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(Gunnison County)

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Welcome to Elkton ...

So far, we have found very little information about Elkton. The little that we've found leads us believe that the community is historic.<1>

We've added Elkton to our Gazetteer with the hope that we can develop more information. If you can help us with Elkton, please Contact Us.




Elkton would have been located within present day Gunnison County.

While the community is gone, the present day location for Elkton is 10,450 feet [3,185 m] above sea level.<2> In other words, the altitude of Elkton is about 2 miles [or ~3¼ km] above sea level.

Time Zone: The area where Elkton was located is in the Mountain Time Zone (MST/MDT) and observes daylight saving time

If Elkton still existed, it would have been in the (970) area code.

Communities near Elkton ...

The following is a sample of nearby communities. Please note that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance starting from Elkton and not the distance if you are going to drive it.<3>.

Community   2017<4>
Population
DirectionDistance
Almont   [Map]   ---   SE   22 miles [35.4 km]
Ashcroft - Historic   [Map]   ---   NE   14 miles [22.5 km]
Aspen   [Map]   7,359   NE   19 miles [30.6 km]
Crested Butte   [Map]   1,643   SE   7 miles [11.3 km]
Crystal - Historic   [Map]   ---   NW   7 miles [11.3 km]
Irwin - Historic   [Map]   ---   SW   7 miles [11.3 km]

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

Communities Also Named Elkton ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are two Colorado communities named Elkton: This one is located in Gunnison County and the other is located in Teller County.

Beyond Colorado, there are 18 communities that are also named Elkton - they are located in Alberta, Florida (2), Illinois, Iowa, Kentucky, Maryland, Michigan, Minnesota, Missouri, North Carolina, Ohio, Oregon, South Dakota, Tennessee, Texas and Virginia.

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

See Our Genealogy Helper Page ...

We have a couple of sections that should be of interest to those chasing their genealogy.

  • We have a list of cemeteries that are in the area around Elkton. We make it easy to see an overhead view of the cemetery.
  • Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Elkton. 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 Elkton.

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

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The Communities of Colorado

About Gunnison County

About Colorado

Off-the-Road Links ...

The official website for Gunnison County: www.co.gunnison.co.us/

The official website for State of Colorado: www.colorado.gov/



Footnotes ...

<1>We use the term 'Historic' broadly and it generally means that the community no longer exists. However, it can also mean that the community might still exist, but was significantly larger or had a more 'official' existence in the past than it does now. Unfortunately our sources of data have proven to be unreliable. If you can provide us with more specific information about Elkton, please let us know so that we can improve our accuracy.

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

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<3>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'point-to-point' distance that starts in Elkton. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Elkton) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Elkton. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 38.9636, Longitude: -107.0334     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Elkton have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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<4>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Elkton.

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