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Welcome to Elkton ...

The city of Elkton is located in Giles County<1>.

The location of Elkton has been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (ie- the GNIS).<2>

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, Elkton has a population of 524 people<3> (see below for details).

Elkton is 640 feet [195 m] above sea level.<4>.

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

Elkton is located in the (931) area code.

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Elkton had an population of 524 people. This is a decrease of 9.34% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 2.75% since the 2000 Census).

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).

More information can be found on the Census 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.

Communities near Elkton ...

We have created a list of 10 communities that are near Elkton.

  • Athens [Limestone County]
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Athens have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Athens
    • Athens [Limestone County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<5> to the south of Elkton
    • Estimated population in 2019: 27,366 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Athens
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Athens<6>
  • Pulaski [Giles County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Pulaski
    • Pulaski [Giles County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<5> to the northwest of Elkton
    • Estimated population in 2019: 7,597 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Pulaski
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Pulaski<6>
  • Powell Chapel [Giles County]
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Powell Chapel have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Powell Chapel
    • Powell Chapel [Giles County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<5> to the north of Elkton
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Powell Chapel
  • Fayetteville [Lincoln County]
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    • Park City Heights [Lincoln County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Park City Heights have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Park City Heights
      • Park City Heights [Lincoln County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<5> to the east of Elkton
      • Population from the 2010 Census: 2,442 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Park City Heights
    • Wales [Giles County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Wales have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Wales
      • Wales [Giles County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<5> to the northwest of Elkton
      • Estimated population in 2014: 2,031 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Wales
    • Ardmore [Limestone County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Ardmore have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Ardmore
      • Ardmore [Limestone County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<5> to the southeast of Elkton
      • Estimated population in 2019: 1,463 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Ardmore
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Ardmore<6>
    • Olivet [Giles County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Olivet have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Olivet
      • Olivet [Giles County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<5> to the northwest of Elkton
      • Population from the 2010 Census: 1,350 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Olivet
    • Ardmore [Giles County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Ardmore have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Ardmore
      • Ardmore [Giles County] lies 4 miles [6.4 km]<5> to the southeast of Elkton
      • Estimated population in 2019: 1,221 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Ardmore
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Ardmore<6>
    • Gordon [Giles County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Gordon have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Gordon
      • Gordon [Giles County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<5> to the northwest of Elkton
      • Estimated population in 2014: 1,192 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Gordon

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 Elkton. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Elkton.

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 1895 community had a post office or railroad service. See our List of 1890's Communities around Elkton.

We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Elkton. See our Newspapers 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.

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.

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About Giles County

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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>If you're interested in how the shape of Tennessee's counties, including Giles, have changed over time, we recommend the Atlas of Historical County Boundaries.
<2>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.
<3>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Elkton.
<4>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Elkton - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<5>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 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 we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 35.0618, Longitude: -86.8974       In this case, the coordinates for Elkton have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).
<6>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.






















 

 

 

 

 


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