About Us

Elkton is a small, historic town, overlooking the beautiful Umpqua River and nestled in Oregon’s coastal mountains. Here 200 residents relax and enjoy a peaceful life. Pastured valleys, rolling hills, vineyards, and Douglas fir forests surround the city.

Our town is located at the junction of State Highways 38 and 138, just 42 miles from the Pacific Ocean beaches. Eugene is 54 miles to the northeast, and Roseburg is 37 miles to the southeast. Both offer colleges, cultural activities, and excellent shopping and medical services. As you enter town, note the award winning bridge with hand-carved tree posts at each corner.

In addition to our renowned salmon, steel head, and shad fishing, Elkton is gaining acclaim as the “Bass Capitol of Oregon.” River access is available at our city park and boat ramp named after our former mayor, Alfred S. Tyson.

Come visit us! We will share our clean air, our friendliness, the green fields and trees, our excellent wines, and the community pride in our re-constructed Fort Umpqua, city park, Butterfly Pavilion, and our award-winning charter school.