Elko Elko County, Nevada

Elko: City in Elko County, Nevada, United States

Elko locator map
Location of Elko on Nevada map.

About

Elko is a city located in the county of Elko in the U.S. state of Nevada. Its population at the 2010 census was 18,297 and a population density of 396 people per km². After 9 years in 2019 city had an estimated population of 20,452 inhabitants.

The city was created 153 years ago in 1867.

Geography

Elko is located at 40°49'57"N 115°45'47"W (40.8324200, -115.7631200).

2012-09-30 14 28 33 View of downtown Elko in Nevada from a bluff to the south image
2012-09-30 14 28 33 View of downtown Elko in Nevada from a bluff to the south

Weather

Elko forecast: Isolated showers and thunderstorms before 11pm. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 53. East southeast wind 5 to 15 mph. Chance of precipitation is 20%. New rainfall amounts less than a tenth of an inch possible. more

2012-09-30 14 28 33 View of downtown Elko in Nevada from a bluff to the south image

Elko map

Elko Quick Facts

Population : 20,452 (2019)
Country : United States of America
State : Nevada (United States)
County : Elko County
Postal code : 89801–89803
Phone Area Codes : 775
Area : 46.26 km2
Altitude : 5,066 feet / 1544 meters
Capital city : Elko is capital of Elko County
Establishment : January 01, 1868 (153 years ago)
Time Zone : America/Los_Angeles
Local time : 21:07:25 (24th June 2021)
Density : 442 Pop. per km² as of 2019
Population growth : 10.54% (2010-2019)
Weather : 53℉ Isolated Showers And Thunderstorms then Mostly Cloudy 7-days weather

Demographics

The population of Elko increased by 10.54% in 9 years.

Year Population % Change Method
2010 18,297 - census
2011 18,500 1.1% estimation process
2012 19,232 3.81% estimation process
2013 19,925 3.48% estimation process
2014 20,142 1.08% estimation process
2015 20,105 -0.18% estimation process
2016 20,264 0.78% estimation process
2017 20,339 0.37% estimation process
2018 20,383 0.22% estimation process
2019 20,452 0.34% estimation process

Elko zip code is 89801. County name: Elko, County fips: 32007

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People born in Elko (16)

People born in Elko, including politician Morley Griswold, Radio Personality and Owner of Media Network Dave Pratt, football placekicker Dirk Borgognone, you can see a list of people who born in Elko.

Schools

College & universities near Elko

Code Name City ZIP
182306 Great Basin College Elko (NV) 89801

Stations (1)

Amtrak & bus stations near Elko

Code Name Address Type
ELK Elko 12th and Silver Sts. RAIL

Other places with the same name (1)

Other cities in Elko County

Cities, Towns, Neighborhoods & Other Populated Places in Elko County , NV.

City Name Population Title
West Wendover 4,273 City in Elko County, Nevada, United States
Carlin 2,277 City in Elko County, Nevada, United States
Wells 1,252 City in Elko County, Nevada, United States

Distance to Other Cities

Elko distances to largest Nevada cities

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