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Welcome to Elkwood ...

Elkwood is located in Madison County.

The location of Elkwood has been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (ie- the GNIS).<1>

Elkwood is 890 feet [271 m] above sea level.<2>.

Time Zone: Elkwood lies in the Central Time Zone (CST/CDT) and observes daylight saving time

Area codes for Elkwood: (256) and (938)<3>

Communities Also Named Elkwood ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found another community named Elkwood - it's located in Virginia.

For more information, see our Tidbits & Trivia Page for Elkwood.

Our Genealogy Helper Page ...

We have a couple of sections for those tracing their genealogy.

  • We have a list of cemeteries that are in the area around Elkwood. If available, we provide a satellite view of the cemetery.
  • Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Elkwood. Our list includes information such as whether the community had a post office or railroad service in 1895.
  • We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Elkwood.

These sections can be found on our Genealogy Helper Page for Elkwood:

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Elkwood ...

Looking for more information about Elkwood? A wonderful source is the TripAdvisor website. We always start with the TripAdvisor Tourism page, where you can read an overview with links that will help you find lodging, restaurants and attractions.

Looking for more information about Elkwood? A wonderful source is the TripAdvisor website. We always start with the TripAdvisor Tourism page, where you can read an overview with links that will help you find lodging, restaurants and attractions.

While we are unaware of a Tourism page that is specific to Elkwood, there are neighboring communities that do have Tourism pages. A map of those communities can be found with our TripAdvisor Page for Elkwood.

Communities near Elkwood ...

A sample of nearby communities can be found below.

Huntsville   [Map]

Lies 18 miles [29 km]<4> to the Southeast (SE) of Elkwood

Madison   [Map]

Lies 18 miles [29 km] to the South (S) of Elkwood

Athens   [Map]

Lies 18 miles [29 km] to the Southwest (SW) of Elkwood

Located in Limestone County

Fayetteville   [Map]

Lies 14 miles [22.5 km] to the Northeast (NE) of Elkwood

Located in Lincoln County (TN)

Park City Heights   [Map]

Lies 11 miles [17.7 km] to the Northeast (NE) of Elkwood

Located in Lincoln County (TN)

Ardmore   [Map]

Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the West (W) of Elkwood

Located in Limestone County

Ardmore   [Map]

Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the West (W) of Elkwood

Located in Giles County (TN)

Flintville   [Map]

Lies 18 miles [29 km] to the East (E) of Elkwood

Located in Lincoln County (TN)

Elkton   [Map]

Lies 11 miles [17.7 km] to the Northwest (NW) of Elkwood

Located in Giles County (TN)

Elkmont   [Map]

Lies 14 miles [22.5 km] to the West (W) of Elkwood

Located in Limestone County

To learn more about neighboring communities and counties, please visit the Nearby Page for Elkwood.

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About Madison County

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Off-the-Road Links ...

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Elkwood. If you can help, please contact us through our Feedback Page.

The official website for Madison County: www.co.madison.al.us/

The official website for State of Alabama: https://www.alabama.gov/

Footnotes ...

<1>The location has been supplied by the Geographic Names Information System - which is maintained by the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS). While these values should be definitive, we have found that accuracy can vary and you should double-check the location if accuracy is required.

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<2>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Elkwood - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.

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<3>Area code (938) is an overlay for area code (256).

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<4>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' (or point-to-point) distance. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Elkwood) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Elkwood. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 34.9776, Longitude: -86.7236     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Elkwood have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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