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(Jefferson County)

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Welcome to Elkhorn ...

Elkhorn is located in Jefferson County<1>.

We don't have a date for the establishment of Elkhorn.

Elkhorn is 6,440 feet [1,963 m] above sea level.<2> In other words, the elevation of Elkhorn is about 1¼ mile [or ~2 km] above sea level.

Time Zone: Elkhorn lies in the Mountain Time Zone (MST/MDT) and observes daylight saving time

Elkhorn is within the boundaries of the (406) area code.

Communities Also Named Elkhorn ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are two Montana communities named Elkhorn: This one is located in Jefferson County and the other is located in Beaverhead County.

Beyond Montana, there are 24 communities that are also named Elkhorn - they are located in Arkansas, California, Idaho, Illinois, Kansas (4), Kentucky, Louisiana, Manitoba, Maryland, Michigan, Missouri, Nebraska (2), New York, Oregon, Pennsylvania, Tennessee, Virginia, West Virginia and Wisconsin.

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

Communities near Elkhorn ...

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

  • Boulder [Jefferson County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Boulder
    • Boulder [Jefferson County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<3> to the west of Elkhorn
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,291 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Boulder
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Boulder<4>
  • Jefferson City [Jefferson County]
  • Comet [Jefferson County] - Historic
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Comet
    • Comet [Jefferson County] was located 10 miles [16.1 km]<3> to the west of Elkhorn
    • Comet has also been known as:
    • High Ore
  • Clancy [Jefferson County]
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    • Basin [Jefferson County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Basin
      • Basin [Jefferson County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<3> to the west of Elkhorn
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Basin have been provided by the GNIS.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Basin
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Basin<4>
    • Radersburg [Broadwater County]
    • Crow Creek City [Broadwater County] - Historic
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Crow Creek City
      • Crow Creek City [Broadwater County] was located 17 miles [27.4 km]<3> to the east of Elkhorn
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Crow Creek City have been provided by the GNIS.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Montana City [Jefferson County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Montana City
      • Montana City [Jefferson County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<3> to the north of Elkhorn
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Montana City have been provided by the GNIS.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Montana City
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Montana City<4>
    • Park City [Lewis and Clark County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Park City
      • Park City [Lewis and Clark County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<3> to the northwest of Elkhorn
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Park City have been provided by the GNIS.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Park City
    • Winston [Broadwater 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 Elkhorn. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Elkhorn.

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Elkhorn ...

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

Adding Elkhorn to Our Gazetteer ...

We originally found mention of 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 Elkhorn was in the Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide (1895).

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

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Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for Jefferson County: www.co.jefferson.mt.us/

The official website for State of Montana: https://mt.gov/

Footnotes ...

<1>If you're interested in how the shape of Montana's counties, including Jefferson, have changed over time, we recommend the Atlas of Historical County Boundaries.
<2>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Elkhorn - 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- Elkhorn) to Point B.If you need the driving distance (or directions), we recommend that you use one of the Mapping Services listed on our Map Page for Elkhorn. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from ElkhornOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Elkhorn. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 46.2755, Longitude: -111.9460    
<4>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.
<5>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.






















 

 

 

 

 


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