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Welcome to Elkton ...

The city of Elkton is located in Brookings County.

From the  Census Estimates for 2017, Elkton has a population of 712 people<1> (see below for details).

Elkton is 1,750 feet [533 m] above sea level.<2>.

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

Elkton is located in the (605) area code.

Population Details ...

At the time of the 2010 Census, Elkton had a population of 736 people. This makes Elkton the county's 3rd most populous community.

The population of Elkton represents 0.09% of the total population of South Dakota (which has 814,180 people), making it the state's 114th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 736 people, the population of Elkton increased 8.71% from the 2000 Census (which had a count of 677 people).

Taken from the 2017 Census Estimates, Elkton had an population of 712 people. This is a decrease of 3.26% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 5.17% since the 2000 Census).

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

Communities near Elkton ...

The following is a sample of nearby communities. Keep in mind that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance starting from Elkton and not the distance if you drove.<3>.

Community   2017
Population
DirectionDistance
Hendricks (MN)   [Map]   679   N   19 miles [30.6 km]
Ivanhoe (MN)   [Map]   538   NE   19 miles [30.6 km]
Lake Benton (MN)   [Map]   640   E   9 miles [14.5 km]
Pipestone (MN)   [Map]   4,034   SE   18 miles [29 km]
Tyler (MN)   [Map]   1,082   E   17 miles [27.4 km]
Aurora   [Map]   691   W   10 miles [16.1 km]

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

Communities Also Named Elkton ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 18 communities that are also named Elkton - they are located in Alberta, Colorado (2), Florida (2), Illinois, Iowa, Kentucky, Maryland, Michigan, Minnesota, Missouri, North Carolina, Ohio, Oregon, Tennessee, Texas and Virginia.

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

See Our Genealogy Helper Page ...

We have a couple of sections that should be of interest to those chasing their genealogy.

  • We have a list of cemeteries that are in the area around Elkton. We make it easy to see an overhead view of the cemetery.
  • Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Elkton. 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 Elkton.

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Elkton ...

Looking for more information about Elkton? A wonderful source is the TripAdvisor website. We always start with the TripAdvisor Tourism page, where you get an overview with links that will help you to find lodging, restaurants and attractions.

In addition to the Tourism page for Elkton, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information about those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Page for Elkton.

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Index of Cities, Towns and Villages for South Dakota

About Brookings County

About South Dakota

Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for Brookings County: www.brookingscountysd.gov/

The official website for State of South Dakota: sd.gov/



Footnotes ...

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

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<2>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Elkton - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.

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<3>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' (or point-to-point) distance starting in Elkton. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Elkton) to Point B.

If you need the driving distance, we recommend that you use one of the Mapping Services listed on our Map Page for Elkton. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Elkton

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Elkton. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 44.2344, Longitude: -96.4800     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Elkton have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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