Elk Garden, West Virginia

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Elk Garden Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Large City 85 miles SE of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
County Mineral
Metro Area Cumberland
Standard Zip Codes 26717
Phone Area Codes 304
Time Zone Eastern (-5 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 39.394
Longitude -79.154

Elk Garden Climate

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  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)
Distance 8.5 miles
Jan Temp 19 to 33 F
Apr Temp 37 to 58 F
Jul Temp 60 to 80 F
Oct Temp 40 to 60 F
Annual Precip 39.5 inches
Station ROMNEY 1 SW
Distance 21.2 miles
Jan Temp 20 to 38 F
Apr Temp 38 to 65 F
Jul Temp 61 to 87 F
Oct Temp 40 to 67 F
Annual Precip 35.7 inches
Distance 25.9 miles
Jan Temp 19 to 40 F
Apr Temp 37 to 65 F
Jul Temp 62 to 86 F
Oct Temp 40 to 68 F
Annual Precip 32.8 inches
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Elk Garden Population (2000)

Category Count Percent
Total Population 217 100%
Male 111 51.2%
Female 106 48.8%
Under 18 51 23.5%
18+ 166 76.5%
65+ 28 12.9%
Median Age 39.8
Average Family Size 3
White 214 98.6%
African-American 1 0.5%
Asian 0 0%
American Indian & Alaskan 0 0%
Other 0 0%
Mixed Race 2 0.9%
Hispanic (included in categories above) 0 0%

Estimated Elk Garden Population Growth 2000-2005

Category Value
Est. 2005 Population 211
Growth -6
Growth % -2.8%

Elk Garden Ancestry

(From 2000 Census, as reported by individuals)

Note: This is national, not racial, ancestry, so, e.g., the Census doesn't have categories for Hispanic and African-American people. CityTownInfo is currently gathering additional ancestry data for this site.
Ancestry Percent
German 30.5%
Other (often includes Hispanic and African American) 20.3%
English 15.3%
US/American 15.3%
Dutch 6.8%
Polish 5.1%
Italian 3.4%
Irish 3.4%
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Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Pop. Median Family
Income (2000)
Elk Garden 217 $26,964
Bayard 299 $31,750
Keyser 5,303 $32,708
Moorefield 2,375 $28,919
Piedmont 1,014 $26,964
Romney 1,940 $34,271
Terra Alta 1,456 $32,692
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