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Welcome to South Elkhorn ...

South Elkhorn is located in Fayette County<1>.

The location of South Elkhorn has been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (ie- the GNIS).<2>

A typical abbreviation for South Elkhorn: S. Elkhorn

South Elkhorn is 910 feet [277 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

The telephone area code for South Elkhorn: (859)

Adding South Elkhorn to Our Gazetteer ...

We originally found mention of South Elkhorn in both the FIPS-55 and the GNIS. For more information, see the FIPS and GNIS Codes sections on our Miscellaneous Page.

In addition, our notes show that the earliest dated mention that we've found for South Elkhorn was in the Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide (1895).

For more details about the above, see References and Mentions for South Elkhorn on our Genealogy Page.

Communities Also Named South Elkhorn ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found another community named South Elkhorn - it's located in Illinois.

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

Communities near South Elkhorn ...

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

  • Lexington - Fayette [Fayette County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Lexington - Fayette
    • Lexington - Fayette [Fayette County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<4> to the northeast of South Elkhorn
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 324,735 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Lexington - Fayette have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Lexington - Fayette
  • Georgetown [Scott County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Georgetown
    • Georgetown [Scott County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<4> to the north of South Elkhorn
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 35,847 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Georgetown have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Georgetown
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Georgetown<5>
  • Nicholasville [Jessamine County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Nicholasville
    • Nicholasville [Jessamine County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<4> to the south of South Elkhorn
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 30,888 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Nicholasville
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Nicholasville<5>
  • Lawrenceburg [Anderson County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Lawrenceburg
    • Lawrenceburg [Anderson County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<4> to the west of South Elkhorn
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 11,529 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Lawrenceburg have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Lawrenceburg
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Lawrenceburg<5>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Versailles [Woodford County]
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      • Versailles [Woodford County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<4> to the northwest of South Elkhorn
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 9,308 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Versailles have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Versailles
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Versailles<5>
    • Wilmore [Jessamine County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Wilmore
      • Wilmore [Jessamine County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<4> to the southwest of South Elkhorn
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 6,343 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Wilmore
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Wilmore<5>
    • Midway [Woodford County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Midway
      • Midway [Woodford County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<4> to the northwest of South Elkhorn
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,915 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Midway have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Midway
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Midway<5>
    • Burgin [Mercer County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Burgin
      • Burgin [Mercer County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<4> to the southwest of South Elkhorn
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 994 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Burgin
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Burgin<5>
    • Stamping Ground [Scott County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Stamping Ground
      • Stamping Ground [Scott County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<4> to the north of South Elkhorn
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 822 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Stamping Ground
    • Keene [Jessamine County]

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 South Elkhorn. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for South Elkhorn.

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for South Elkhorn ...

Looking for more information about South Elkhorn? 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.

While we are unaware of a Tourism page that is specific to South Elkhorn, there are neighboring communities that do have Tourism pages. A map of those communities can be found with our TripAdvisor Page for South Elkhorn.

Other Roadside Stops ...

Visit our Community Index for Kentucky

About Fayette County

About Kentucky

Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for State of Kentucky: https://kentucky.gov/

Footnotes ...

<1>If you're interested in how the shape of Kentucky's counties, including Fayette, have changed over time, we recommend the Atlas of Historical County Boundaries.
<2>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.
<3>The elevation is an estimate for the area around South Elkhorn - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<4>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' distance. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- South Elkhorn) to Point B.Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in South Elkhorn. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 37.9965, Longitude: -84.5822       In this case, the coordinates for South Elkhorn have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).
<5>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.






















 

 

 

 

 


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