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Elko, South Carolina
Welcome to Elko ...
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.
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 ...
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The official website for State of South Carolina: https://sc.gov/
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This page was last modified: 18 Apr 2022