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Elgin, Tennessee

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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 within the (423) area code.

Communities near Elgin ...

The following is a sample of nearby communities. Please note that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance and not the distance if you are driving it.<3>.

Community   2016
Allardt   [Map]   636   W   15 miles [24.1 km]
Armathwaite   [Map]   ---   W   10 miles [16.1 km]
Gernt   [Map]   ---   NW   9 miles [14.5 km]
Helenwood   [Map]   ---   NE   7 miles [11.3 km]
Huntsville   [Map]   1,234   NE   8 miles [12.9 km]
Jamestown   [Map]   1,963   W   19 miles [30.6 km]

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

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.

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 Elgin. 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 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 get an overview with links that will help you to 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 get an overview with links that will help you to 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 Tourism Map for Elgin.

Search for Local Businesses ...

Google's 'Search-by-Location' is a very useful tool for people who might be planning visits to this area. We have prepared the following searches to help you find businesses, travel and vacation activities that are in (or close to) Elgin. It's likely that the search results won't include all of the businesses that are in this area, but the results should give you a good foundation for further searches.

LodgingGas StationsBanks
Bed & BreakfastTruck StopsATMs
RestaurantsAuto RepairReal Estate
 RV RepairRentals
PharmacyAuto PartsChurches
 RV PartsCemeteries
AttractionsMotorcycle Parts 
 DentistsPost Offices
Auto RentalChiropractors 
Auto LeasingVeterinarians 

Business Owners: To appear in the above search results, your business will need to be listed with the Google Places service. Please use the below link to learn about and register for the free service.

If you find an error or if your business wasn't included in the results, please contact Google to register your business or report an error. We simply link to 'Search-by-Location' and have no control over their results. Only a registered owner/operator can add their business or correct mistakes - we can not do it for you.

Other Roadside Stops ...

Visit our Community Index for 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.

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Footnotes ...

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

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<2>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Elgin - 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 that begins in Elgin. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line 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 that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 36.3323, Longitude: -84.6082     [Map].

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<4>All Quarter-dollar coin images from the United States Mint.

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For additional information, please visit our Glossary for Elgin.