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Welcome to Elmhurst ...
The city of Elmhurst is primarily located in DuPage County<1>. A portion of Elmhurst extends into Cook County.
The location of Elmhurst has been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (ie- the GNIS).<2>
The pronunciation of Elmhurst: ELM-herst<3>
From the Census Estimates for 2019, Elmhurst has a population of 46,724 people<4> (see below for details).
Elmhurst is 680 feet [207 m] above sea level.<5>.
Time Zone: Elmhurst lies in the Central Time Zone (CST/CDT) and observes daylight saving time
Area codes for Elmhurst: (630) and (331)<6>
The ZIP code for Elmhurst: 60126<7>
We don't have a date for the establishment of Elmhurst.
Websites for Elmhurst ...
Official Website: www.elmhurst.org/
Junior League: www.jlkd.org/
Population Details ...
Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Elmhurst had an population of 46,724 people. This is an increase of 5.9% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 9.27% since the 2000 Census).
At the time of the 2010 Census, Elmhurst had a population of 44,121 people. This makes Elmhurst the county's 4th most populous community.
The population of Elmhurst represents 0.34% of the total population of Illinois (which has 12,830,632 people), making it the state's 33rd most populous community.
With a 2010 count of 44,121 people, the population of Elmhurst increased 3.18% from the 2000 Census (which had a count of 42,762 people).
More information can be found on the Census Page for Elmhurst.
Communities Also Named Elmhurst ...
Using our Gazetteer, we found that there are 14 communities that are also named Elmhurst - they are located in California, Delaware, Indiana, Kansas, Maryland, Michigan, New Brunswick, New York (2), Pennsylvania, Rhode Island, Virginia, West Virginia and Wisconsin.
For more information, see our Tidbits & Trivia Page for Elmhurst.
Communities near Elmhurst ...
We have created a list of 10 communities that are near Elmhurst.
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 Elmhurst. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Elmhurst.
Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Elmhurst. 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 Elmhurst.
We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Elmhurst. Our list includes 34 papers. See our Newspapers Page for Elmhurst.
TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Elmhurst ...
Looking for more information about Elmhurst? 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 Elmhurst, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information about those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Page for Elmhurst.
Adding Elmhurst to Our Gazetteer ...
We originally found mention of Elmhurst 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 that we've found for Elmhurst was on a map (with an unknown title) dated 1870.
We also found Elmhurst in the Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide (1895).
For more details about the above, see References and Mentions for Elmhurst.
Off-the-Road Links ...
The official website for Elmhurst: www.elmhurst.org/
The official website for DuPage County: www.dupageco.org/
The official website for State of Illinois: https://illinois.gov
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This page was last modified/updated: 22 May 2023