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Elk County, PA Public Records

Magisterial District Court 59-3-02 - Johnsonburg
409 G Center Street
Johnsonburg, PA 15845 http://www.co.elk.pa.us/index.php/mag
Hours: 8:30AM-4PM EST
P: 814-965-2663
F: 814-965-3355
Jurisdiction: Civil under $12,000, Eviction/Summary Offenses, Misdemeanor, Traffic, Ordinance, Prelim. Criminal
This court covers Boroughs of Johnsonburg and Ridgway as well as the Townships of Highland, Horton, Jones, Millstone, Ridgway, and Spring Creek.
Magisterial District Court 59-3-03 - St. Marys
810 South Michael Street
St. Marys, PA 15857
Hours: 8:30AM-4PM EST
P: 814-781-6995
Jurisdiction: Civil under $12,000, Eviction/Summary Offenses, Misdemeanor, Traffic, Ordinance, Prelim. Criminal
The court generally hears preliminary misdemeanor and felony cases which are then heard at the Common Pleas cases or are dismissed. his court covers City of St. Marys and Townships of Benezette, Fox, and Jay.
Court of Common Pleas - Criminal/Civil
PO Box 237
Ridgway, PA 15853 http://www.co.elk.pa.us/index.php/pro
Hours: 8:30AM-4PM EST
P: 814-776-5344
F: 814-776-5303
Couriers: 240 Main St
Ridgway, PA 15853
Jurisdiction: Felony, Misdemeanor, Civil, Eviction
Restricted Records: No mental health or juvenile records released
Note that the civil records clerk of the Court of Common Pleas is called the Prothonotary. In ths county the Prothonotary holds the office Clerk of Courts which deals with the record keeping and reporting of criminal cases.
Register of Wills
PO Box 314
Ridgway, PA 15853 http://www.co.elk.pa.us/index.php/reg
Hours: 8:30AM-4PM EST
P: 814-776-5349
F: 814-776-5382
Couriers: 240 Main Street
Ridgway, PA 15853
Jurisdiction: Probate
he Register of Wills processes all resident descendants estate and Inheritance Tax receipting/documentation for individuals domiciled in Elk County at the time of their death.

Elk County, PA Vital Records

Contact the Elk County Recorder Office of the County Recorder of Deeds if you would like to find vital records, such as birth, death, marriage, divorce, and real estate records.

Elk County Recorder
County Recorder of Deeds
240 Main St
Courthouse
Ridgway, PA 15853 http://www.co.elk.pa.us/index.php/reg
8:30AM-4PM EST
Phone: 814-776-5349
Fax: 814-776-5382
Recorded Documents

Elk County Vital Certificates

Elk County Vital Certificates

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Elk County Population Records

Total Land Area (2000): 828.65 sq mi
Population (2009): 32,011
  • Females: 50.1%
  • White: 98.7%
  • Black/African American: 0.3%
  • Asian: 0.5%
  • Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islander: 0%
  • Hispanic or Latino Origin: 0.6%
  • White, Not Hispanic: 98.1%
Population Change (2000-2009): -3,100
Foreign-Born Population (2000): 1.1%
Language other than English spoken at home (2000): 3.6%
Persons Below Poverty Level (2008): 9.4%
High School Graduates (2000): 82.7%
Bachelor’s Degree or Higher (2000): 12.3%
Persons per Household (2000): 2.45
Housing Units (2000): 18,115
Homeownership Rate (2000): 79.4%
Migration Flow to Elk County, PA from (2007-2008):

Elk County Records

Total Earnings by Industry, in thou. dol. (2007):
  • Total: $723,991
  • Construction: $26,501
  • Retail Trade: $35,753
  • Professional and Technical Services: $0
  • Healthcare: $84,144
  • Banking: $13,173
  • Retail Trade: $35,753
  • Accommodations and Food Services: $8,529
  • Manufacturing: $367,798
  • Farms: $-2,032
  • Government: $70,357
Employed (2000): 16,745
Unemployed (2000): 796
Unemployment Rate (2009): 12.8%
Annual Payroll per Employee (2007): $31,510
Local Government Employment (2007): 1,180
Local Government Revenue (2007): $79,576 (thou. dol.)
Local Government Debt (2007): $78,454 (thou. dol.)

Elk County Birth, Death Records

Births (2007): 298
  • Per 1,000 population: 9.1
Deaths (2007): 355
  • Per 1,000 population: 10.9
Infant Deaths (2007): 2
  • Per 1,000 population: 6.7

Elk County Criminal Records

Violent Crimes (2008): 34
  • Murder and non-negligent manslaughter: 1
  • Forcible rape: 4
  • Robbery: 3
  • Aggravated Assault: 26
Property Crimes (2008): 649
  • Burglary: 187
  • Larceny-Theft: 440
  • Motor Vehicle Theft: 22

Elk County Genealogy Records

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