Elevation is located near State Highway 36, about 4-miles southeast of Milano in southeastern Milam County.
It was built as a switch on the Gulf, Colorado and Santa Fe Railway, which was constructed through the area in 1881. The community is said to be named for the rise on which it is located. It had a population of 12 in 1990.
BIBLIOGRAPHY: Lelia M. Batte, History of Milam County, Texas (San Antonio: Naylor, 1956); Milam County Heritage Preservation Soc., Matchless Milam: History of Milam County (Dallas: Taylor, 1984); Handbook of Texas On-Line
Created on 15 Feb 2001 and last revised on 4 March 2003.