Elkport

Name:

Elkport

County:

Clayton

Zip Code:

52044

Latitude / Longitude:

42°44′28″N 91°16′32″W / 42.74111°N 91.27556°W / 42.74111

Elevation:

663 ft (202 m)

Time Zone:

Central (CST) (UTC-6)

Comments:

Elkport is a city in Clayton County, Iowa, United States. The population was 37 at the 2010 census, down from 88 at the 2000 census.

Remains:

Elkport was laid out as a town in 1855. It was named from the Elk Creek.

Established:

1855

Disestablished:

 

Current Status:

The town was severely damaged by floods in May 2004. After the floods, all residents of the town chose federal buyout, selling their homes to the United States federal government for demolition. In September 2006, nearly all of the buildings of Elkport were demolished.

Remarks:

 

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