live productions while the Mickey L. Burnim Fine Arts Center at Elizabeth City State University has a rotating calendar of events. Elizabeth City State University also features other options for entertainment with its Performing Arts Center and the FL. Robinson Auditorium -- both spaces have productions throughout the year. For the latest Hollywood releases for cheap, residents and visitors visit RCE Theaters, a beloved local theater that has been lovingly restored over the last year. Elizabeth also offers multiple family-friendly activities including museums, bowling, parks, and more. The Museum of the Albermarle is devoted to sharing what shaped the history of the area and the Albemarle, a place half and half water. Exhibits include artifacts, historic boats, WWI and history. There’s even a look at sunken artifacts retrieved from the River Bridge site, which has resulted in 10,000 artifacts from the 18th century to the early 20th century. Located in the downtown area, Port Discover is ideal for children and is a hands-on science center. Learn all about science through engaging and entertaining activities including a flight simulator, fish tanks, sensory tables, and other great exhibits. The Albermarle Family YMCA features after-school options plus classes, an interactive zone, and rock wall to keep young ones entertained. For more fun, try your luck at a strike at the Albemarle Lanes, a fun local bowling center, or just run around at Charles Creek Park. The beautiful spot by the water offers a playground, fishing spots, a dog park, and other facilities.

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Crime Rate

Elizabeth City is safe for families and is safer than nearly 10% of the rest of the country. The city is patrolled by the vigilant and dedicated Elizabeth City Police Department. A total of 51 officers help prevent crime and engage in community policing initiatives.

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