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Elkton is a township in Clay County, in the Fargo metro area. [NOTE: This is not the only community in Minnesota named Elkton. For links to other places called Elkton, MN, see the Duplicate Names box at right.]
The latitude of Elkton is 46.761N. The longitude is -96.49W.It is in the Central Standard time zone. Elevation is 978 feet.
The population, at the time of the 2000 census, was 283.
Sections below provide additional information and links about Elkton demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Clay County economy, education, environment, genealogy, government, historic sites, libraries, maps, museums, newspapers and other media, nonprofit groups, real estate, recreation, religion, transportation, and weather in the 56513 ZIP code.
31% of Elkton residents report German ancestry, and 3% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Elkton ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Elkton was $24,312, compared with $21,587 nationally.
18% of Elkton residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
Clay County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Elkton political report.
The average commute time for Elkton workers is 25 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
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