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10 Fun And Interesting Facts About Elkton, Oregon, United States

Elkton is a city in Douglas County, Oregon, United States. Take a look below for 10 fun and interesting facts about Elkton, Oregon, United States.

1. It is located on the lower Umpqua River, at the junction of Oregon Route 38 and Oregon Route 138, about 20 miles (32 km) west of Interstate 5 and about 14 miles (23 km) west of Drain.

2. The population was 195 at the 2010 census, an increase from 147 people in 2000.

3. The Klamath Exploring Expedition founded Elkton around Fort Umpqua, at the mouth of Elk Creek on the Umpqua River, in August 1850.

4. A post office was established at Elkton on September 26, 1851.

5. The settlement became an incorporated city on November 4, 1948.

6. According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 0.26 square miles (0.67 km2), of which, 0.23 square miles (0.60 km2) is land and 0.03 square miles (0.08 km2) is water.

7. This region experiences warm (but not hot) and dry summers, with no average monthly temperatures above 71.6 °F or 22 °C.

8. According to the Köppen Climate Classification system, Elkton has a warm-summer Mediterranean climate, abbreviated Csb on climate maps.[

9. As of the census of 2010, there were 195 people, 85 households, and 58 families residing in the city. The population density was about 848 inhabitants per square mile (327.4/km2). There were 110 housing units at an average density of about 478 per square mile (184.6/km2).

10. The racial makeup of the city was 92.3% White, 1% Native American, 2.1% from other races, and 4.6% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 8.7% of the population.

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