Elkton Cecil County, Maryland

Elkton: Town in northeast Maryland, United States


Elkton is a town located in the county of Cecil in the U.S. state of Maryland. Its population at the 2010 census was 15,443 and a population density of 652 people per km². After 10 years in 2020 city had an estimated population of 15,665 inhabitants.

The town was created 235 years ago in 1786.

Elkton Quick Facts

Population : 15,665 (2020)
Country : United States of America
State : Maryland (United States)
County : Cecil County
Postal code : 21921–21922
Phone Area Codes : 410
Area : 23.67 km2
Altitude : 30 feet / 9 meters
Capital city : Elkton is capital of Cecil County
Establishment : January 01, 1787 (235 years ago)
Time Zone : Eastern Time Zone
Local time : 22:12:02 (5th October 2022)
Density : 662 Pop. per km² as of 2020
Population growth : 1.42% (2010-2020)
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Location of Elkton on Maryland map.
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Elkton is located at 39°36'24"N 75°49'60"W (39.6067800, -75.8332700).

Elkton map


The population of Elkton increased by 1.42% in 10 years.

Year Population % Change Method
2010 15,443 - census
2011 15,583 0.9% estimation process
2012 15,595 0.08% estimation process
2013 15,602 0.04% estimation process
2014 15,721 0.76% estimation process
2015 15,681 -0.26% estimation process
2016 15,673 -0.05% estimation process
2017 15,621 -0.33% estimation process
2018 15,620 -0.01% estimation process
2019 15,622 0.01% estimation process
2020 15,665 0.27% estimation process

Elkton zip code is 21921. County name: Cecil, County fips: 24015

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People born in Elkton (21)

People born in Elkton, including writer Elisabeth Young-Bruehl, drummer Bernard Purdie, politician James Black Groome, .


  • Alexander Evans (American politician (1818-1888)) he was born in 13/09/1818
  • Levin Gale (American politician) he was born in 24/04/1784
  • Julian C. Smith (United States Marine Corps general) he was born in 14/09/1885
  • Bobby Jones (former Major League Baseball outfielder) he was born in 11/10/1949
  • Larry Webster (American football player) he was born in 18/01/1969
  • Doug Davis (American football player (1944-2011)) he was born in 02/07/1944
  • Dwayne Henry (American baseball player) he was born in 16/02/1962
  • Elias Glenn (United States federal judge) he was born in 26/08/1769
  • Harry Woolman (stunt performer) he was born in 10/04/1909
  • James Allison, Jr. (American politician) he was born in 04/10/1772
  • John Charles Groome (Secretary of State of Maryland) he was born in 08/06/1800
  • John Glenn (American judge) he was born in 09/10/1795
  • Leonard Rose (American hacker) he was born in 01/01/1959
  • Michael Rudolph (Acting Adjutant General and acting Inspector General of the U.S. Army in 1793.) he was born in 01/01/1793
  • Stephen P. Anderson (songwriter, instrumentalist, painter, bowhunter) he was born in 20/03/1967
  • Ralph M. Dunbar (American librarian) he was born in 07/07/1890
  • Niles Scott (American football defensive tackle) he was born in 30/09/1995
  • John D. Bailey (American politician, Republican member of the Maryland Senate) he was born in 27/08/1965

Schools in Elkton

College & universities near Elkton, MD

Code Name City ZIP
488262 Hair Academy School of Barbering & Beauty Newark (DE) 19713-2305

Stations (32)

Amtrak & bus stations near Elkton, MD

Code Name Address Type
NRK Newark 429 South College Ave. RAIL
WIL Wilmington station 100 South French Street RAIL
ABE Aberdeen 18 East Bel Air Ave. RAIL
PAR Parkesburg W. First and S. Culvert Streets RAIL
COT Coatesville Third Ave. and Fleetwood St. RAIL

Post offices near Elkton

Post Office Name City ZIP
Elkton Post Office Elkton (MD) 21921

Other places with the same name (8)

  • Elkton , Virginia town of the United States with a population of 2,914 people.
  • Elkton , Kentucky human settlement in Todd County, Kentucky, United States of America with a population of 2,157 people.
  • Elkton , Michigan human settlement in Huron County, Michigan, United States of America with a population of 741 people.
  • Elkton , Tennessee human settlement in Giles County, Tennessee, United States of America with a population of 522 people.
  • Elkton , Oregon city in Oregon, USA with a population of 198 people.
  • Elkton , Minnesota City in Mower County, Minnesota, United States with a population of 148 people.
  • Elkton , South Dakota township in Brookings County, South Dakota with a population of 99 people.

Other cities in Cecil County

Cities, Towns, Neighborhoods & Other Populated Places in Cecil County , MD.

City Name Population Title
Perryville 4,449 Town of the United States
North East 3,609 Town of the United States
Charlestown 1,198 Town in Cecil County, Maryland
Port Deposit 766 Town in Cecil County, Maryland, United States
Chesapeake City 695 Town in Maryland, United States
Cecilton 674 Town of the United States

Distance to Other Cities

Elkton distances to largest Maryland cities