Elkhart County , Indiana

Elkhart County: County in Indiana, United States

Elkhart County locator map
Location of Elkhart County on Indiana map.


Elkhart County is a county located in the U.S. state of Indiana. As of the 2010 census, the population was 197,559 and a population density of 163 people per km². After 9 years in 2019 county had an estimated population of 206,341 inhabitants. Its county seat is Goshen. The county was created 191 years ago in 1830.


Elkhart County is located at 41°35'51"N 85°51'32"W (41.5973800, -85.8587600). It has 7 neighbors: Kosciusko County, LaGrange County, Marshall County, Noble County, Saint Joseph County, Cass County and Saint Joseph County.

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The largest city of Elkhart County is Nappanee with a population of 6,843. Other cities include, Locke population 4,074, Benton population 3,650, Elkhart population 2,072 and Wakarusa population 1,850. See all Elkhart County cities & populated places.

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Elkhart County map

Elkhart County Quick Facts

Population : 206,341 (2019)
Country : United States of America
State : Indiana (United States)
Twitter username : elkhartcounty
Area : 1212 km2
Official name : Elkhart County
Water as percent of area : 1.03%
Land as percent of area : 98.97%
Named for : t2108113847, shape, Elkhart
Altitude : 801 feet / 244 meters
Capital : Goshen
Establishment : January 01, 1830
Time Zone : Eastern Time Zone
Local time : 14:15:45 (14th June 2021)
Density : 170 Pop. per km² as of 2019
Population growth : 4.26% (2010-2019)

Elkhart County has 7 neighbours.

  • Goshen


The population of Elkhart County increased by 4.26% in 9 years.

Year Population % Change Method
2010 197,559 - census
2011 198,279 0.36% estimation process
2012 198,968 0.35% estimation process
2013 200,205 0.62% estimation process
2014 201,423 0.6% estimation process
2015 202,995 0.77% estimation process
2016 203,642 0.32% estimation process
2017 204,194 0.27% estimation process
2018 205,617 0.69% estimation process
2019 206,341 0.35% estimation process

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People born in Elkhart County (1)

American film director, producer and screenwriter (1896-1977) Howard Hawks was born in Elkhart County

Elkhart County Populated Places

Cities, Towns, Neighborhoods & Other Populated Places in Elkhart County.

City Name Population Title
Nappanee 6,843 City in Elkhart County, Indiana, United States
Locke 4,074 Unincorporated community in Elkhart County, Minnesota
Benton 3,650 Unincorporated community in Elkhart County, Indiana
Elkhart 2,072 City in Elkhart County, Indiana, United States
Wakarusa 1,850 City in Elkhart County, Indiana, United States of America
Bristol 1,692 Town in Indiana

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