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 10 years in 2020 city had an estimated population of 20,531 inhabitants.

The city was created 153 years ago in 1867.

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

Geography

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

Elko map

Weather

Elko forecast: Clear, with a low around 39. East wind 0 to 5 mph. more

Elko Quick Facts

Population : 20,531 (2020)
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 : 18:05:06 (25th September 2021)
Density : 444 Pop. per km² as of 2020
Population growth : 10.88% (2010-2020)
Weather : 39℉ Clear 7-days weather

Demographics

The population of Elko increased by 10.88% in 10 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
2020 20,531 0.38% 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.

  • Joseph L. Henderson (American physician) he was born in 31/08/1903
  • Shelly Robertson she was born in 08/04/1979
  • John Ellison (American politician) he was born in 01/01/1953
  • Ron Mendive (American congressman in Idaho)
  • Neil Kornze (American government official)
  • Jenny Lee Lindberg (American bassist) she was born in 30/07/1981
  • Tim Gilligan (American-football player (1981-)) he was born in 17/02/1981
  • Cy Sneed (American baseball player) he was born in 01/10/1992
  • Robert Marion Clawson (American economist) he was born in 10/08/1905
  • Lawton B. Kline (American professor of Spanish) he was born in 01/05/1904
  • Thomas K. Hood (physician) he was born in 12/05/1921
  • George Harold Anderson he was born in 21/11/1893
  • Gilbert R. Coleman (economist) he was born in 05/02/1955

Schools in Elko

College & universities near Elko, NV

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

Stations (1)

Amtrak & bus stations near Elko, NV

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

Post offices near Elko

Post Office Name City ZIP
Elk Post Office Elko (NV) 89801

Other places with the same name (2)

  • Elko , South Carolina human settlement in Barnwell County, South Carolina, United States of America with a population of 180 people.

Other cities in Elko County

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

City Name Population Title
Spring Creek 12,361 Census-designated place in Elko County, Nevada, United States
West Wendover 4,268 City in Elko County, Nevada, United States
Carlin 2,281 City in Elko County, Nevada, United States
Wells 1,254 City in Elko County, Nevada, United States
Owyhee 953 Census-designated place in Elko County, Nevada, United States

Distance to Other Cities

Elko distances to largest Nevada cities