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Elk County, Pennsylvania

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Please add profiles of those who were born, lived or died in Elk County, Pennsylvania.

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The county was created on April 18, 1843, from parts of Jefferson, Clearfield and McKean Counties, and is named for the Eastern elk that historically inhabited the region.

Adjacent Counties

Cities & Townships

  • Benezette
  • Fox
  • Highland
  • Horton
  • Jay
  • Jones
  • Millstone
  • Ridgway
  • Spring Creek
  • St. Mary's

Other Boroughs & Communities: Arroyo, Byrnedale, Dagus Mines, Force, James City, Johnsonburg, Kersey, Loleta, Portland Mills, Ridgway (County Seat), Weedville and Wilcox



Allegheny National Forest


Decker's Chapel

The O.B. Grant House

Lake City School

Ridgway Armory

The Weidenboerner House