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Welcome to Elkhead ...

Elkhead is located in the Missouri Ozarks.

Elkhead is located in Christian County<1>.

Elkhead is 1,540 feet [469 m] above sea level.<2>.

Time Zone: Elkhead lies in the Central Time Zone (CST/CDT) and observes daylight saving time

Elkhead is within the boundaries of the (417) area code.

Adding Elkhead to Our Gazetteer ...

As we work on our Gazetteer, we occasionally find mention of a community that is new to us. When we find such a community, we add it to our Gazetteer with the hope of adding more information in the future.

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

In addition, we also found mention of Elkhead elsewhere: The earliest book where we found it mentioned was in the Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide (1895).

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

Communities Also Named Elkhead ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 3 communities that are also named Elkhead - they are located in Colorado, Oregon and Tennessee.

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

Communities near Elkhead ...

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

  • Ozark [Christian County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Ozark
    • Ozark [Christian County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<3> to the west of Elkhead
    • Estimated population in 2019: 20,482 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Ozark have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Ozark
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Ozark<5>
  • Rogersville [Webster County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Rogersville
    • Rogersville [Webster County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<3> to the northwest of Elkhead
    • Estimated population in 2019: 3,863 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Rogersville
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Rogersville<5>
  • Ava [Douglas County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Ava
    • Ava [Douglas County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<3> to the east of Elkhead
    • Estimated population in 2019: 2,865 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Ava
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Ava<5>
  • Seymour [Webster County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Seymour
    • Seymour [Webster County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<3> to the northeast of Elkhead
    • Estimated population in 2019: 2,010 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Seymour have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Seymour
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Seymour<5>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Sparta [Christian County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Sparta
      • Sparta [Christian County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<3> to the west of Elkhead
      • Estimated population in 2019: 1,946 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Sparta have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Sparta
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Sparta<5>
    • Fremont Hills [Christian County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Fremont Hills
      • Fremont Hills [Christian County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<3> to the west of Elkhead
      • Estimated population in 2019: 922 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Fremont Hills have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Fremont Hills
    • Fordland [Webster County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Fordland
      • Fordland [Webster County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<3> to the north of Elkhead
      • Estimated population in 2019: 846 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Fordland have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Fordland
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Fordland<5>
    • Taneyville [Taney County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Taneyville
      • Taneyville [Taney County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<3> to the south of Elkhead
      • Estimated population in 2019: 362 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Taneyville have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Taneyville
    • Diggins [Webster County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Diggins
      • Diggins [Webster County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<3> to the north of Elkhead
      • Estimated population in 2019: 323 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Diggins have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Diggins
    • Bradleyville [Taney County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Bradleyville
      • Bradleyville [Taney County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<3> to the south of Elkhead
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Bradleyville have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Bradleyville

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

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Elkhead ...

Looking for more information about Elkhead? 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 Elkhead, there are neighboring communities that do have Tourism pages. A map of those communities can be found with our TripAdvisor Page for Elkhead.

Other Roadside Stops ...

Visit our Community Index for Missouri

About Christian County

About Missouri

Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for State of Missouri: https://www.mo.gov/

Footnotes ...

<1>If you're interested in how the shape of Missouri's counties, including Christian, have changed over time, we recommend the Atlas of Historical County Boundaries.
<2>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Elkhead - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<3>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 from Point A (ie- Elkhead) 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 Elkhead. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Elkhead

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Elkhead. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 37.0133, Longitude: -92.9300    
<4>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.
<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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