Elgin Union County, Oregon

Elgin: City in Oregon, USA


Elgin is a city located in the county of Union in the U.S. state of Oregon. Its population at the 2010 census was 1,711. After 10 years in 2020 city had an estimated population of 1,801 inhabitants.

The city was created 130 years ago in 1890.

Elgin Quick Facts

Population : 1,801 (2020)
Country : United States of America
State : Oregon (United States)
County : Union County
Postal code : 97827
Phone Area Codes : 541
Altitude : 8,760 feet / 2670, 813 meters
Establishment : January 01, 1891 (130 years ago)
Time Zone : Pacific Time Zone, UTC−07:00, UTC−08:00
Local time : 03:16:29 (29th November 2021)
Population growth : 5% (2010-2020)
Weather : 37℉ Mostly Cloudy then Slight Chance Light Rain 7-days weather
Elgin locator map
Location of Elgin on Oregon map.
Elgin Opera House image
Elgin Opera House
Elgin Opera House image


Elgin is located at 45°33'53"N 117°55'3"W (45.5648600, -117.9174300).

Elgin map


Elgin forecast: A slight chance of rain after 4am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 37. Southwest wind 9 to 14 mph, with gusts as high as 23 mph. Chance of precipitation is 20%. more


The population of Elgin increased by 5% in 10 years.

Year Population % Change Method
2000 1,654 - census
2010 1,711 3.33% census
2011 1,719 0.47% estimation process
2012 1,722 0.17% estimation process
2013 1,712 -0.58% estimation process
2014 1,723 0.64% estimation process
2015 1,729 0.35% estimation process
2016 1,757 1.59% estimation process
2017 1,772 0.85% estimation process
2018 1,786 0.78% estimation process
2019 1,797 0.61% estimation process
2020 1,801 0.22% estimation process

Elgin zip code is 97827. County name: Union, County fips: 41061

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Local Places in Elgin

Schools in Elgin

College & universities near Elgin, OR

Code Name City ZIP
208646 Eastern Oregon University La Grande (OR) 97850

Stations (6)

Amtrak & bus stations near Elgin, OR

Code Name Address Type
LAE La Grande, Oregon 63276 Oregon Highway 203 BUS
WWA Walla Walla, WA 108 West Main Street BUS
PEN Pendleton, Oregon 320 SW Court Street BUS
BAK Baker City, Oregon 515 Campbell Street BUS
PSC Pasco Intermodal Train Station 535 North 1st Avenue RAIL

Post offices near Elgin

Post Office Name City ZIP
Elgin Post Office Elgin (OR) 97827
Imbler Post Office Imbler (OR) 97841
La Grand Post Office La Grande (OR) 97850
Wallowa Post Office Wallowa (OR) 97885
Cov Post Office Cove (OR) 97824

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Other cities in Union County

Cities, Towns, Neighborhoods & Other Populated Places in Union County , OR.

City Name Population Title
La Grande 13,399 City in Oregon, USA
Union 2,207 Township of Union County, New Jersey
Island City 1,033 City in Oregon, USA
Cove 652 City in Oregon, USA
North Powder 458 City in Oregon, USA
Imbler 321 City in Oregon, USA
Summerville 144 City in Oregon, USA

Distance to Other Cities

Elgin distances to largest Oregon cities