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Welcome to Elkhorn City ...
The location of Elkhorn City has been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (ie- the GNIS).<2>
Elkhorn City was established in 1912.
From the Census Estimates for 2019, Elkhorn City has a population of 886 people<3> (see below for details).
The community of Elkhorn City is 1,130 feet [344 m] above sea level.<4>.
Time Zone: Elkhorn City lies in the Eastern Time Zone (EST/EDT) and observes daylight saving time
Elkhorn City is within the (606) area code.
The ZIP code for Elkhorn City: 41522<5>
Population Details ...
Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Elkhorn City had an population of 886 people. This is a decrease of 9.78% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 16.42% 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 (with 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.
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.
Adding Elkhorn City to Our Gazetteer ...
We originally found mention of Elkhorn City 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 Elkhorn City was on a map titled Map of Kentucky (from Rand McNally, 1911).
We also found Elkhorn City in the book titled .<7> From that list, the Elkhorn City post office opened in 1952.
For more details, see References and Mentions for Elkhorn City.
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This page was last modified/updated: 21 Nov 2023