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Elizabethtown is a town in Bladen County.

It is the county seat.

The community was named for Queen Elizabeth I
[NOTE: This is not the only community in North Carolina named Elizabethtown. For links to other places called Elizabethtown, NC, see the Duplicate Names box at right.]

The latitude of Elizabethtown is 34.629N. The longitude is -78.605W.

It is in the Eastern Standard time zone. Elevation is 108 feet.

The estimated population, in 2003, was 3,675.


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Median household income
Local
$21,944
National
$41,994
Source: 2000 census, U.S. Census Bureau
For more census details and comparisons, see our Elizabethtown demographic reports
Site of 1781 Revolutionary War battle
Crime: The number of violent crimes recorded by the FBI in 2003 was 19. The number of murders and homicides was 0. The violent crime rate was 5.1 per 1,000 people.
Well-known residents have included:
· Curtis L. Brown Jr., astronaut
Nearby parks & recreation: Jones Lake State Park, Singletary Lake State Park, Bladen Lakes State Forest
Support for libraries: Local government funding for the local library system, in fiscal years 2001-2002, was below the national average. (See library links below.)

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2% of Elizabethtown residents report German ancestry, and 6% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Elizabethtown ancestry & family history guide.

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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Elizabethtown was $15,303, compared with $21,587 nationally.

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19% of Elizabethtown residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.

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Median rent in Elizabethtown, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $183.   Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $645.


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Libraries in Elizabethtown include Bladen County Public Library ... View libraries

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Newspapers in Elizabethtown include Bladen Journal

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Bladen County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Elizabethtown political report.

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The average commute time for Elizabethtown workers is 22 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.

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NC communities formerly known as Elizabethtown:
  �Elizabeth City, Pasquotank County

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