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Welcome to Elk ...

Elk is located in Teton County<1>.

The location of Elk has been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (ie- the GNIS).<2>

Elk is 6,780 feet [2,067 m] above sea level.<3> In other words, the altitude of Elk is about 1¼ mile [or ~2 km] above sea level.

Time Zone: Elk lies in the Mountain Time Zone (MST/MDT) and observes daylight saving time

Elk is within the (307) area code.

Communities Also Named Elk ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 17 communities that are also named Elk - they are located in Alabama, Arkansas, California (2), Indiana, Kansas, Maryland, Michigan, New Jersey, New Mexico, New York, Ohio, Pennsylvania, Texas, Washington and West Virginia (2).

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

Communities near Elk ...

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

  • Moran [Teton County]
  • Colter Bay Village [Teton County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Colter Bay Village
    • Colter Bay Village [Teton County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<4> to the northwest of Elk
    • Colter Bay Village has also been known as:
    • Colter Bay
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Colter Bay Village
  • Kelly [Teton County]
  • Moose [Teton County]
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Teton Village [Teton County]
    • Jackson [Teton County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Jackson
      • Jackson [Teton County] lies 23 miles [37 km]<4> to the southwest of Elk
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 10,572 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Jackson
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Jackson<5>
    • Moose Wilson Road [Teton County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Moose Wilson Road
      • Moose Wilson Road [Teton County] lies 23 miles [37 km]<4> to the southwest of Elk
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Moose Wilson Road have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Moose Wilson Road
    • Alta [Teton County]
    • Wilson [Teton County]
    • Driggs [Teton County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Driggs
      • Driggs [Teton County] lies 27 miles [43.5 km]<4> to the west of Elk
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,836 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Driggs have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Driggs
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Driggs<5>

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 Elk. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Elk.

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Elk ...

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

Index of Cities, Towns and Villages for Wyoming

About Teton County

About Wyoming

Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for Teton County: www.tetonwyo.org/

The official website for State of Wyoming: www.wyo.gov/

Footnotes ...

<1>If you're interested in how the shape of Wyoming's counties, including Teton, have changed over time, we recommend the Atlas of Historical County Boundaries.
<2>The location has been supplied by the Geographic Names Information System - which is maintained by the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS). While these values should be definitive, we have found that accuracy can vary and you should double-check the location if accuracy is required.
<3>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Elk - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<4>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- Elk) to Point B.Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Elk. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 43.7866, Longitude: -110.5474       In this case, the coordinates for Elk have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).
<5>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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