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Elkin, NC -- U.S. town in North Carolina
Population (2000): 4109
Housing Units (2000): 1854
Land area (2000): 6.267154 sq. miles (16.231854 sq. km)
Water area (2000): 0.072674 sq. miles (0.188225 sq. km)
Total area (2000): 6.339828 sq. miles (16.420079 sq. km)
FIPS code: 20620
Located within: North Carolina (NC), FIPS 37
Location: 36.257709 N, 80.851296 W
ZIP Codes (1990): 28621
Note: some ZIP codes may be omitted esp. for suburbs.
Elkin, NC

Elkin may refer to:

Elkin (name)

Elkin is both a surname and a given name. Notable people with the name include:


  • A. P. Elkin (1891–1979), anthropologist
  • Carrie Elkin (born 1974), singer and musician
  • John P. Elkin (1860–1915), Pennsylvania Attorney General, Supreme Court justice
  • Roger Elkin, poet
  • Saul Elkin, actor
  • Stanley Elkin (1930–1995), novelist
  • Stanley Edward Elkin (1880–1960), businessman
  • William Lewis Elkin (1855–1933), astronomer
  • Ze'ev Elkin (born 1971), politician

Given name:

  • Elkin Barrera (born 1971), cyclist
  • Elkin Blanco (born 1989), footballer
  • Elkin Murillo (born 1977), footballer
  • Elkin Serna, Paralympian
  • Elkin Soto (born 1980), footballer

Usage examples of "elkin".

Many scholars, including Elkins, believe that the attempt to discover Africanisms in America by researchers such as Melville J.

The character is Breckinridge Elkins, and the story type, is, well, different.

Breck Elkins is a superior physical fighter, master of all weapons he works with, incredibly fast and strong, master of fighting multiple foes at once, using whatever he can lay his hands on.

And as Conan had developed from Kull, so Breck Elkins had developed from Sailor Steve Costigan.

For Breck Elkins, it is “Mountain Man,” a story that involves our Not-Too-Bright Super-Hillbilly getting into a boxing match.

The first nine Breck Elkins stories in this volume have never been reprinted except in one newspaper and one chapbook.

But the Breck Elkins stories are all about family and friends, and Breck interacting with them.

I'm Breckinridge Elkins from Bear Creek up in the Humbolts, and I shoot better in my sleep than most men does wide awake!

But a few minutes later here come Erath Elkins slitherin’ through the pines.

Breckinridge Elkins, I'll tell yore pap about this, you big, lazy, good-for-nothin', low-down, ornery—"

Breaking Joel Gordon's laig was a mistake, and Erath Elkins is a liar when he says I caved in them five ribs of his'n plumb on purpose.

Well, it ain't every gal which has a chance to get hitched to Breckinridge Elkins, so I didn't blame her for being excited.

And Erath Elkins, and a mob of Gordons and Buckners and Polks, all more or less kin to me, except Joe Braxton who wasn't kin to any of us, but didn't like me because he was sweet on Miss Margaret.

Three or four had got me around the laigs again, refusing to be convinced that I couldn't be throwed that way, and Erath Elkins, having pulled hisself out of the ruins of the fence, come charging back with his bowie.

The only reason I ever thought about marryin’ her was I was ready to settle down, on the farm pap gave me, and I wanted to marry me a Elkins gal so I wouldn't have to go to the expense of hirin’ a couple of hands and buyin’ a span of mules and—"