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Welcome to Elba ...
While we don't have a date for the founding of Elba, you might get a feel for it by knowing that during our research the earliest mention that we found (so far) was in a book dated 1895.
Elba is 5,130 feet [1,564 m] above sea level.<2> In other words, the altitude of Elba is about 1 mile [or ~1½ km] above sea level.
Time Zone: Elba lies in the Mountain Time Zone (MST/MDT) and observes daylight saving time
Elba is located in the (208) area code.
Communities Also Named Elba ...
Using our Gazetteer, we found that there are 21 communities that are also named Elba - they are located in Alabama, Arkansas, California, Colorado, Illinois, Kansas (2), Kentucky, Louisiana, Michigan, Minnesota, Nebraska, New York, Ohio, Oklahoma (2), Ontario, Tennessee, Utah and Virginia (2).
For more information, see our Tidbits & Trivia Page for Elba.
Communities near Elba ...
We have created a list of 10 communities that are near Elba.
To Help With Your Genealogy Research ...
We have a couple of sections for those tracing their genealogy.
We created a list of cemeteries that are in the area around Elba. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Elba.
Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Elba. Our list includes information such as whether the 1895 community had a post office or railroad service. See our List of 1890's Communities around Elba.
We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Elba. See our Newspapers Page for Elba.
TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Elba ...
Looking for more information about Elba? 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 Elba, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information about those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Page for Elba.
Adding Elba to Our Gazetteer ...
We originally found mention of Elba in both the FIPS-55 and the GNIS. For more information, see the FIPS and GNIS Codes sections on our Miscellaneous Page.
From our notes, the earliest published mention we've found for Elba was in the book titled Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide (1895).
We also found Elba on a map titled Mobile Oil Map of Idaho (1949).
For more details, see References and Mentions for Elba.
Off-the-Road Links ...
Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Elba. If you can help, please contact us through our Feedback Page.
The official website for Cassia County: www.cassiacounty.org/
The official website for State of Idaho: www.state.id.us/
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This page was last modified/updated: 21 Nov 2023