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USCG Air Station Elizabeth City

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Elizabeth City, NC Coast Guard

About USCG Air Station Elizabeth City

The US Coast Guard Base in Elizabeth City, NC covers approximately 800 acres and is home to Air Station Elizabeth City. In addition to the Air Station, Elizabeth City's Coast Guard complex includes the Aircraft Repair and Supply Center, Aviation Technical Training Center, Support Center, and Boat Station Elizabeth City.

Elizabeth City is situated in Pasquotank County, located in the northeast corner of North Carolina midway along the Atlantic Coast. This beautiful waterfront community is rich in history, has a moderate climate, and is recognized as the 'Harbor of Hospitality'.

Elizabeth City
Known to sailors as 'The Harbor of Hospitality,' Elizabeth City is famed for its charming tradition of welcoming boaters with roses. The town's good will reaches far beyond the roses; its friendly residents extend cheer throughout the entire year.
Elizabeth City is a small town with big impact; positioned on the border of Camden and Pasquotank Counties, the city is a hub within the region and it's bustling with activity. There are plenty of downtown attractions including local shops and historic museums.
Cozy surroundings and Southern hospitality await you in Elizabeth City.

Education
The Elizabeth City-Pasquotank County School system is comprised of 12 schools serving approximately 6,000 students in grades K-12. Additional information regarding the schools is available at www.ecpps.k12.nc.us. The Camden County School system with approximately 1600 students also supports this area and information regarding these schools is available at www.camden.k12.nc.us. Private schools in the area include Albemarle School, New Life Academy, and Victory Christian School. Higher education opportunities are available at East Carolina State University, College of the Albemarle, and Mid-Atlantic Christian University.

Employment
Major employers in the Elizabeth City, NC area include Albemarle Hospital, Department of Correction, US Coast Guard, College of the Albemarle, Pasquotank County Board of Education, DRS Technologies, Hoffer Flow Controls, and Elizabeth City State University.

To learn more about employment opportunities:
  • Discover Elizabeth City 
  • NC Employment Security Commission (252-331-4798) 
  • Northeastern Workforce Development Board (252-426-5753)

Transportation

You will find many options available if you are traveling in and around Elizabeth City, NC. From a robust interstate system, to passenger trains and light rail, we have it all.
  • Major airports include: Norfolk International Airport, Elizabeth City Regional Airport, and several local airports throughout the region. 
  • Elizabeth City has deep water barge sites with direct access to the Intracoastal Waterway, the Atlantic Ocean, and major highways.
  • Local highways/interstate routes include I-64, I-95, US17, US 158, and US 168
  • Bus routes are available through Greyhound and Carolina Trailways
  • Amtrak routes are accessible from Elizabeth City
Points of Interest
Whether you are just visiting, or you call Elizabeth City home, there are many things to see and do while in the area:
  • Historic Carriage Tours of Elizabeth City 
  • Dixieland Motorsports Complex
  • Downtown Waterfront Market
  • Elizabeth City State University Planetarium
  • Museum of the Albemarle
  • Port Discover Science Museum
  • Weeksville Vineyards and Cellars

Local Experts Serving Elizabeth City, NC

Howard Hanna Real Estate Services (VA-NC)

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