The City of Elgin, located in Comanche County, was incorporated in July 1902. Since that time, Elgin has continued to grow along with an extensive rural area. Elgin is located about mid-point between Oklahoma City and Wichita Falls, Texas on Interstate 44, and is next door to Fort Sill, the United States Fire Center of Excellence.
The City offers the following services:
*Police Protection: The Elgin Police Department has four full-time officers, one of which is assigned to Elgin Public Schools.
*Fire Protection: The Elgin Fire Department has one full-time Fire Chief and 25 volunteer firefighters.
*Ambulance Service: Comanche County Memorial Ambulance Service is located in Elgin’s Municipal Building.
*Cemeteries: The Elgin Cemetery is located just east of the Elgin Public School on Hwy 17.
Elgin Memorial Cemetery is one mile east of town at the intersection of Hwy 17 and Trail Road. For more information on either of these cemeteries call 580-492-5777.
St. Ann Catholic Cemetery is approximately ½ mile east of town on the north side of Hwy 17. For more information call 580-492-5914.
Fort Sill National Cemetery is located west of Elgin on 2648 Jake Dunn Road. For more information call 580-492-3200.
*Water: Elgin’s water supply comes from the Rush Springs aquifer. The city maintains four wells east of town. To establish water service, contact City Hall at 580-492-5777.
*Sewer: Elgin maintains a lagoon east of town. Sewage is included on the water bill for resident’s using city water.
*Garbage Collection: Garbage collection service is through the Multiple Community Services Authority and is included on the water bill.
*Animal Control: Animal control is privately contracted through the city. The dog pound is located on Welch Road. Dogs within the city limits must be licensed.
*Building Permits: Building permits are required for new construction, add-on renovations, garage conversions, permanent pools, fences, carports and storage buildings. Please contact City Hall for a complete list and fee schedule.
*Voting: Voting for all elections is at the First United Methodist Church Fellowship Hall, 619 G Street.
*Civic Center: Elgin maintains a Civic Center at 1st and I Street. It is used by the Delta Nutrition Program, an ASCOG AAA Title III Funded Nutrition Site, to feed lunch to senior citizens in the area. For more information call 580-492-4980.
*Elgin Community Library: The library is located next door to the City Hall at 8171 Hwy 17. Hours are T-Th 10-6, F & S 9-12. For more information call 580-492-6650.
*Fort Sill Industrial Park: The Elgin Economic Development Authority is actively working on the development and infrastructure throughout the park. The Fort Sill Industrial park is located off A Street.
Elgin City Council:
|Scott Richards||Council Member Ward I|
|Donna Shadoan||Council Member Ward II|
|Jeff Snow||Council Member Ward III|
|Patrick Croke||Council Member Ward IV|
Council Meetings are held the 2nd Tuesday of each month at 6pm in the City Hall.
Numbers to Know:
|Elgin Fire Department||580-492-6727|
|Elgin Police Department||580-492-5510|
|Comanche County Sheriff||580-353-4280|
|OK Highway Patrol||580-353-0783|
|Elgin City Hall||580-492-5777|
|Elgin Post Office||580-492-4795|
|Elgin Community Library||580-492-5660|
|Elgin Water Department||580-492-4800|
|Comanche Rural Water #1||580-492-4165|
|Comanche County Barn||580-492-4328/4189|