Elk Rapids, Michigan

Elk Rapids is a village in Antrim County in the state of Michigan. The population was 1,642 at the 2010 census. The village is located within Elk Rapids Township, about 15 miles (24 km) north of Traverse City. It is physically split by the Elk River, which runs between nearby Elk Lake and Grand Traverse Bay.

Elk Rapids, Michigan
Village of Elk Rapids
Downtown Elk Rapids on River Street
Location within Antrim County
Elk Rapids
Location within the state of Michigan
Coordinates: 44°53′49″N 85°24′38″W
CountryUnited States
StateMichigan
CountyAntrim
TownshipElk Rapids
Platted1852
Incorporated1900
Government
  TypeVillage council
  PresidentJames Janisse
  ClerkCaroline Kennedy
Area
  Total2.01 sq mi (5.20 km2)
  Land1.65 sq mi (4.27 km2)
  Water0.36 sq mi (0.93 km2)
Elevation
597 ft (182 m)
Population
  Total1,642
  Estimate 
(2019)[3]
1,615
  Density978.79/sq mi (377.86/km2)
Time zoneUTC-5 (Eastern (EST))
  Summer (DST)UTC-4 (EDT)
ZIP code(s)
49629
Area code(s)231
FIPS code26-25320[4]
GNIS feature ID0625459[5]
WebsiteOfficial website