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Elkhorn, West Virginia
Welcome to Elkhorn ...
Elkhorn is 1,980 feet [604 m] above sea level.<2>.
Time Zone: Elkhorn lies in the Eastern Time Zone (EST/EDT) and observes daylight saving time
Telephone area codes for Elkhorn: (304) & (681)<3>
Adding Elkhorn to Our Gazetteer ...
As we work on our Gazetteer, we occasionally find mention of a community that is new to us. When we find such a community, we add it to our Gazetteer with the hope of adding more information in the future.
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.
In addition, we also found mention of Elkhorn elsewhere: The earliest book where we found it mentioned was in the Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide (1895).
We also found Elkhorn on a Rand McNally Map of West Virginia (1911).
For more details about the above, see References and Mentions for Elkhorn on our Genealogy Page.
Communities Also Named Elkhorn ...
Using our Gazetteer, we have 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 Wisconsin.
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. 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.
Other Roadside Stops ...
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 State of West Virginia: https://www.wv.gov/
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This page was last modified: 04 May 2021