About Elkins


Let's have a look around into background of Elkins

County: Randolph County
State: West Virginia
Country: United States
Latitude: 38.9259397
Longitude: -79.8467349
Time zone: Eastern Time Zone
Current time zone offset: UTC/GMT -5 hours
 

Weather in Elkins

Climate: Warm Summer Continental Climate
Best Time to Visit: May, June and September to November

Location

Elkins is a city in Randolph County, West Virginia, USA. 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. 

Distance from Elkins center to Airport

The nearest major airport is North Central West Virginia Airport (CKB / KCKB). This airport has domestic flights from Bridgeport, West Virginia. Another major airport is Morgantown Municipal Airport (MGW / KMGW), which has domestic flights from Morgantown, West Virginia.
Driving Distance: 62 miles / 100 km
Driving Time: 67 Minutes
Languages: English followed by Spanish being the most widely spoken languages.
 

Modes of transport

Airport: North Central West Virginia Airport 
Rail: MountainRail.
Road: Bus: Greyhound Bus Lines.
 

Customs and Tipping

For Restaurants and Bars: 
Waitress and Bartender – 10 – 15 % of the Bill.
For Hotels:
Room Service: $5 Minimum
Housekeeper: $1 - $2 per Day
Concierge: Between $5 - $25
Valet Parking: 
Parking or Returning Car: $2 - $5  
 

Nearby Tourist Cities




Fairmont

Location

Fairmont is a city in and the county seat of Martin County, Minnesota, United States. The population was 10,666 at the 2010 census

Weather

Climate: Hot Summer Continental Climate
Best Time to Visit: June and September

Tourist Attractions

Amber Lake Park
Visit Fairmont
Gomsrud Park

Emergency Contact Numbers in Elkins city

Fire / Police/ Ambulance: 911
Railroad:+1 877-686-7245
Airport:+1 304-842-3400 (North Central West Virginia Airport )
Hospital:+1 304-636-3300 (Davis Medical Center)
 

Events

Augusta Heritage Festival
Mountain State Forest Festival
Randolph County International Ramp Cookoff and Festival 

Tourist Attractions

Graceland
Beverly Heritage Center
Stuart Recreation Area
 

Theatre & Concerts

American Mountain Theater
Gandy Dancer Theatre and Conference Center
Randolph County Community Arts
 

Visit Top Restaurants in Elkins

The Forks Inn Restaurant
C J Maggie's American Grill
El Gran Sabor
 

Top Shopping Centers in Elkins

The Delmonte Market
Seneca Mall
Tygart Valley Mall
 

Museums, Galleries and Gardens

West Virginia Railroad Museum
The Stirrup Gallery of Davis & Elkins College
Elkins Memorial Gardens
 

Iconic Delicacies of Iconic Restros

Cinnamon Rolls – 1863 Grill
Buckwheat Cakes – Scottie's
Pizza – Mama Mia Pie & Pasta
 

Sports Club

Dallas Cowboys – Football
Elkins Bowling Recreation Center – Bowling
Hillbilly Hardball Classic Inc – Baseball
 

Shelling Out Dollars

Imported beer: $ 3.00
Taxi: $ 4.00 (base price)
3 BHK (Downtown): $ 1,660.00
Cheap meal: $ 13.00
Gasoline: $ 0.61 / litre
3 course meal: $ 45.00
 

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Modes of transport

  • Airport:  Oakland International Airport
  • Rail: Amtrak: National Rail Passenger System.
  • Road: Bus: Bay Area Rapid Transit and WHEELS Bus Transit

Airport

The nearest major airport is Oakland International Airport (OAK / KOAK).

  • Driving Distance: 24 miles / 39 km
  • Driving Time: 31 Minutes
  • Languages: English followed by Chinese being the most widely spoken languages.

Customs and Tipping

For Restaurants and Bars:

  • Waitress and Bartender: 10 - 15 % of the Bill.

For Hotels:

  • Room Service: $5 Minimum
  • Housekeeper: $1 - $2 per Day
  • Concierge: Between $5 - $25

Valet Parking:

  • Parking or Returning Car: $2 - $5 
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