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Elk Park, North Carolina
Welcome to Elk Park ...
The location of Elk Park has been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (ie- the GNIS).<2>
From the Census Estimates for 2019, Elk Park has a population of 448 people<3> (see below for details).
We don't have a date for the establishment of Elk Park.
Elk Park is 3,160 feet [963 m] above sea level.<4> In other words, the elevation of Elk Park is about ½ mile above sea level.
Time Zone: Elk Park lies in the Eastern Time Zone (EST/EDT) and observes daylight saving time
Elk Park lies within the (828) area code.
Population Details ...
Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Elk Park had an population of 448 people. This is a decrease of 0.88% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 2.4% since the 2000 Census).
At the time of the 2010 Census, Elk Park had a population of 452 people. This makes Elk Park the county's 3rd most populous community.
With a 2010 count of 452 people, the population of Elk Park decreased 1.53% from the 2000 Census (which had a count of 459 people).
More information can be found on the Census Page for Elk Park.
Communities Also Named Elk Park ...
Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are two North Carolina communities named Elk Park: This one is located in Avery County and the other is located in Mitchell County.
Beyond North Carolina, there are 4 communities that are also named Elk Park - they are located in Colorado, Montana and Pennsylvania.
For more information, see our Tidbits & Trivia Page for Elk Park.
Communities near Elk Park ...
We have created a list of 10 communities that are near Elk Park.
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 Elk Park. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Elk Park.
Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Elk Park. 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 Elk Park.
We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Elk Park. See our Newspapers Page for Elk Park.
TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Elk Park ...
Looking for more information about Elk Park? 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 Elk Park, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information about those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Page for Elk Park.
Other Roadside Stops ...
Off-the-Road Links ...
Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Elk Park. If you can help, please contact us through our Feedback Page.
The official website for Avery County: www.averyco.com/gov/
The official website for State of North Carolina: https://www.nc.gov/
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This page was last modified: 27 Apr 2022