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"Sausage Capital of Texas"
Elgin is a city in Bastrop County, in the Austin-Round Rock metro area.
The community was named after Robert Elgin, land commissioner of the Houston and Texas Central Railroad.
The latitude of Elgin is 30.349N. The longitude is -97.37W.It is in the Central Standard time zone. Elevation is 581 feet.
The estimated population, in 2003, was 7,218.
Sections below provide additional information and links about Elgin demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Bastrop County economy, education, environment, genealogy, government, historic sites, Austin-Round Rock area jobs, libraries, maps, museums, newspapers and other media, nonprofit groups, real estate, recreation, religion, transportation, and weather in the 78621 ZIP code.
13% of Elgin residents report German ancestry, and 7% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Elgin ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Elgin was $16,698, compared with $21,587 nationally.
15% of Elgin residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
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Median rent in Elgin, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $363. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $915.
Libraries in Elgin include Elgin Public Library ... View libraries
Newspapers in Elgin include Elgin Courier
Bastrop County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Elgin political report.
The average commute time for Elgin workers is 29 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
Hotels in Elgin include Holiday Inn Express Hotel and Suites.
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