A Gazetteer for the United States and Canada
Welcome to Elko ...
Elko is 70 feet [21 m] above sea level.<2>.
Time Zone: Elko lies in the Eastern Time Zone (EST/EDT) and observes daylight saving time
Elko lies within the (804) area code.
Communities Also Named Elko ...
Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 12 communities that are also named Elko - they are located in Alabama, British Columbia, Colorado, Georgia, Kentucky, Minnesota, Missouri, Nevada, New York, North Carolina, Ohio and South Carolina.
For more information, see our Tidbits & Trivia Page for Elko.
Communities near Elko ...
We have created a list of 10 communities that are near Elko.
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 Elko. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Elko.
Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Elko. 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 Elko.
We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Elko. See our Newspapers Page for Elko.
TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Elko ...
Looking for more information about Elko? 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 Elko, there are neighboring communities that do have Tourism pages. A map of those communities can be found with our TripAdvisor Page for Elko.
Adding Elko to Our Gazetteer ...
We originally found mention of Elko 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 Elko was in the Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide (1895).
We also found Elko on a map titled Rand McNally Map (1911).
For more details about the above, see References and Mentions for Elko on our Genealogy Page.
Other Roadside Stops ...
Off-the-Road Links ...
Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Elko. If you can help, please contact us through our Feedback Page.
The official website for Henrico County: www.co.henrico.va.us/
The official website for State of Virginia: https://www.virginia.gov/
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This page was last modified: 13 Aug 2022