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Elgin is a township in Cavalier County.
The community was named for Elgin, MN
[NOTE: This is not the only community in North Dakota named Elgin. For links to other places called Elgin, ND, see the Duplicate Names box at right.]
The latitude of Elgin is 48.733N. The longitude is -98.366W.It is in the Central Standard time zone. Elevation is 1,621 feet.
The population, at the time of the 2000 census, was 232.
Sections below provide additional information and links about Elgin demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Cavalier 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 58249 ZIP code.
49% of Elgin residents report German ancestry, and 2% 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 $20,216, compared with $21,587 nationally.
6% of Elgin residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
Cavalier 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 5 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
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