Place:Elk Garden, Mineral, West Virginia, United States

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NameElk Garden
TypeTown
Coordinates39.385°N 79.154°W
Located inMineral, West Virginia, United States
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Elk Garden is a town in Mineral County, West Virginia, United States. It is part of the 'Cumberland, MD-WV Metropolitan Statistical Area'. The population was 232 at the 2010 census. Elk Garden High School was consolidated into Keyser High School in 1997. However the Primary School is still in session, offering classes from Pre-Kindergarten through the fifth grade. The school mascot is the Elk Garden Stags. Elk Garden was incorporated in 1890 by the Mineral County Circuit Court. It is named because of the traditional location there of an elk lick.

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