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 10 years in 2020 county had an estimated population of 2,020 inhabitants. Its county seat is Goshen. The county was created 191 years ago in 1830.

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Goshen-indiana-courthouse image


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.

Elkhart County map

The largest city of Elkhart County is Elkhart with a population of 52,172. Other cities include, Goshen population 32,983, Nappanee population 6,845, Dunlap population 6,235 and Locke population 4,089. See all Elkhart County cities & populated places.


Elkhart County forecast: A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 79. more

Elkhart County Quick Facts

Population : 206,161 (2020)
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 : 10:22:19 (22nd September 2021)
Density : 170 Pop. per km² as of 2020
Population growth : 4.17% (2010-2020)
Weather : 79℉ Chance Showers And Thunderstorms 7-days weather

Elkhart County has 7 neighbours.

  • Goshen


The population of Elkhart County increased by 4.17% in 10 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
2020 206,161 -0.09% 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

Other places with the same name (1)

Elkhart County Populated Places

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

City Name Population Title
Elkhart 52,172 City in Elkhart County, Indiana, United States
Goshen 32,983 City in Indiana, United States
Nappanee 6,845 City in Elkhart County, Indiana, United States
Dunlap 6,235 Small city in Iowa
Simonton Lake 4,678 Census-designated place in Elkhart County, Indiana
Locke 4,089 Unincorporated community in Elkhart County, Minnesota
Middlebury 3,562 Township in Elkhart County, Indiana
Wakarusa 1,848 City in Elkhart County, Indiana, United States of America
Bristol 1,697 Town in Indiana
Millersburg 935 Town in Clinton and Benton townships, Elkhart County, Indiana, United States
Benton 445 Unincorporated community in Elkhart County, Indiana

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