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Welcome to Elkton ...
From the Census Estimates for 2019, Elkton has a population of 2,909 people<2> (see below for details).
We don't have a date for the establishment of Elkton.
Elkton is 1,000 feet [305 m] above sea level.<3>.
Time Zone: Elkton lies in the Eastern Time Zone (EST/EDT) and observes daylight saving time
Elkton is located in the (540) area code.
The ZIP code for Elkton: 22827<4>
Population Details ...
Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Elkton had an population of 2,909 people. This is an increase of 6.71% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 42.46% since the 2000 Census).
At the time of the 2010 Census, Elkton had a population of 2,726 people. This makes Elkton the county's 3rd most populous community.
The population of Elkton represents 0.03% of the total population of Virginia (which has 8,001,024 people), making it the state's 82nd most populous community.
With a 2010 count of 2,726 people, the population of Elkton increased 33.5% from the 2000 Census (which had a count of 2,042 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, Tennessee and Texas.
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.
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.
In addition to the Tourism page for Elkton, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information about those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Page for Elkton.
Adding Elkton to Our Gazetteer ...
We originally found mention of Elkton 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 Elkton was in the Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide (1895).
We also found Elkton on a map titled Rand McNally Map of Virginia (1911).
For more details about the above, see References and Mentions for Elkton on our Genealogy Page.
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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 Rockingham County: www.co.rockingham.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