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Welcome to Elgin ...

Elgin is located in Scott County.

From the 2010 Census (the most recent Census number we have), Elgin had a population of 282 people.<1> (see below for details).

Elgin is 1,400 feet [427 m] above sea level.<2>.

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).

Elgin is located in the (423) area code.

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.

Our Genealogy Helper Page ...

We have a couple of sections for those tracing their genealogy.

  • We have a list of cemeteries that are in the area around Elgin. If available, we provide a satellite view of the cemetery.
  • 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 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 Elgin.

These sections can be found on our Genealogy Helper 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.

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.

Communities near Elgin ...

A sample of nearby communities can be found below.

Gernt   [Map]

Lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<3> to the Northwest (NW) of Elgin

Located in Fentress County

Armathwaite   [Map]

Lies 10 miles [16.1 km] to the West (W) of Elgin

Located in Fentress County

Oneida   [Map]

Lies 12 miles [19.3 km] to the Northeast (NE) of Elgin

Jamestown   [Map]

Lies 19 miles [30.6 km] to the West (W) of Elgin

Located in Fentress County

Huntsville   [Map]

Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the Northeast (NE) of Elgin

Winfield   [Map]

Lies 17 miles [27.4 km] to the Northeast (NE) of Elgin

Wartburg   [Map]

Lies 15 miles [24.1 km] to the South (S) of Elgin

Located in Morgan County

Helenwood   [Map]

Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the Northeast (NE) of Elgin

Allardt   [Map]

Lies 15 miles [24.1 km] to the West (W) of Elgin

Located in Fentress County

Petros   [Map]

Lies 18 miles [29 km] to the Southeast (SE) of Elgin

Located in Morgan County

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

Communities in Tennessee

About Scott County

About Tennessee

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/

Footnotes ...

<1>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Elgin.
<2>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Elgin - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<3>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' (or point-to-point) distance. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Elgin) 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 Elgin. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Elgin

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Elgin. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 36.3323, Longitude: -84.6082     [Map].






















 

 

 

 

 


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