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Elkhorn
Unincorporated community
Country United States
State West Virginia
County McDowell
Elevation 1,988 ft (606 m)
Time zone Eastern (EST) (UTC-5)
 • Summer (DST) EDT (UTC-4)
GNIS feature ID 1554386

Elkhorn is an unincorporated community in McDowell County, West Virginia, United States. Elkhorn lies on U.S. Route 52 and takes its name from the creek that flows through the community.

The John J. Lincoln House was listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 1992.

Climate

The climate in this area has mild differences between highs and lows, and there is adequate rainfall year round. According to the Köppen Climate Classification system, Elkhorn has a marine west coast climate, abbreviated "Cfb" on climate maps.


Visible beyond the bridge is the John J. Lincoln House
Visible beyond the bridge is the John J. Lincoln House

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