Elk City is the epitome of Oklahoma and its rich heritage. From the establishment of what was once a rural community in 1901 to the development of Route 66 as the nation’s first highway system to world champion cowboys, Elk City represents the heart of the great state of Oklahoma.
Elk City is located in northeastern Beckham County in western Oklahoma. It’s on Interstate 40 and Historic U.S. Route 66, approximately 110 miles west of Oklahoma City and 150 miles east of Amarillo, Texas.
As of the 2020 census, there were 11,570 people residing in the city.ELK CITY WEATHER