Pennsylvania Elk County Public Libraries

By | January 1, 2023

We are providing a comprehensive directory of public libraries in Elk County, Pennsylvania. This list includes library formal name, street address, postal code, phone number and how many books are available. Check the following list to see all public libraries in Pennsylvania Elk County.

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1. Library System JOHNSONBURG PUBLIC LIBRARY
Street Address: 520 Market St, Johnsonburg, PA 15845
Phone Number: (814) 965-4110 Elk 27,884 18,616

2. Central Library JOHNSONBURG PUBLIC LIBRARY
Street Address: 520 Market St, Johnsonburg, PA 15845
Phone Number: (814) 965-4110 Elk N/A N/A

3. Central Library RIDGWAY FREE PUBLIC LIBRARY
Street Address: 329 Center St, Ridgway, PA 15853
Phone Number: (814) 773-7573 Elk N/A N/A

4. Library System RIDGWAY FREE PUBLIC LIBRARY
Street Address: 329 Center St, Ridgway, PA 15853
Phone Number: (814) 773-7573 Elk 36,959 22,037

5. Library System SAINT MARYS PUBLIC LIBRARY
Street Address: 127 Center St, St Marys, PA 15857
Phone Number: (814) 834-6141 Elk 104,905 52,156

6. Central Library SAINT MARYS PUBLIC LIBRARY
Street Address: 127 Center St, St Marys, PA 15857
Phone Number: (814) 834-6141 Elk N/A N/A

7. Central Library WILCOX PUBLIC LIBRARY
Street Address: 536 Marvin St, Wilcox, PA 15870
Phone Number: (814) 929-5639 Elk N/A N/A

8. Library System WILCOX PUBLIC LIBRARY
Street Address: 536 Marvin St, Wilcox, PA 15870
Phone Number: (814) 929-5639 Elk 2,846 3,247

Overview of Elk County, Pennsylvania

Elk County is a county located in the state of Pennsylvania. As of 2000, the population is 35,112.

Elk County was created on April 18, 1843 from parts of Jeferson, Clearfield and McKean Counties and named for the Elk which inhabited the region. Its county seat is Ridgway.

Geography

According to the U.S. Census Bureau, the county has a total area of 2,155 km² (832 mi²). 2,146 km² (829 mi²) of it is land and 9 km² (4 mi²) of it is water. The total area is 0.43% water.

Demographics

As of the census of 2000, there are 35,112 people, 14,124 households, and 9,745 families residing in the county. The population density is 16/km² (42/mi²). There are 18,115 housing units at an average density of 8/km² (22/mi²). The racial makeup of the county is 98.96% White, 0.15% Black or African American, 0.09% Native American, 0.35% Asian, 0.04% Pacific Islander, 0.10% from other races, and 0.31% from two or more races. 0.40% of the population are Hispanic or Latino of any race.

There are 14,124 households out of which 31.00% have children under the age of 18 living with them, 56.00% are married couples living together, 8.70% have a female householder with no husband present, and 31.00% are non-families. 27.30% of all households are made up of individuals and 13.60% have someone living alone who is 65 years of age or older. The average household size is 2.45 and the average family size is 2.99.

In the county, the population is spread out with 24.00% under the age of 18, 6.80% from 18 to 24, 28.60% from 25 to 44, 23.30% from 45 to 64, and 17.30% who are 65 years of age or older. The median age is 39 years. For every 100 females there are 98.00 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there are 95.30 males.

Municipalities

Cities

  • Marys

Boroughs

  • Johnsonburg
  • Ridgway

Townships

  • Benezette Township
  • Fox Township
  • Highland Township
  • Horton Township
  • Jay Township
  • Jones Township
  • Millstone Township
  • Ridgway Township
  • Spring Creek Township

Education

Community, Junior and Technical Colleges

  • North Central Industrial Technical Education Center