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Welcome to Elkton ...

The city of Elkton is located in Giles County.

The location of Elkton has been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (ie- the GNIS).<1>

From the  Census Estimates for 2018, Elkton has a population of 529 people<2> (see below for details).

Elkton is 640 feet [195 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

Elkton lies within the (931) area code.

Population Details ...

At the time of the 2010 Census, Elkton had a population of 578 people. This makes Elkton the county's 3rd most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 578 people, the population of Elkton increased 13.33% from the 2000 Census (which had a count of 510 people).

Taken from the 2018 Census Estimates, Elkton had an population of 529 people. This is a decrease of 8.48% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 3.73% since the 2000 Census).

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

Communities near Elkton ...

A sample of nearby communities can be found below.

Athens   [Map]

Lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<4> to the South (S) of Elkton

Located in Limestone County (AL)

Pulaski   [Map]

Lies 12 miles [19.3 km] to the Northwest (NW) of Elkton

Powell Chapel   [Map]

Lies 12 miles [19.3 km] to the North (N) of Elkton

Fayetteville   [Map]

Lies 19 miles [30.6 km] to the East (E) of Elkton

Located in Lincoln County

Park City Heights   [Map]

Lies 18 miles [29 km] to the East (E) of Elkton

Located in Lincoln County

Wales   [Map]

Lies 16 miles [25.7 km] to the Northwest (NW) of Elkton

Ardmore   [Map]

Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Southeast (SE) of Elkton

Located in Limestone County (AL)

Olivet   [Map]

Lies 17 miles [27.4 km] to the Northwest (NW) of Elkton

Ardmore   [Map]

Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the Southeast (SE) of Elkton

Gordon   [Map]

Lies 13 miles [20.9 km] to the Northwest (NW) of Elkton

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, South Dakota, Texas and Virginia.

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

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 Elkton. 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 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 can read an overview with links that will help you find lodging, restaurants and attractions.

Looking for more information about Elkton? 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 Elkton, there are neighboring communities that do have Tourism pages. A map of those communities can be found with our TripAdvisor Page for Elkton.

Other Roadside Stops ...

Visit our Community Index for Tennessee

About Giles County

About Tennessee

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 Giles County: www.gilescounty-tn.us/

The official website for State of Tennessee: https://www.tn.gov/

Footnotes ...

<1>The location has been supplied by the Geographic Names Information System - which is maintained by the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS). While these values should be definitive, we have found that accuracy can vary and you should double-check the location if accuracy is required.

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<2>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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<3>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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<4>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a '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- Elkton) 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 Elkton. Since we usually use Google Maps, 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 we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 35.0618, Longitude: -86.8974     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Elkton have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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