Elkins, Randolph County, West Virginia

Elkins: City in West Virginia, USA


Elkins is a city located in the county of Randolph in the U.S. state of West Virginia. Its population at the 2010 census was 7,094 and a population density of 755 people per km². After 10 years in 2020 city had an estimated population of 6,908 inhabitants.

Quick Facts about Elkins

Population : 6,908 (2020)
Country : United States of America
State : West Virginia (United States)
County : Randolph County
Postal code : 26241
Area : 9.39 km2
Altitude : 1,926 feet / 587 meters
Capital city : Elkins is capital of Randolph County
Time Zone : America/New_York
Local time : 13:27:11 (28th November 2022)
Density : 735 Pop. per km² as of 2020
Population growth : -2.69% (2010-2020)
Elkins locator map
Location of Elkins on West Virginia map.
Elkins West Virginia Davis Avenue image
Elkins West Virginia Davis Avenue
Elkins West Virginia Davis Avenue image


Elkins is located at 38°55'33"N 79°50'48"W (38.9259400, -79.8467300).

Elkins map


According to census records, the population of Elkins decreased by 2.69% in 10 years.

Year Population % Change Method
2010 7,094 - census
2011 7,191 1.35% estimation process
2012 7,153 -0.53% estimation process
2013 7,254 1.39% estimation process
2014 7,216 -0.53% estimation process
2015 7,169 -0.66% estimation process
2016 7,111 -0.82% estimation process
2017 7,058 -0.75% estimation process
2018 7,021 -0.53% estimation process
2019 6,990 -0.44% estimation process
2020 6,908 -1.19% estimation process

Elkins zip code is 26241. County name: Randolph, County fips: 54083

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People born in Elkins (22)

People born in Elkins, including politician William Wallace Barron, singer and guitarist Fuzzy Haskins, United States General Charles R. Holland, .


Schools in Elkins

College & universities near Elkins, WV

Code Name City ZIP
237358 Davis & Elkins College Elkins (WV) 26241-3996

Stations (3)

Amtrak & bus stations near Elkins, WV

Code Name Address Type
GTV Grantsville, MD 3000 Chestnut Ridge Road BUS
STA Staunton station 1 Middlebrook Avenue RAIL
FSB Frostburg, MD 101 Braddock Road BUS

Post offices near Elkins

Post Office Name City ZIP
Elkin Post Office Elkins (WV) 26241

Other places with the same name (2)

  • Elkins , Arkansas township in Washington County, Arkansas with a population of 3,664 people.

Other cities in Randolph County

Cities, Towns, Neighborhoods & Other Populated Places in Randolph County , WV.

City Name Population Title
Mill Creek 681 City in Randolph County, West Virginia, United States
Beverly 657 Town in Randolph County, West Virginia, USA
Huttonsville 209 City in Randolph County, West Virginia, United States of America
Montrose 151 Town in West Virginia, United States
Harman 137 Town in West Virginia, USA

Distance to Other Cities

Elkins distances to largest West Virginia cities