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Elizabethtown

Bladen County,

North Carolina

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The North Carolina state capital is Raleigh.


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28337

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Statistics & Facts

The population of Elizabethtown is approximately 3,698 (2000), 3583 (2010).
The approximate number of families is 1,536 (2000), 1586 (2010).

The amount of land area in Elizabethtown is 9.635 sq. kilometers.
The amount of surface water is 0.089 sq kilometers.
The distance from Elizabethtown to Washington DC is 309 miles. The distance to the North Carolina state capital is 82 miles. (as the crow flies)
Elizabethtown is positioned 34.62 degrees north of the equator and 78.61 degrees west of the prime meridian.

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Location

Elizabethtown location: in southeastern North Carolina, roughly situated halfway between Wilmington and Fayetteville.

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Geography

The geography for Elizabethtown is mainly flat terrain with most elevations under 120 feet above sea level. The area is known as the coastal plains area.

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Climate & Weather

Elizabethtown average annual rainfall is 49 inches per year
Elizabethtown average temperature is 63 degrees F.
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History & History Related Items

Elizabethtown history:

The town of Elizabethtown was founded in March of 1773. It was named the county seat at that time. It is the fifteenth oldest town in North Carolina. It was also the site of a Revolutionary War battle in 1781. The land chosen for the new community was on land owned by Issac Jones. Five men were designated to lay out the town. They allowed Jones to operate a ferry over the Cape Fear River for his cooperation in the use of his land. It is believed the town was named for his daughter, Elizabeth.

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Attractions

Elizabethtown attractions:

Tory Hole Battleground
A battleground in a ravine which runs down Main Street to the Cape Fear River. Features include a park, exercise trail, picnic facility, playground and more.
Phone: 910-862-2066

White Lake
about ten miles north of town on US Highway 701. This lake is known for its clear water and white sand. All types of facilities are available, including an 18 hole golf course nearby. The resort is known as the "Nation's Safest Beach."

The White Lake Water Festival is held in nearby White Lake each year in May.

Jones Lake State Park
This park is about four miles form Elizabethtown. Among its many features are swimming, boating, camping, picnicking and more. Camp sites are available.
Phone: 910-588-4550

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