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Welcome to Elkins ...
The city of Elkins is located in Northwest Arkansas.
Elkins is located in Washington County.
From the Census Estimates for 2017, Elkins has a population of 3,055 people<1> (see below for details).
The community of Elkins is 1,230 feet [375 m] above sea level.<2>.
Time Zone: Elkins lies in the Central Time Zone (CST/CDT) and observes daylight saving time
Elkins lies within the (479) area code.
The ZIP code for Elkins: 72727<3>
Population Details ...
At the time of the 2010 Census, Elkins had a population of 2,648 people.
The population of Elkins represents 0.09% of the population of Arkansas (which has 2,915,918 people).
With a 2010 count of 2,648 people, the population of Elkins increased 111.67% from the 2000 Census (which had a count of 1,251 people).
Taken from the 2017 Census Estimates, Elkins had an population of 3,055 people. This is an increase of 15.37% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 144.2% since the 2000 Census).
More information can be found on the Census Page for Elkins.
Communities near Elkins ...
A sample of nearby communities can be found below.
Please note that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance and not the distance if you are going to drive.<4>.
To learn more about neighboring communities and counties, please visit the Nearby Page for Elkins.
Communities Also Named Elkins ...
Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are two Arkansas communities named Elkins: This one is located in Washington County and the other is located in Mississippi County.
Beyond Arkansas, there are 10 communities that are also named Elkins - they are located in Louisiana, New Hampshire, New Mexico (2), Tennessee (3), Virginia and West Virginia.
For more information, see our Tidbits & Trivia Page for Elkins.
See Our Genealogy Helper Page ...
We have a couple of sections for those tracing their genealogy.
These sections can be found on our Genealogy Helper Page for Elkins:
TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Elkins ...
Looking for more information about Elkins? 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.
In addition to the Tourism page for Elkins, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information about those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Page for Elkins.
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Off-the-Road Links ...
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The official website for Washington County: www.co.washington.ar.us/
The official website for State of Arkansas: https://portal.arkansas.gov/
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This page was last modified: 15 Apr 2019