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Welcome to Elberton ...

Elberton is located in Whitman County<1>.

Elberton is 2,190 feet [668 m] above sea level.<2> In other words, the altitude of Elberton is about ½ mile above sea level.

Time Zone: Elberton lies in the Pacific Time Zone (PST/PDT) and observes daylight saving time

Elberton lies within the (509) area code.

Communities Also Named Elberton ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 2 communities that are also named Elberton - they are located in Georgia and Iowa.

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

Communities near Elberton ...

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

  • Pullman [Whitman County]
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    • Pullman [Whitman County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<3> to the south of Elberton
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 34,336 people
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Pullman<4>
  • Colfax [Whitman County]
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    • Colfax [Whitman County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<3> to the southwest of Elberton
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 2,787 people
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Colfax<4>
  • Palouse [Whitman County]
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    • Palouse [Whitman County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<3> to the southeast of Elberton
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,055 people
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Palouse<4>
  • Potlatch [Latah County]
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    • Potlatch [Latah County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<3> to the east of Elberton
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 822 people
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Potlatch<4>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Tekoa [Whitman County]
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      • Tekoa [Whitman County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<3> to the north of Elberton
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 773 people
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Tekoa<4>
    • Garfield [Whitman County]
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      • Garfield [Whitman County] lies 4 miles [6.4 km]<3> to the northeast of Elberton
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 591 people
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Garfield<4>
    • Albion [Whitman County]
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      • Albion [Whitman County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<3> to the south of Elberton
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 588 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Albion
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Albion<4>
    • Saint John [Whitman County]
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      • Saint John [Whitman County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<3> to the northwest of Elberton
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 547 people
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Saint John<4>
    • Rosalia [Whitman County]
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      • Rosalia [Whitman County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<3> to the north of Elberton
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 545 people
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Rosalia<4>
    • Oakesdale [Whitman County]
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      • Oakesdale [Whitman County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<3> to the north of Elberton
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 425 people
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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 Elberton. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Elberton.

Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Elberton. 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 Elberton.

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Elberton ...

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

Adding Elberton to Our Gazetteer ...

We originally found mention of Elberton 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 Elberton was in the Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide (1895).

We also found Elberton

For more details about the above, see References and Mentions for Elberton on our Genealogy Page.

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About Whitman County

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Off-the-Road Links ...

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Elberton. If you can help, please contact us through our Feedback Page.

The official website for Whitman County: www.whitmancounty.org/

The official website for State of Washington: https://access.wa.gov/

Footnotes ...

<1>If you're interested in how the shape of Washington's counties, including Whitman, have changed over time, we recommend the Atlas of Historical County Boundaries.
<2>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Elberton - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<3>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- Elberton) 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 Elberton. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from ElbertonOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Elberton. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 46.9836, Longitude: -117.2215    
<4>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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