1953 session laws – Ch. 997 Sec. 2

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CHAPTER 997 AN ACT TO AMEND SECTION TWO CHAPTER FIFTEEN, PRIVATE LAWS OF 1923 RELATING TO THE CORPORATE LIMITS OF THE CITY OF ELIZABETH CITY IN PASQUOTANK COUNTY. The General Assembly of North Carolina do enact:

Corporate Limits. Beginning at a point on the Pasquotank River in the center line of the southern mouth of Knobbs Creek, thence up the center line of said creek to the intersection of the center line thereof with the northwardly prolongation of the East line of Fourth Street, thence southwardly along the northerly prolongation of the East side of Fourth Street to the North side of the right of way of the Norfolk Southern Railroad, thence westwardly and southwardly along the northward and westward side of said right of way of the Norfolk Southern Railroad to a point 700 feet South of the South side of Main Street, thence eastwardly parallel with the South side of Main Street to the East side of what was formerly the old North Carolina State Highway, thence southwardly along the East side of what was formerly the old North Carolina State Highway to the North side of Church Street Extended, thence eastwardly along the North side of Church Street Extended and the North side of Church Street to a point which is opposite the East side of Pritchardtown Road, thence southwardly across Church Street and along the East side of Pritchardtown Road to the South side of McPherson Street, thence eastwardly along the South side of McPherson Street to the West side of Seldon Street, thence southwardly along the West side of Seldon Street to the South side of Ehringhaus Street, thence westwardly along the South side of Ehringhaus Street to the center line of the United States Government railroad track, thence southwardly along the center line of said railroad track to a point 150 feet South of the South side of Walkers Avenue, thence South 81 degrees 30 minutes East to the southwest corner of the P. W. Moore School grounds at the northwest side of Roanoke Avenue, 898 thence southeastwardly at right angles to Roanoke Avenue, crossing same, to the southeast side thereof, thence along the South side of Roanoke Avenue South 47 degrees 30 minutes West 380 feet to an iron pipe, thence South 88 degrees 30 minutes East 1100 feet to the northwest corner of the Highland Park Cemetery, thence South 5 degrees West 350 feet to the southwest corner of the Highland Park Cemetery, thence along the South side of said cemetery South 89 degrees East 400 feet to a point on the East side of Peartree Road, thence southwardly along the East side of Peartree Road to the southwest corner of the colored cemetery, thence along the South side of the colored cemetery to a branch known as Herrington Run, thence northwardly along the center line of said branch or creek to the East side of Euclid Avenue, thence southwardly along the East side of Euclid Avenue to the South side of C Street, thence eastwardly along the South side of C Street to the East side of Southern Avenue, thence southwardly along the East side of Southern Avenue a distance of 510 feet to the center line of a ditch, which ditch is 830 feet southwardly measured along the East side of Southern Avenue from the center line of Park Street, thence South 72 degrees 45 minutes East to the southwest corner of the Raleigh Park Subdivision, thence South 71 degrees East along the center of a ditch and the South line of the Raleigh Park Subdivision to the southwest corner of the Woodland Park Subdivision, thence eastwardly along the center line of said ditch and the South line of the Woodland Park Subdivision to the southeast corner of the Woodland Park Subdivision and the center line of another ditch, thence northwardly along the center line of the last mentioned ditch and the branch which runs to the East of the Woodland Park Subdivision, Williams Circle, and the Gaither property to the Pasquotank River, thence northwardly across Pasquotank River to a point opposite what was formerly the center of the southern mouth of Glovers Cut and 300 feet therefrom, thence westwardly to the southwest point of Machellne Island (sometimes know as Goat Island), thence westwardly, northwardly and eastwardly following the shore line of said island to a point in said shore line 300 yards from what was formerly the North mouth of Glovers Cut, thence northwestwardly to the point of beginning in the center line of the southern mouth of Knobbs Creek.

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