The city of Elgin was incorporated on May 13, 1872. The City is named after Robert Morris Elgin, the Railroad Land Commissioner in the 1870's. Elgin is a community rich in history. The community offers fun for family and friends at annual events listed in our Calendar.
Also check with our Elgin Chamber of Commerce office 512-285-4515 for information - you might want to become a member. Our town invites all to join in our community and get to know us and let us know you.
The following pages will show you only a few of the businesses we have in our area. There is more to Elgin than you think. Call 512-285-4309 for more information from your customer service person. If you can't find it in Elgin, look here anyway... we list Bastrop, Manor, Taylor, Smithville, Paige as well.
Advertising is your life blood line. Keep your name out there for people to keep you and your business in mind. New people move in every day! New people view this site every day! Technology is here to stay... is the way of the future. We are on 65 search engines and are mobile. Advertise with us, and you'll be out there too!!
Volunteer firefighters, first responders sought! Number of volunteers has declined, workload has doubled in 10 years. The volunteer fire and emergency medical services is a challenging, exciting and rewarding experience, conveniently condensed into one package. It also offers several viable options which you can pursue as a volunteer. You can be fully trained and state certified at no expense to you!
Elgin Volunteer Firemen in Action
The Elgin Fire Department held its first annual open house on Saturday June 18th, 2011. The event included several demonstrations by firefighters, including the one above that shows how fast flames can spread in the average home - the sample room shown above was fully engulfed in just three minutes.
Keeping Up With Training
Elgin Fire Department seeks donations for
Fire Pup Program
The Elgin Volunteer Fire Department
its community outreach in an
effort to prevent devastating
fires. The "Fire Pup" program,
created in partnership
with the National Fire Safety Council,
helps the department by
providing educational materials.
"These materials are just fun ways to
connect to children," said Elgin
Former Fire Chief Liston Crim. "If we can stop fire