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Welcome to Elberta ...

The village of Elberta is located in Benzie County.

From the  Census Estimates for 2017, Elberta has a population of 372 people<1> (see below for details).

Elberta was settled in 1855 and was incorporated in 1894.

The community of Elberta was originally named South Frankfort.

Elberta is 610 feet [186 m] above sea level.<2>.

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

Note: If you travel west from Elberta (for example, toward Sturgeon Bay (WI)), you will leave Eastern Time and cross into the Central Time Zone (CST/CDT).

Elberta is located in the (231) area code.

The ZIP code for Elberta: 49628<3>

Population Details ...

At the time of the 2010 Census, Elberta had a population of 372 people. This makes Elberta the county's 4th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 372 people, the population of Elberta decreased 18.6% from the 2000 Census (which had a count of 457 people).

Taken from the 2017 Census Estimates, Elberta had an population of 372 people (or a decrease of 18.6% since the 2000 Census).

More information can be found on the Census Page for Elberta.

Communities near Elberta ...

A sample of nearby communities can be found below.

Please note that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance from Elberta and not the distance if you are driving.<4>.

Community   2017
Aral - Historic   [Map]   ---   NE   12 miles [19.3 km]
Arcadia   [Map]   ---   S   8 miles [12.9 km]
Bear Lake   [Map]   280   S   14 miles [22.5 km]
Benzonia   [Map]   503   E   6 miles [9.7 km]
Beulah   [Map]   341   E   6 miles [9.7 km]
Copemish   [Map]   191   SE   17 miles [27.4 km]

To learn more about neighboring communities and counties, please visit the Nearby Page for Elberta.

Communities Also Named Elberta ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 12 communities that are also named Elberta - they are located in Alabama, Arkansas (4), Georgia, Missouri, New York, North Carolina, Pennsylvania, Texas and Utah.

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

See Our Genealogy Helper Page ...

We have a couple of sections for those tracing their genealogy.

  • We have a list of cemeteries that are in the area around Elberta. If available, we provide a satellite view of the cemetery.
  • Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Elberta. Our list includes information such as whether the community had a post office or railroad service in 1895.
  • We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Elberta.

These sections can be found on our Genealogy Helper Page for Elberta:

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Elberta ...

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

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Off-the-Road Links ...

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

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Footnotes ...

<1>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Elberta.

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<2>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Elberta - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.

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<3>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 village (such as Elberta). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Elberta or elsewhere, it's always best to check the website of the United States Postal Service (USPS).

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<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- Elberta) 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 Elberta. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Elberta

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Elberta. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 44.6201, Longitude: -86.2271     [Map].

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