Signs of History


Formed April 18, 1843 from parts of McKean, Clearfield and Jefferson counties.  Named for the large elk herd that roamed the area. First State Game Lands established in Pennsylvania, in 1920, are here. The county seat, Ridgway was  settled in 1824.  City type: County Courthouse, Main St., Ridgway.

For a map directing you to Elk County click here.
 FIRST STATE GAME LANDS ( SR 1001 former LR 24013) SE of Glen Hazel.)
 ST. MARYS ( St. Marys near the Diamond.)
 IROQUOIS "MAIN ROAD" ( PA 66 & 948, Highland Twp.)

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Copyright 2002
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