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Welcome to Elkhorn ...
While we don't have a date for the founding of Elkhorn, you might consider that their post office opened in 1837.
From the Census Estimates for 2019, Elkhorn has a population of 10,011 people<2> (see below for details).
Elkhorn is 1,020 feet [311 m] above sea level.<3>.
Time Zone: Elkhorn lies in the Central Time Zone (CST/CDT) and observes daylight saving time
Elkhorn lies within the (262) area code.
The ZIP code for Elkhorn: 53121<4>
Population Details ...
Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Elkhorn had an population of 10,011 people. This is a decrease of 0.72% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 37.04% since the 2000 Census).
At the time of the 2010 Census, Elkhorn had a population of 10,084 people (or 9.86% of the total population of Walworth County). This makes Elkhorn the county's 2nd most populous community.
The population of Elkhorn represents 0.18% of the total population of Wisconsin (which has 5,686,986 people), making it the state's 92nd most populous community.
With a 2010 count of 10,084 people, the population of Elkhorn increased 38.04% from the 2000 Census (with a count of 7,305 people).
More information can be found on the Census Page for Elkhorn.
Communities Also Named Elkhorn ...
Using our Gazetteer, we found that there are 24 communities that are also named Elkhorn - they are located in Arkansas, California, Idaho, Illinois, Kansas (4), Kentucky, Louisiana, Manitoba, Maryland, Michigan, Missouri, Montana (2), Nebraska (2), New York, Oregon, Pennsylvania, Tennessee, Virginia and West Virginia.
For more information, see our Tidbits & Trivia Page for Elkhorn.
Communities near Elkhorn ...
We have created a list of 10 communities that are near Elkhorn.
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 Elkhorn. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Elkhorn.
Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Elkhorn. 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 Elkhorn.
We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Elkhorn. Our list includes 11 papers. See our Newspapers Page for Elkhorn.
TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Elkhorn ...
Looking for more information about Elkhorn? 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 Elkhorn, there are neighboring communities that do have Tourism pages. A map of those communities can be found with our TripAdvisor Page for Elkhorn.
Adding Elkhorn to Our Gazetteer ...
We originally found mention of Elkhorn in both the FIPS-55 and the GNIS. For more information, see the FIPS and GNIS Codes sections on our Miscellaneous Page.
From our notes, the earliest published mention we've found for Elkhorn was in the document titled List of Post Offices from Cameron Blevins and Richard Helbock.<7>
We also found Elkhorn in the book titled Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide (1895).
For more details, see References and Mentions for Elkhorn.
Off-the-Road Links ...
Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Elkhorn. If you can help, please contact us through our Feedback Page.
The official website for Walworth County: www.co.walworth.wi.us/
The official website for State of Wisconsin: https://www.wisconsin.gov/
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