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Welcome to Elko ...

The town of Elko is located in Barnwell County<1>.

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, Elko has a population of 180 people<2> (see below for details).

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

Elko is 330 feet [101 m] above sea level.<3>.

Time Zone: Elko lies in the Eastern Time Zone (EST/EDT) and observes daylight saving time

Elko is within the (803) area code.

The ZIP code for Elko: 29826<4>

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Elko had an population of 180 people. This is a decrease of 6.74% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 15.09% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, Elko had a population of 193 people. This makes Elko the county's 7th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 193 people, the population of Elko decreased 8.96% from the 2000 Census (which had a count of 212 people).

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

Communities Also Named Elko ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 12 communities that are also named Elko - they are located in Alabama, British Columbia, Colorado, Georgia, Kentucky, Minnesota, Missouri, Nevada, New York, North Carolina, Ohio and Virginia.

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

Communities near Elko ...

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

  • Barnwell [Barnwell County]
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    • Barnwell [Barnwell County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<5> to the south of Elko
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 4,260 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Barnwell
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Barnwell<6>
  • Denmark [Bamberg County]
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    • Denmark [Bamberg County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<5> to the east of Elko
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 2,902 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Denmark
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Denmark<6>
  • New Ellenton [Aiken County]
  • Blackville [Barnwell County]
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    • Blackville [Barnwell County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<5> to the east of Elko
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 2,173 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Blackville
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Blackville<6>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Wagener [Aiken County]
    • Springfield [Orangeburg County]
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      • Springfield [Orangeburg County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<5> to the northeast of Elko
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 477 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Springfield
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Springfield<6>
    • Salley [Aiken County]
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      • Salley [Aiken County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<5> to the north of Elko
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 419 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Salley
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Salley<6>
    • Hilda [Barnwell County]
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      • Hilda [Barnwell County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<5> to the southeast of Elko
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 408 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Hilda
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Hilda<6>
    • Neeses [Orangeburg County]
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      • Neeses [Orangeburg County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<5> to the northeast of Elko
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 338 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Neeses
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Neeses<6>
    • Norway [Orangeburg County]
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      • Norway [Orangeburg County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<5> to the east of Elko
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 304 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Norway
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Norway<6>

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 Elko. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Elko.

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Elko ...

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

Adding Elko to Our Gazetteer ...

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

We also found Elko on a map titled Rand McNally Map of South Carolina (1911).

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

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Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for State of South Carolina: https://sc.gov/

Footnotes ...

<1>If you're interested in how the shape of South Carolina's counties, including Barnwell, have changed over time, we recommend the Atlas of Historical County Boundaries.
<2>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Elko.
<3>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Elko - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<4>ZIP Codes have been created by the United States Postal Service (USPS) as a way of grouping addresses to make delivery more efficient. The boundaries of the ZIP Code can be changed, re-assigned, eliminated or overlapped with other ZIP Codes. So keep in mind that any given ZIP Code is only 'loosely' associated with a town (such as Elko). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Elko or elsewhere, it's always best to check the website of the United States Postal Service (USPS).
<5>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' (or point-to-point) distance. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Elko) 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 Elko. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from ElkoOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Elko. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 33.3808, Longitude: -81.3798    
<6>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.






















 

 

 

 

 


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