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Elizabeth City is a city in Pasquotank and Camden counties in the U.S. state of North Carolina. The population was 17,188 at the 2000 census. It is the county seat of Pasquotank County and the principal city of the Elizabeth City Micropolitan Statistical Area.
Elizabeth City was founded as the town of Redding in 1793 on land acquired from Adam and Elizabeth Tooley. In 1794 the town was renamed Elizabeth, and in 1801 Elizabeth City. The name change has been variously attributed to honor either Queen Elizabeth I of England, who 200 years earlier spearheaded the colonization of the Carolina and Virginia coasts, or Elizabeth "Betsy" Tooley. Elizabeth City is located in North Carolina's Inner Banks region, and is nicknamed the "Harbor of Hospitality".
Elizabeth City is home to Elizabeth City State University, a constituent member of the University of North Carolina System. The university encompasses a moderate area within city limits and houses more than 2,900 students.
-The Virginia Dare Arcade, many antebellum style homes, The Museum of the Albemarle
Greater Elizabeth City (Pasquotank County) has 6 National Register Historic Districts and 6 resources that are listed individually on the National Register.
Coast Guard Air Station Elizabeth City, the largest United States Coast Guard Air Station on the East Coast, is located directly south of Elizabeth City's city limits. Recently incorporated into the United States Department of Homeland Security, the base provides a host of local jobs and maintains an influx of Coast Guard employees from all around the country.
The USCG Air Station and the ATTC in Elizabeth City, NC was also featured in numerous scenes of the 2006 Disney movie "The Guardian", although the base was made to look like Kodiak, Alaska in keeping with the films script.
Elizabeth City is also home to one of the United States' few airship factories. Many of the nation's commercial blimps are made and serviced here. The current airship station evolved from what was previously a US Navy airstation.