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Statistics & Facts

The Nebraska state capital is Lincoln.
The population of Elkhorn is approximately 1,398 (1990).
The approximate number of families is 509 (1990).
The amount of land area in Elkhorn is 2.027 sq. kilometers.
The amount of surface water is 0 sq kilometers.
The distance from Elkhorn to Washington DC is 1067 miles.
The distance to the Nebraska state capital is 40 miles. (as the crow flies)
Elkhorn is positioned 41.28 degrees north of the equator and 96.23 degrees west of the prime meridian.
Elkhorn elevation is 1,164 feet above sea level.
Elkhorn average annual precipitation is 30.50 inches peryear.
Elkhorn average annual snowfall is 28.20 inches per year.


at the intersections of U.S. highway 6, State Highway 64 and State Highway 31. I-80 is just eleven miles south.
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History & History Related Items

Elkhorn was founded in 1857. The name is from the Elkhorn River. The river was named for the Omaha Indian word, "ta-ha-zou-ka," which means "elk's horn."
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The area has several golf courses, tennis, swimming, water skiing, fishing, hunting and much more. In addition, being in the Omaha metropolitan area, Elkhorn residents and visitors may take advantage of the events outside of Elhorn in the larger areas.
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Elkhorn City Government

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Phone: (402) 289-2678

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