A Gazetteer for the United States and Canada
Elkwater, West Virginia
Welcome to Elkwater ...
Elkwater is 2,120 feet [646 m] above sea level.<2> In other words, the elevation of Elkwater is about ½ mile above sea level.
Time Zone: Elkwater lies in the Eastern Time Zone (EST/EDT) and observes daylight saving time
Telephone area codes for Elkwater: (304) and (681)<3>
Communities Also Named Elkwater ...
Using our Gazetteer, we have found another community named Elkwater - it's located in Alberta.
For more information, see our Tidbits & Trivia Page for Elkwater.
Communities near Elkwater ...
We have created a list of 10 communities that are near Elkwater.
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 Elkwater. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Elkwater.
Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Elkwater. 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 Elkwater.
We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Elkwater. See our Newspapers Page for Elkwater.
TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Elkwater ...
Looking for more information about Elkwater? 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 Elkwater, there are neighboring communities that do have Tourism pages. A map of those communities can be found with our TripAdvisor Page for Elkwater.
Adding Elkwater to Our Gazetteer ...
We originally found mention of Elkwater 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 Elkwater was in the Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide (1895).
We also found Elkwater on a map titled Rand McNally Map of West Virginia (1911).
For more details about the above, see References and Mentions for Elkwater on our Genealogy Page.
Other Roadside Stops ...
Off-the-Road Links ...
Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Elkwater. If you can help, please contact us through our Feedback Page.
The official website for State of West Virginia: https://www.wv.gov/
Please keep in mind that we can not guarantee the accuracy or timeliness of the information on this website, so use with care. We encourage you to double-check the information that is critical to you.
If you've found an error or have additional information that you would like to share, please don't hesitate to write. Click here to contact us.
This page was last modified: 13 Aug 2022