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Welcome to Elkhorn ...
The location of Elkhorn has been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (ie- the GNIS).<2>
Elkhorn was established in 1865.
The community of Elkhorn is 1,270 feet [387 m] above sea level.<3>.
Time Zone: Elkhorn lies in the Central Time Zone (CST/CDT) and observes daylight saving time
Area codes for Elkhorn: (402) & (531)<4>
Websites for Elkhorn ...
Official Website: www.elkhorncity.net/
Communities Also Named Elkhorn ...
Using our Gazetteer, we found that there are two Nebraska communities named Elkhorn: This one is located in Douglas County and the other is located in Madison County.
Beyond Nebraska, 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, Montana (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.
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.
In addition to the Tourism page for Elkhorn, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information about those communities can be found on 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.
From our notes, the earliest published mention we've found for Elkhorn was in the document titled List of Post Offices from Cameron Blevins and Richard Helbock.<6>
We also found Elkhorn on a map titled Rand McNally Map of Nebraska (1895).
For more details, see References and Mentions for Elkhorn.
Off-the-Road Links ...
The official website for Elkhorn: www.elkhorncity.net/
The official website for Douglas County: www.co.douglas.ne.us/
The official website for State of Nebraska: www.nebraska.gov/
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This page was last modified/updated: 05 Dec 2023