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Elkhorn City is a city in Pike County.

Elkhorn City is in the Eastern Coal Field region.

Tradition says the community was named for an elk's horn found on the creek bank.

The latitude of Elkhorn City is 37.303N. The longitude is -82.351W.

It is in the Eastern Standard time zone. Elevation is 791 feet.

The estimated population, in 2003, was 1,038.


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Median household income
Local
$22,963
National
$41,994
Source: 2000 census, U.S. Census Bureau
For more census details and comparisons, see our Elkhorn City demographic reports
Elkhorn City is on Elkhorn Creek.
Local festivals include:
  • Apple Blossom Festival - May 18-19, 2007
  • Old Time Music Festival - May 11-12, 2007
  • Bluegrass Extravaganza - June 30-July 4, 2007
  • Richard Potter Day - Aug. 5, 2007
  • Tri-State Gospel Singing - Sept. 1-3, 2007
Dates often change. Check Elkhorn City web sites and events links in the sections below.
Nearby parks & recreation: Breaks Interstate Park
Historic sites and museums: Elkhorn City Railroad Museum

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Sections below provide additional information and links about Elkhorn City demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Pike County economy, education, environment, genealogy, government, historic sites, libraries, maps, museums, newspapers and other media, nonprofit groups, real estate, recreation, religion, transportation, and weather in the 41522 ZIP code.

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Ancestry & family history

8% of Elkhorn City residents report German ancestry, and 6% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Elkhorn City ancestry & family history guide.

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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Elkhorn City was $14,323, compared with $21,587 nationally.

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12% of Elkhorn City residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.

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Median rent in Elkhorn City, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $198.   Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $688.


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Libraries in Elkhorn City include Elkhorn City Branch Library ... View libraries

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Pike County supported John Kerry in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Elkhorn City political report.

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The average commute time for Elkhorn City workers is 29 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.

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