|Elevation||840 ft (260 m)|
|GNIS feature ID||434146|
Founded in 1906, Elwren had its start when the railroad was extended to that point. The name is a portmanteau of the names of founding families Eller, Whaley, Baker, and Breedon. A post office was established at Elwren in 1910, and remained in operation until 1934.
Elwren is located at.
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...named for them: Eller, Whaley, Baker, and Breeden.
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