Place:Elkins, Randolph, West Virginia, United States

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NameElkins
TypeCity
Coordinates38.921°N 79.851°W
Located inRandolph, West Virginia, United States
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Elkins is a city in Randolph County, West Virginia, United States. The community was incorporated in 1890 and named in honor of Stephen Benton Elkins (1841–1911), a U.S. Senator from West Virginia. The population was 7,094 at the 2010 census. It is the county seat of Randolph County. Elkins is home to Davis and Elkins College and to the Mountain State Forest Festival, held in early October every year.

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