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Elgin, South Carolina
Welcome to Elgin ...
From the Census Estimates for 2019, Elgin has a population of 1,586 people<2> (see below for details).
We don't have a date for the establishment of Elgin.
Elgin is 410 feet [125 m] above sea level.<3>.
Time Zone: Elgin lies in the Eastern Time Zone (EST/EDT) and observes daylight saving time
The telephone area code for Elgin: (803)
The ZIP code for Elgin: 29045<4>
Population Details ...
Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Elgin had an population of 1,586 people. This is an increase of 20.98% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 96.77% since the 2000 Census).
At the time of the 2010 Census, Elgin had a population of 1,311 people. This makes Elgin the county's 3rd most populous community.
The population of Elgin represents 0.03% of the total population of South Carolina (which has 4,625,364 people), making it the state's 136th most populous community.
With a 2010 count of 1,311 people, the population of Elgin increased 62.66% from the 2000 Census (with a count of 806 people).
More information can be found on the Census Page for Elgin.
Communities Also Named Elgin ...
Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are two South Carolina communities named Elgin: This one is located in Kershaw County and the other is located in Lancaster County.
Beyond South Carolina, 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, Nebraska, Nevada, New Brunswick, New York, North Dakota, Nova Scotia, Ohio, Oklahoma (2), Ontario (2), Oregon, Pennsylvania, Quebec, Tennessee, Texas, Utah (2), Virginia and Washington.
For more information, see our Tidbits & Trivia Page for Elgin.
Communities near Elgin ...
We have created a list of 10 communities that are near Elgin.
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 Elgin. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Elgin.
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 1895 community had a post office or railroad service. See our List of 1890's Communities around Elgin.
We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Elgin. See our Newspapers 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 ...
Off-the-Road Links ...
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This page was last modified: 18 Apr 2022