The Town of Elkton, Virginia


Coronavirus Information
The Town of Elkton continues to closely monitor the Coronavirus/COVID-19 and the latest information and recommendations from local, state and federal emergency
management agencies.  For more information please click on the CDC link below.

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Town of Elkton
Wastewater Collection System Improvements


The Town of Elkton has contracted with Commonwealth Excavating/Insituform Technologies, LLC for improvements to its wastewater collection system. The work includes the cleaning and rehabilitation of sanitary sewer pipes with a cured-in-place lining, and the replacement of existing sanitary sewer with new sanitary sewer.
The duration of the contract for this work is 300 days from the effective date of May 19, 2020 and, unless there are extraordinary circumstances, the work will be conducted on weekdays between the hours of 7 A.M. and 7 P.M..
Most of the work under this contract will be done in public rights of way or in public easements through private property.  In order to keep the public and property owners aware of this work, the Town will be posting the contractor’s weekly schedule of planned work on the Town website.  In addition, the contractor is required to provide seventy-two (72) hours advanced notice to businesses and residences that might be impacted by the work.  Possible impacts include excavation and fill on private property, traffic disruptions, noise, and temporary, short-term restrictions on wastewater production while the work is underway.
The Town’s goal is to keep residents and businesses aware of and prepared for this work and to minimize disruptions. 

The schedule for the week of  September 8, 2020 has manhole replacement work to be conducted in the following locations: Wirt St replacing MH’s 98, 97, 99, 100                

For further information, contact: Damon Dudley (540) 490-0077 with Commonwealth Excavating.

Elkton Area Community Center Extends Hours

The new hours are as follows:

Monday through Thursday
8:00 am - 1:00 pm
4:00 pm - 8:00 pm

8:00 am - 1:00 pm

9:00 am - 1:00 pm


Staff will conduct a screening of anyone entering the building to include temperature check as well as inquiring about recent travel.  Please help us keep the center open by following social distancing, wiping down the equipment being used and washing your hands frequently!

Closings and Cancellations
We will continue to post closings and cancellations on the town website and social media.


Town Government and Operations
All essential functions of the Elkton Town Government will continue. 

Police: The Elkton Police Department will continue to respond to emergency and essential calls throughout this COVID-19 event.  If you have an emergency, please call 911.  Regular traffic and community patrols will continue as well.  In order to protect our officers and help limit the spread of this virus, most non-emergency calls will be handled via telephone. 


Utility customers:  It should be noted, customers may still pay their utility bills by utilizing the drop box out front of the Community Center, by paying at First Bank (on or before the due date), by calling 1-844-269-2736, or paying online at  There will be limited staff in the building, however, we will be checking the mail and drop box daily.
We will provide updates on our Facebook page- Town of Elkton, Virginia, and on our website- as we have new information.

Thank you all as we will continue to work together throughout this COVID-19 event!



COVID-19 Local Resources


U.S. Department of the Treasury CARES Act






Small Business

Harrisonburg/Rockingham Small Business Resilience Grant Application

Small Business Resilience Grant

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Welcome to the Town of Elkton’s web site! Please use this web site as a portal for information about the Town, its staff, its citizens, and the exciting opportunities available in the Town. Elkton is a small town of approximately 2,900 residents nestled on the east side of Rockingham County, Virginia in the beautiful Shenandoah Valley. Situated between Massanutten Mountain and Skyline Drive, the connections between our fair town and the rest of the world are endless. Located just a few minutes from Interstate 81 between Harrisonburg and Charlottesville, Elkton is a crossroads for progress and small-town living. We hope that you will come visit us in Elkton!


2019 Annual Drinking Water Quality Report

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