Elk County, Pennsylvania Records
Elk County is bordered by McKean County (north), Cameron County (east), Clearfield County (south), Jefferson County (southwest), Forest County (west), Warren County (northwest). A Map of Elk County, Pennsylvania contains detailed information about roads and boundaries, these maps may include rural communities, churches, and cemeteries.
Elk County Townships include Benezette, Fox, Highland, Horton, Jay, Jones, Millstone, Ridgway, Spring Creek.
Elk County Boroughs include Johnsonburg, Ridgway.
Elk County Cities & Towns include St. Marys. See also Elk County Municipalities Incorporation Dates.
Elk County, Pennsylvania Courthouse Records
The Clerk's Office DOES NOT DO RESEARCH. Most staff will assist people in finding the materials, but it is up to the individual to do the research.
The following dates indicates what vital, land, probate, and court records are in Elk county. The date listed for each record is usually the earliest registration filed. The date does not indicate that there are alot records for that year and does not mean that all such events were actually filed with the clerk.
- Elk County Recorder of Deeds has Land Records from 1844.
- Elk County Prothonotary / Clerk of Courts has Court & Divorce Records from 1844.
- Elk County Register of Wills/ Orphan's Court Clerk has Marriage & Probate Records from 1844 and Birth & Death Records from before Jan 1906.
- Elk County Tax Assessor Office has tax records.
Elk County, Pennsylvania Census Records
- Learn More: State of Pennsylvania Census Records
- U.S. Federal Population Schedules: 1850, 1860, 1870, 1880 (free index), 1890 (fragmented), 1900, 1910, 1920, 1930, 1940
- U.S. Federal Census Mortality Schedules: 1850, 1860, 1870 and 1880
- Selected U.S. Federal Census Agriculture Schedules: 1850, 1860, 1870 and 1880
- Selected U.S. Federal Census Industry Schedules: 1850, 1860, 1870 and 1880
- Union Veterans Schedules: 1890
Elk County, Pennsylvania Vital Records
- Learn More: State of Pennsylvania Vital Records
- Birth & Death Records: 1906 to present.
- Marriage Records: does not have marriage records. The marriage records should be available in the County Court House.
- Divorce Records: does not have marriage records. The marriage records should be available in the County Court House.
- Locations: Pennsylvania Office of Vital Statistics, Pennsylvania State Archives
- Vital Records Online: USAVital or Social Security Death Index
- Vital Records by Mail: Birth Certificate, Death Certificate Applications.
- In Person: Division of Vital Records, 101 South Mercer Street, Central Building, Room 401, New Castle, PA 16103; PH (724) 656-3100
Elk County, Pennsylvania Resources
- Pennsylvania Archives - Pennsylvania Historical & Museum Commission series contains records of pennsylvania, from 1664 to 1780, and includes military, marriage, tax and land records. This is a Free Database.
- Elk County Historical Society
- Elk County Genealogical Society
- Elk County, Pennsylvania Message Boards
Elk County, Pennsylvania External Links
- Historical Maps of Elk County, Pennsylvania - PA D.O.T.
- Historical Newspapers from Pennsylvania (1719 - 1997)
- Elk County, Pennsylvania Books - Amazon
- Elk Co., Pennsylvania - FindaGrave
- History of the counties of McKean, Elk, Cameron and Potter, Pennsylvania
- History of the counties of McKean, Elk and Forest, Pennsylvania
- Elk County, Pennsylvania Links - Cyndi's List
- Elk Co. PAGenweb
- Elk Co. Data Collections
- Elk County, Pennsylvania Military Records