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Map showing the location of both Elkhorn City and location of what was Praise to the south west
 
Map showing the location of both Elkhorn City and location of what was Praise to the south west
  
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The city grew up around the mining activities along the Pine Mountain range.
 
The city grew up around the mining activities along the Pine Mountain range.
  
A Post Office was set up in Praise [[File:Green marker.png|20px|]] to the South West of Elkhorn, but later relocated to Elkhorn where the majority of the population would be served better.
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A Post Office named Praise opened up first but this was later renamed to Elkhorn.
  
 
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|[[File:{{PAGENAME}} a.jpg|thumb|450px|Last day of Postal Service for PRAISE on August 31st 1952, and First day of Postal Service for newly named Office in Elkhorn for its opening on 1st September 1952.]]
 
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Map showing the location of both Elkhorn City and location of what was Praise to the south west

Elkhorn City is a home rule-class city in Pike County, Kentucky, in the United States. The population was 982 at the 2010 census. The city is located in proximity to the Breaks Interstate Park.

The city grew up around the mining activities along the Pine Mountain range.

A Post Office named Praise opened up first but this was later renamed to Elkhorn.

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Last day of Postal Service for PRAISE on August 31st 1952, and First day of Postal Service for newly named Office in Elkhorn for its opening on 1st September 1952.