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Welcome to Elkhorn City ...

The city of Elkhorn City is located in Pike County.

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

From the  Census Estimates for 2018, Elkhorn City has a population of 901 people<2> (see below for details).

Elkhorn City was established in 1912.

The community of Elkhorn City is 1,130 feet [344 m] above sea level.<3>.

Time Zone: Elkhorn City lies in the Eastern Time Zone (EST/EDT) and observes daylight saving time

The area code for Elkhorn City: (606)

The ZIP code for Elkhorn City: 41522<4>

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2018 Census Estimates, Elkhorn City had an population of 901 people. This is a decrease of 8.25% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 15% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, Elkhorn City had a population of 982 people. This makes Elkhorn City the county's 3rd most populous community.

The population of Elkhorn City represents 0.02% of the population of Kentucky (which has 4,339,367 people), making it the state's 205th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 982 people, the population of Elkhorn City decreased 7.36% from the 2000 Census (which had a count of 1,060 people).

More information can be found on the Census Page for Elkhorn City.

Communities near Elkhorn City ...

We have created a list of 10 communities that are near Elkhorn City.

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    • Pikeville [Pike County]

      • Pikeville [Pike County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<5> to the northwest of Elkhorn City
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    • Jenkins [Letcher County]

      • Jenkins [Letcher County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<5> to the southwest of Elkhorn City
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    • Coal Run Village [Pike County]

      • Coal Run Village [Pike County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<5> to the northwest of Elkhorn City
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    • Clintwood [Dickenson County]

      • Clintwood [Dickenson County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<5> to the southwest of Elkhorn City
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    • Pound [Wise County]

      • Pound [Wise County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<5> to the southwest of Elkhorn City
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    • Grundy [Buchanan County]

      • Grundy [Buchanan County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<5> to the east of Elkhorn City
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    • Haysi [Dickenson County]

      • Haysi [Dickenson County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<5> to the southeast of Elkhorn City
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    • Clinchco [Dickenson County]

      • Clinchco [Dickenson County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<5> to the south of Elkhorn City
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    • Ashcamp [Pike County]

      • Ashcamp [Pike County] lies 5 miles [8 km]<5> to the southwest of Elkhorn City
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    • Marrowbone [Pike County]

      • Marrowbone [Pike County] lies 5 miles [8 km]<5> to the northwest of Elkhorn City
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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 Elkhorn City. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Elkhorn City.

Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Elkhorn City. 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 Elkhorn City.

We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Elkhorn City. See our Newspapers Page for Elkhorn City.

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Elkhorn City ...

Looking for more information about Elkhorn City? 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 Elkhorn City, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information about those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Page for Elkhorn City.

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

The official website for State of Kentucky: https://kentucky.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.
<2>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Elkhorn City.
<3>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Elkhorn City - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<4>ZIP Codes have been created by the United States Postal Service (USPS) as a way of grouping addresses to make delivery more efficient. The boundaries of the ZIP Code can be changed, re-assigned, eliminated or overlapped with other ZIP Codes. So keep in mind that any given ZIP Code is only 'loosely' associated with a city (such as Elkhorn City). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Elkhorn City or elsewhere, it's always best to check the website of the United States Postal Service (USPS).
<5>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' (or point-to-point) distance. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Elkhorn City) to Point B.

If you need the driving distance, we recommend that you use one of the Mapping Services listed on our Map Page for Elkhorn City. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Elkhorn City

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Elkhorn City. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 37.3009, Longitude: -82.3453       In this case, the coordinates for Elkhorn City have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).






















 

 

 

 

 


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