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Welcome to Elgin ...
From the 2010 Census (the most recent Census number we have), Elgin had a population of 282 people.<2> (see below for details).
Elgin is 1,400 feet [427 m] above sea level.<3>.
Time Zone: Elgin lies in the Eastern Time Zone (EST/EDT) and observes daylight saving time
Note: If you travel west from Elgin (for example, toward Allardt), you will soon leave Eastern Time and cross into the Central Time Zone (CST/CDT).
The telephone area code for Elgin: (423)
Communities Also Named Elgin ...
Using our Gazetteer, we have found that 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, South Carolina (2), 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.
While we are unaware of a Tourism page that is specific to Elgin, there are neighboring communities that do have Tourism pages. A map of those communities can be found with our TripAdvisor Page for Elgin.
Adding Elgin to Our Gazetteer ...
We originally found mention of Elgin 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 Elgin was in the Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide (1895).
For more details about the above, see References and Mentions for Elgin on our Genealogy Page.
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Off-the-Road Links ...
Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Elgin. If you can help, please contact us through our Feedback Page.
The official website for Scott County: www.scottcounty.com/
The official website for State of Tennessee: https://www.tn.gov/
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This page was last modified: 27 Apr 2022