Place:Elk, Pennsylvania, United States

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Elk County is a county located in the U.S. state of Pennsylvania. As of the 2010 census, the population was 31,946. Its county seat is Ridgway..

Elk 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.

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Timeline

Date Event Source
1843 County formed Source:Red Book: American State, County, and Town Sources
1844 Land records recorded Source:Red Book: American State, County, and Town Sources
1844 Probate records recorded Source:Red Book: American State, County, and Town Sources
1850 First census Source:Population of States and Counties of the United States: 1790-1990
1870 No significant boundary changes after this year Source:Population of States and Counties of the United States: 1790-1990

Population History

source: Source:Population of States and Counties of the United States: 1790-1990
Census Year Population
1850 3,531
1860 5,915
1870 8,488
1880 12,800
1890 22,239
1900 32,903
1910 35,871
1920 34,981
1930 33,431
1940 34,443
1950 34,503
1960 37,328
1970 37,770
1980 38,338
1990 34,878

Research Tips

External links

  • Outstanding guide to Elk County family history and genealogy resources (FamilySearch Research Wiki). Birth, marriage, and death records, censuses, wills, deeds, county histories, cemeteries, churches, newspapers, libraries, and genealogical societies.
  • www.co.elk.pa.us/


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