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Elgin, Nebraska

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The location of Elgin

Welcome to Elgin ...

The city of Elgin is located in Antelope County.

The location of Elgin has been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (ie- the GNIS).<1>

From the  Census Estimates for 2018, Elgin has a population of 621 people<2> (see below for details).

Elgin is 1,920 feet [585 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

Telephone area codes for Elgin: (402) and (531)<4>

Population Details ...

At the time of the 2010 Census, Elgin had a population of 661 people (which is 9.89% of the total population of Antelope County). This makes Elgin the county's 2nd most populous community.

The population of Elgin represents 0.04% of the total population of Nebraska (which has 1,826,341 people), making it the state's 163rd most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 661 people, the population of Elgin decreased 10.07% from the 2000 Census (which had a count of 735 people).

Taken from the 2018 Census Estimates, Elgin had an population of 621 people. This is a decrease of 6.05% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 15.51% since the 2000 Census).

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

Communities near Elgin ...

A sample of nearby communities can be found below.

Keep in mind that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance from Elgin and not the distance if you are driving.<5>.

Community   2018
Albion   [Map]   1,592   S   20 miles [32.2 km]
Clearwater   [Map]   403   NW   14 miles [22.5 km]
Deloit   [Map]   ---   NW   15 miles [24.1 km]
Emerick   [Map]   ---   E   18 miles [29 km]
Knievels Corner   [Map]   ---   NW   16 miles [25.7 km]
Meadow Grove   [Map]   294   E   18 miles [29 km]

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

Communities Also Named Elgin ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 39 communities that are also named Elgin - they are located in Alabama (2), Arizona (2), Arkansas, British Columbia, Georgia, Idaho, Illinois, Iowa, Kansas (2), Manitoba, Michigan, Minnesota, Missouri (2), Montana, Nevada, New Brunswick, New York, North Dakota, Nova Scotia, Ohio, Oklahoma (2), Ontario (2), Oregon, Pennsylvania, Quebec, South Carolina (2), Tennessee, Texas, Utah (2), Virginia and Washington.

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

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 Elgin. 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 Elgin. 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 Elgin. Our list includes 6 papers.

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Elgin ...

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

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Off-the-Road Links ...

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

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Footnotes ...

<1>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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<2>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Elgin.

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<3>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Elgin - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.

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<4>Area code (531) is an overlay for area code (402).

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<5>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' distance. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Elgin) 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 Elgin. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Elgin

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Elgin. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 41.9832, Longitude: -98.0826     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Elgin have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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