Elkhorn is a city located in the County of Douglas in the U.S. state of Nebraska. It is located to the west of Omaha. Covering a total area of about 10 sq. kms., the town is located at an elevated height of about 1215 ft. from the ground level. Most of the local residents are primarily involved with the local education, healthcare, community services and the retail sector. Some are also involved with the local tourism sector, although it is mainly a seasonal affair.