Elkin, Surry County, North Carolina

Elkin: Town in Surry and Wilkes counties in North Carolina, United States


Elkin is a town located in the county of Surry in the U.S. state of North Carolina. Its population at the 2010 census was 4,001 and a population density of 227 people per km². After 10 years in 2020 city had an estimated population of 4,001 inhabitants.

Quick Facts about Elkin

Population : 4,001 (2020)
Country : United States of America
State : North Carolina (United States)
County : Surry County
Postal code : 28621
Phone Area Codes : 336
Area : 17.65 km2
Altitude : 906 feet / 276 meters
Time Zone : Eastern Time Zone
Local time : 08:51:00 (26th November 2022)
Density : 227 Pop. per km² as of 2020
Population growth : 0% (2010-2020)
Elkin locator map
Location of Elkin on North Carolina map.
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Elkin NC Soda shop
Elkin  NC Soda shop image


Elkin is located at 36°14'39"N 80°50'54"W (36.2443000, -80.8484000).

Elkin map


The population of Elkin increased by 0% in 10 years.

Year Population % Change Method
2010 4,001 - census
2011 4,000 -0.03% estimation process
2012 3,978 -0.55% estimation process
2013 3,941 -0.94% estimation process
2014 3,926 -0.38% estimation process
2015 3,899 -0.69% estimation process
2016 3,968 1.74% estimation process
2017 3,967 -0.03% estimation process
2018 4,031 1.59% estimation process
2019 4,011 -0.5% estimation process
2020 4,001 -0.25% estimation process

Elkin zip code is 28621. County name: Surry, County fips: 37171

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People born in Elkin (9)

People born in Elkin, including politician Richard Thurmond Chatham, gridiron football player, coach, and executive Jim Popp, basketball player-coach Jerry Steele, .


  • Barney Hall (American sports commentator) he was born in 24/06/1932
  • Bob Stinson (American baseball player) he was born in 11/10/1945
  • Harold Hayes (American journalist) he was born in 18/04/1926
  • James A. Harrell, III (American politician) he was born in 01/01/1971
  • Jeff Hayes (American football player) he was born in 19/08/1959
  • Steve Pauley (American artist) he was born in 22/12/1973

Schools in Elkin

College & universities near Elkin, NC

Code Name City ZIP
199768 Surry Community College Dobson (NC) 27017-8432

Stations (10)

Amtrak & bus stations near Elkin, NC

Code Name Address Type
WNS Winston-Salem, North Carolina 100 West 5th Street BUS
UWS Winston-Salem State Univ, Winston-Salem, North Car 601 South Martin Luther King, Jr. Dr BUS
LEX Lexington Center St. and railroad tracks RAIL
SAL Salisbury Depot and Liberty Sts. RAIL
HPT High Point 100 West High St RAIL

Post offices near Elkin

Post Office Name City ZIP
Elkin Post Office Elkin (NC) 28621

Other cities in Surry County

Cities, Towns, Neighborhoods & Other Populated Places in Surry County , NC.

City Name Population Title
Mount Airy 10,175 City in Surry County, North Carolina, United States
Flat Rock 1,556 Township in Surry County, North Carolina
Dobson 1,534 Human settlement in Surry County, North Carolina, United States of America
Toast 1,450 Township in Surry County, North Carolina
Pilot Mountain 1,408 City in Piedmont Triad, North Carolina, United States of America
White Plains 1,074 Township in Surry County, North Carolina

Distance to Other Cities

Elkin distances to largest North Carolina cities