With a population of over 10,000, Elkhorn is among the state’s fastest growing communities. The city’s access to major highways I-43 and US 12 make it ideal for business. Because of its prime location, Elkhorn became the county seat for Walworth County in 1846. The city once known strictly for its rich farming produce has now developed into a thriving business community.
The Elkhorn Area School District offers a diverse, challenging curriculum that aims to promote respect, responsibility and excellence to all its students. It also serves adjacent areas in Walworth County. Located near Elkhorn is the University of Wisconsin – Whitewater, which offers a range of educational programs including business, management, marketing, communications, journalism, social sciences and more.