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Welcome to Elgood ...
Elgood is located in Mercer County<1>.
Elgood is 2,810 feet [856 m] above sea level.<2> In other words, the elevation of Elgood is about ½ mile above sea level.
Time Zone: Elgood lies in the Eastern Time Zone (EST/EDT) and observes daylight saving time
Telephone area codes for Elgood: (304) and (681)<3>
Communities near Elgood ...
We have created a list of 10 communities that are near Elgood.
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 Elgood. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Elgood.
Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Elgood. 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 Elgood.
We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Elgood. See our Newspapers Page for Elgood.
TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Elgood ...
Looking for more information about Elgood? 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 Elgood, there are neighboring communities that do have Tourism pages. A map of those communities can be found with our TripAdvisor Page for Elgood.
Adding Elgood to Our Gazetteer ...
We originally found mention of Elgood 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 Elgood was in the document titled List of Post Offices from Cameron Blevins and Richard Helbock.<7>
We also found Elgood in the book titled Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide (1895).
For more details, see References and Mentions for Elgood.
Off-the-Road Links ...
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This page was last modified/updated: 02 Jun 2023